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  • Asiana crash not expected to damage airline long-term

    Asiana crash not expected to damage airline long-term
    Before Asiana Airlines Flight 214 struck a sea wall at the edge of San Francisco International Airport, the Seoul-based carrier was planning a huge expansion of its fleet in hopes of capitalizing on the surge in air traffic from Asia. The devastating...
  • Korea and the power of politics

    SEOUL — Americans like to pretend that politics don't matter and to bemoan the slight differences between our political parties. These are luxuries we can afford as the world's richest and most stable country. But for much of the world, politics are...
  • Tom Cruise is apparent victim of a 'shots fired' 'swatting' hoax

     
    Beverly Hills police surrounded actor Tom Cruise's home Thursday after a report of shots fired that appeared to be another "swatting" hoax, authorities said. Authorities were still investigating the call, which they said did not originate inside Cruise'...
  • Hyundai Offers Sneak Peek of Luxury Sports Coupe Concept

     
    Hyundai announced this week that its new luxury sports coupe concept, the HND-9, will make its world debut on Thursday at South Korea's 2013 Seoul Motor Show. The Korean automaker released artist renderings of the concept's sleek, futuristic exterior,...
  • Pilot of plane that crashed was in training, Asiana says

    The pilot flying Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco, killing two and injuring scores more, had only 43 hours of experience flying Boeing 777 aircraft, a spokeswoman for Asiana Airlines said Sunday. He was in training to fly the 777 when...
  • 2 killed in jet crash at San Francisco International Airport

    SAN FRANCISCO — An Asiana Airlines jetliner crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two and injuring more than 180, as screaming passengers slid down rescue chutes before flames filled the cabin. Dozens of...
  • San Francisco plane crash: Two dead were teens from China

    San Francisco plane crash: Two dead were teens from China
    The two passengers who died on the Asiana Airlines flight that crash landed in San Francisco were teenagers from China, a Korean news service agency reported Sunday. The Seoul-based Yonhap News Agency, covering a press conference held by Asiana Airlines...
  • Asiana Airlines president apologizes for S.F. airplane crash

    SAN FRANCISCO — The head of Asiana Airlines apologized Sunday for the weekend plane crash that killed two teenage passengers. "I sincerely apologize over the accident, and to the passengers on board and their families," Yoon Young-doo, Asiana's...
  • Asiana jet was well below its target speed before crash, NTSB says

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Asiana Flight 214 was flying significantly below its target speed and was "approaching a stall" moments before it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, a federal official said Sunday. The flight data recorder indicated...
  • NTSB official offers new details on S.F plane crash

    NTSB official offers new details on S.F plane crash
    Asiana Flight 214 made no distress calls and appeared to be operating smoothly moments before it slowed to a near-stall, crashed into a seawall near the runway and broke apart, a federal official said Sunday. “There is no discussion of any...
  • S.F. plane crash: Victims identified as 16-year-old Chinese girls

    The two passengers killed in a fiery plane crash in San Francisco were identified Sunday as two 16-year-old Chinese girls who may have been part of a group coming to the United States for summer camp.    Asiana Airlines identified the victims as Wang...