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  • 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....
  • Faster Wi-Fi on flights leads to battle in the sky

    NEW YORK/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems. With satellite-based Wi-Fi, Internet speeds on jetliners are getting lightning fast. And...
  • Airline fatalities dropped in 2013, study says

    While crews continue to search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, a global airline trade group reported a steep drop in the number of airline fatalities in 2013, compared to the previous year. The International Air Transport Assn. reported 210...
  • Boeing blames pilots for Asiana 777 crash last year

    Boeing on Monday firmly blamed the pilots for last year's crash of an Asiana Airlines 777 in San Francisco, telling the National Transportation Safety Board that the crash "would have been avoided had the flight crew followed procedures." "This...
  • Cook judge throws out Malaysia plane suit filed by Chicago firm

    Cook judge throws out Malaysia plane suit filed by Chicago firm
    If Ribbeck Law Chartered filed the first court action in connection with the missing Malaysia Airlines jet just to get its name out there, the plan apparently worked. But the attention might not be the kind the Chicago-based law firm had envisioned....
  • Last words: 'Good night Malaysian 370'

    The last words spoken by one of the pilots of the missing Malaysian Airlines airliner to the control tower were "Good night Malaysian three seven zero", Malaysia's civil aviation authority said, changing the previous account of the last message as a...
  • Malaysia plane: Search goes on in ocean's stirred 'teacup' of garbage

    Malaysia plane: Search goes on in ocean's stirred 'teacup' of garbage
    BEIJING — The search and rescue teams working off the west coast of Australia seeking the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 discovered what oceanographers have been warning: Even the most far-flung stretches of ocean are full of garbage. For...
  • Malaysia plane: Confronting searchers is an ocean full of garbage

    Malaysia plane: Confronting searchers is an ocean full of garbage
    BEIJING -- The search and rescue teams working off the west coast of Australia seeking the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 discovered what oceanographers have been warning: Even the most far-flung stretches of ocean are full of garbage. For the...
  • Malaysia plane search: Race against time to find black box

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 could take years, U.S. Navy officials suggested Sunday, as search and rescue officials raced to locate the plane's black box recorder days before its batteries are set to die. Ten ships and as many...
  • Search for Malaysian jet grows, but poor weather again forecast

    Search for Malaysian jet grows, but poor weather again forecast
    Ten ships and as many aircraft will search a swathe of the Indian Ocean west of Perth on Sunday, trying again to find some trace of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 after more than three weeks of fruitless and frustrating hunting. Numerous...
  • Will Malaysia Airlines survive the loss of Flight 370?

    Will Malaysia Airlines survive the loss of Flight 370?
    Even before the disappearance of its Boeing 777, Malaysia Airlines faced financial turbulence and stiff competition from low-cost carriers in Asia. Still, airline experts say Malaysia's flagship carrier could survive the economic blow of the disaster by...