Boeing engine, vanished princess, and what killed the dinosaurs

Here are some interesting reads (and videos to watch):

I just knew something was wrong

The engine of a Boeing jet failed after take-off, dropping debris over a residential area near Denver, Colorado.

Watch a video filmed by a passenger on the BBC.

The princess who vanished

Dramatic new details have come to light about the extraordinary kidnapping and secretive detention of Princess Latifa in Dubai…

Rather long but interesting read on the BBC

A New Theory for What Killed the Dinosaurs

American researchers have a new theory about how an object struck the Earth and caused the dinosaurs to die off.

Scientists mostly agree on where the impact happened about 65 million years ago. In recent years, researchers have presented evidence that the impact was caused by an asteroid. The theory suggests the asteroid came from an area between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter…

Read the rest on VOA LEARNING ENGLISH (in Simple English with audio recording)

The Good Reads series provides an opportunity to read and watch real news stories and more in English.

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