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  • Sounds detected might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

    Sounds detected might be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
    BEIJING -- An Australian ship towing a U.S. Navy "pinger" locator has twice picked up sustained signals that may be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s "black boxes," and searchers are likely to deploy an underwater exploratory vehicle...
  • CNN doubles down on missing Malaysian airliner

    CNN doubles down on missing Malaysian airliner
    CNN, enjoying a boost in ratings thanks to the public fascination with the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, has chosen to run with it and sharply limit coverage of other stories. This is not the first time a single incident...
  • Debris could be from Malaysia airliner, Australia says

    BEIJING --  Australian Prime Minter Tony Abbott said Thursday that two objects that could be wreckage of Malaysia Air flight 370 were found by satellites off the west coast of Australia. "New and credible information has come to light in relation to the...
  • Seattle helicopter crash: Investigators sorting through variables

    Investigators trying to determine why a news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle upon takeoff Tuesday were scheduled to examine the engine and sift through videos from surveillance and cellphone cameras in hopes of finding an explanation for the...
  • Media judgment, like Flight 370, has vanished

    Rush Limbaugh is right on this one. The reporting on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared March 8, has turned into a spectacle — not the good kind. It's all "such a show," Limbaugh told his listeners Monday. "We've got anchors and...
  • Disappearance of Flight 370 may affect travel to Malaysia

    Has the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly two weeks ago had an effect on travel to the Asian country? It depends on who you talk to. A Germany-based hotel booking website says it has seen a significant drop in searches among U.S....
  • Seniors on the Go: Airline safety -- where are we?

    Seniors on the Go: Airline safety -- where are we?
    "How safe is air travel?" The relentless media obsession with the mystery of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 again focuses attention on the broad question of airline safety. And despite the apparent tragic fate of the flight 370 passengers, last week's...
  • Passengers of Lauderdale-bound flight tell of 'scary' plane accident

    Passengers of Lauderdale-bound flight tell of 'scary' plane accident
    As federal authorities investigate the hard landing of a US Airways jet in Philadelphia that was supposed to fly to Fort Lauderdale, some of the 149 passengers who evacuated the flight described their frightening experiences Friday. From a window seat...
  • Chinese plane spots object in Malaysia jet search area

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A succession of satellite images from the Australians, the Chinese and the French, as well as a Chinese plane's report of "suspicious objects," has bolstered hopes for a breakthrough in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines...
  • Malaysia says jet crashed in sea; bad weather halts search

    Malaysia says jet crashed in sea; bad weather halts search
    SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR - Bad weather and rough seas on Tuesday forced the suspension of the search for any wreckage of a missing Malaysian jetliner that officials are now sure crashed in the remote Indian Ocean with the loss of all 239 people on board....
  • Missing Plane's Scary Flight Into Darkness

    Missing Plane's Scary Flight Into Darkness
    What is so captivating about the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370? For more than two weeks, international audiences followed minute-by-minute accounts of the search for the missing flight, and only this week were authorities...