Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recalled Harrison Ford jumping out from behind a big potted plant. He wasn’t playing Han Solo or Indiana Jones, but rather a conservationist handing out a position paper on the oceans.
“Non-Stop,” featuring Liam Neeson as a sky marshal battling a ransom-seeking terrorist in-flight, opened as the top-grossing film in U.S. and Canadian cinemas, toppling “The Lego Movie” from a three-weekend run as No. 1.
A plan to close 149 air-traffic control towers has galvanized opposition like few other moves under U.S. automatic budget cuts, uniting lawmakers with businesses, unions and an advocacy group with Harrison Ford in its corner.