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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 2 Lake Co. teens remain hospitalized after fatal Fla. plane crash

    2 Lake Co. teens remain hospitalized after fatal Fla. plane crash
    Officials on Monday may be a step closer to understanding what caused a plane crash that killed a Round Lake father and left his daughter and her friend hospitalized. Jeffrey Bronken was a few miles away from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport...
  • 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....
  • Isolated Alaskans push Department of Interior for road through refuge

    WASHINGTON A group of King Cove, Alaska, residents are in Washington this week attempting to persuade Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reverse her rejection of a road through a national wildlife refuge that would allow the isolated community access to...