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  • CinemaCon 2014: Angelina Jolie previews long-awaited 'Unbroken'

    CinemaCon 2014: Angelina Jolie previews long-awaited 'Unbroken'
    LAS VEGAS — At CinemaCon, most movie studios trot out a slew of their most recognizable actors and filmmakers. But when Angelina Jolie is in town, there’s really no need to bring any other star on stage. That was the message Universal...
  • Malaysia Airlines jet: Satellite spots 122 objects in search area

    BEIJING -- Malaysian authorities said Wednesday they were encouraged by new satellite images provided by France showing 122 floating objects off the Australian coast that could be debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The discovery...
  • Burger King Baby story is triumph of hope

    One of my friends, exasperated with the media overkill relating to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, posted this a few days ago on his Facebook page: "BREAKING NEWS!!! Some country's satellite may have seen something floating around somewhere in the ocean....
  • Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather

    Aircraft searches for a Malaysia jetliner presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean have been called off for Thursday due to bad weather, a U.S. Navy officer told Reuters. "The forecast in the area was calling for severe icing, severe turbulence...
  • New satellite images raise hope of retrieving Malaysian jet debris

    New satellite images raise hope of retrieving Malaysian jet debris
    BEIJING — Malaysian authorities said Wednesday that they were encouraged by new images from European satellites showing 122 floating objects off the Australian coast that could be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. The discovery...
  • Chicago area girl dies after plane crash that also killed father

    Chicago area girl dies after plane crash that also killed father
    Katherine Bronken, the 15-year-old girl from Round Lake who was injured in a plane crash that killed her father over the weekend, has died, officials said. Katherine and a friend were passengers in a small plane piloted by her father, Jeffrey Bronken,...
  • Chicago law firm plans to represent passengers on board Malaysian flight

    Chicago law firm plans to represent passengers on board Malaysian flight
    A Chicago-based law firm said it expects to represent families of more than half of the passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight in a lawsuit against the carriers and Boeing Co, alleging the plane had crashed due to mechanical failure....
  • In Washington state mudslide, more searching than rescuing

    DARRINGTON, Wash. — Residents of this tiny town cut off by Saturday's deadly mudslide jammed into the noisy gym, thirsting for information. The crowd buzzed, the heater clanked and the speakers' words echoed in the cavernous space. But Brian...
  • Search for Malaysia jet shifts 680 miles northeast

    BEIJING — The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said Friday it had a new "credible lead" that suggested Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 probably crashed 680 miles northeast of the search area where more than a dozen planes and ships have been...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Community Boating Volunteers are needed at Annapolis Community Boating for positions in office work, marketing, maintenance, and helping to facilitate boating opportunities. Information: 410-703-8248 or email Lorie Stout at info@annapolisboating.org....
  • Pilot killed when small plane crashes near Yosemite

    A pilot was killed Friday when his small, custom-built plane crashed in Central California at the foot of the Sierra. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said the single-engine, amateur-built Bowers Fly Baby 1A crashed just after 10...