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It is one of the great regrets of travel: You meet someone on a journey, come to know them intimately in just a few hours, then never see them again. You promise to keep in touch, but it seldom happens. When you return home, your own life takes over, and so does theirs, and the…

Text by Annie Hay  An Iranian Caspian Airlines plane bound for Yerevan, Armenia, crashed today at 11:30 a.m. local time in the Iranian Qazvin province, about 75 miles outside of Tehran. The plane, a 1987 Tupolev 154, was reported by witnesses as seeming to suddenly drop from the air and plunge to the ground, exploding…