PHOTOS: Venomous spider found in container in Honolulu
2009: Passengers aboard a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam foil an attempt to blow up the plane as it's landing in Detroit by seizing Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian who was trying to set off explosives sewn into his underwear. Adbulmutallab, who suffered burns to his hands, right inner thigh and genitalia in the foiled attack, would eventually be convicted of eight criminal counts, including attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and attempted murder of 289 people. On Feb. 16, 2012, he was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
George Washington crosses the Delaware, "To Kill a Mockingbird" premieres, Gorbachev resigns, and passengers on a Christmas flight into Detroit foil the "Underwear Bomber," all on this day.
Her young life plagued by cancer, 12 year-old Taylor is now finding her voice and inspiring others to help families in need.
It was the latest in a series of dangerous voyages as hundreds of men, women and children boarded a boat in Libya, hoping to make it safely to Europe.
But after a couple of days at sea, in the dark of night Saturday, the ship was in distress in the Me...
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