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  • Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane foiled by depth

    A U.S. Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean had its first mission cut short after exceeding its 4.5 km (2.8 mile) depth limit, Australian search authorities said on Tuesday. The launch...
  • Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies

    Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies
    A bitter debate has raged in the Pentagon for several months about the wisdom of taking the nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington out of service to save money. The Washington, at 24 years old a relatively young vessel, is due for a costly refit, a...
  • Malaysia Airlines plane search goes underwater

    Malaysia Airlines plane search goes underwater
    BEIJING — Investigators looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have put away their towed pinger locator and are about to call off searches for surface debris. Now, it's all up to a little yellow robotic submarine to find the missing Boeing 777...
  • Malaysia plane search undersea could take 2 months

    Malaysia plane search undersea could take 2 months
    A U.S. Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 230-square-mile area where the plane is believed to have sunk, U.S. search authorities said Tuesday. The...
  • 'I love you,' student texts mom from sinking South Korea ferry

    'I love you,' student texts mom from sinking South Korea ferry
    SEOUL -- As a ferry carrying 462 people slowly sank off South Korea’s southern coast Wednesday, a high school student sent a heartbreaking cellphone text message. “Mom,” it said, “This might be my last chance to tell you I love...
  • Oil slick not linked to missing jet, Australians say

    BEIJING — Australian authorities coordinating the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said Thursday that lab tests have shown that an oil slick found in the search area last Sunday is not aircraft engine fuel or hydraulic fluid. Searchers are...
  • World of SEALs revealed in photo exhibit

    World of SEALs revealed in photo exhibit
    Many years ago, when she was relatively new to the world of photography — to the world, actually, since she was only 7 years old — Stephanie Freid-Perenchio went on a family vacation to Yosemite National Park and, oh, let's let her tell the...
  • Gone with the wind farm?

    Gone with the wind farm?
    For Southern Maryland, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station is an economic engine like no other. It accounts for $6.6 billion in economic activity, including 41,185 jobs, so it's small wonder that elected leaders from that region of the state are...
  • Sub scanning ocean floor for Flight 370 nears midpoint of search

    BEIJING — Authorities using a robotic submarine to look for wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 said Saturday they expect to complete the search of the “focused underwater area” in five to seven days. Shortly after officials...
  • Underwater scans for missing Malaysia plane could end within week

    The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial series of sonar scans of the Indian Ocean floor could be completed within a week. The air, surface and underwater search...
  • Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days

    Australia sees 'regroup' on Malaysian plane search in a few days
    Australia will decide in a few days whether to alter or scale back the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but will consult all countries involved on any changes, Australia's ambassador to the United States said on Sunday. Kim Beazley...