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  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist
    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • 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...
  • Searchers track new 'pings' in hunt for missing Malaysia plane

    Searchers track new 'pings' in hunt for missing Malaysia plane
    An Australian ship searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner has picked up signals consistent with the beacons from aircraft black box recorders, in what search officials said on Monday was the most promising lead yet in the month-long hunt....
  • U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in Persian Gulf

    U.S. Navy to test laser weapon aboard ship in Persian Gulf
    The Navy plans to install a laser weapon prototype on a ship this summer for at-sea testing in the Persian Gulf. The technology, called the Laser Weapon System, will be the first of its kind to be deployed, the Navy said. The idea is that the laser...
  • Malaysia plane search: Pings no longer heard

    Malaysia plane search: Pings no longer heard
    An Australian ship which picked up possible "pings" from the black box recorders of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner has been unable to detect any further signals and time is running out to narrow the massive search, officials said Tuesday. Angus...
  • Give the Kaufmans a break: sailing adventure was brazen, not stupid

    Give the Kaufmans a break: sailing adventure was brazen, not stupid
    Maybe because I’m not a parent, I don’t have a problem with the San Diego couple who decided to set sail across the South Pacific in a 36-foot boat from Mexico with their 1-year-old and 3-year-old daughters in tow. Even though things went...
  • More signals are detected that may be from Malaysian jetliner

    More signals are detected that may be from Malaysian jetliner
    BEIJING — An Australian ship hunting for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has picked up two more transmissions similar to those of the jet's "black boxes," and the coordinator of the search said Wednesday the "pings" were helping to narrow the...
  • Missing Malaysia plane: New 'ping' signals renew confidence

    Missing Malaysia plane: New 'ping' signals renew confidence
    Australian officials said on Wednesday two new "ping" signals had been detected in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, boosting confidence after more than a month of fruitless searching for the missing jetliner. The signals, which could be...
  • Around Town

    Around Town
    GIVING H.B. man still giving his all Huntington Beach resident Patrick Earley recently completed his 800th platelet donation through the Red Cross. Earley, 88, has been a dedicated donor of lifesaving platelets since the early 1990s, according to a...
  • Mysterious rumbling along coast wasn't earthquake, experts say

    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Some residents in Long Beach and the north Orange County coast reported feeling and hearing what some thought was an earthquake Wednesday afternoon. But Caltech seismologist Kate Hutton said no...
  • T.J. McFarland recalled from Triple-A Norfolk; Orioles mulling next step with Tommy Hunter

    Left-hander T.J. McFarland was prepared to make his scheduled start for Triple-A Norfolk on Friday when he received a call telling him he was headed to Baltimore to give a depleted bullpen an extra arm. McFarland arrived at Camden Yards about 90 minutes...