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After 2 Weeks, MH17 Site Finally Reached By Investigators

AP | MSTYSLAV CHERNOV | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wrecka...

We Had Our 9/11 (But Pretended It Didn't Happen)

Carlos Carnicero Urabayen | Posted 09.30.2014 | World
Carlos Carnicero Urabayen

That Europe is not raising its voice to stop the bloodshed in Gaza is no big surprise. What is more striking, however, is that a missile intentionally launched by someone shot down a civilian aircraft carrying numerous EU citizens amongst its passengers and somehow we have reacted as if it was due to a storm or a little bird inside of one of the motors.

Malaysia's Prime Minister In Netherlands To Discuss Flight MH17

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 09.30.2014 | World

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday called on Ukrainian and pro-Russian separatists to agree to a cease-fire in the area surround...

The West Agrees To Wider Sanctions On Russia Over The Crisis In Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 09.27.2014 | World

By Gabriela Baczynska and Aleksandar Vasovic KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine, July 28 (Reuters) - U.S. and European leaders agreed on Monday to ...

Heavy Fighting Turns Back International Police From MH17 Crash Site

AP | MSTYSLAV CHERNOV and PETER LEONARD | Posted 09.27.2014 | World

SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and sma...

Police Visit To MH17 Disaster Site Canceled

AP | DMITRY LOVETSKY and PETER LEONARD | Posted 09.26.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain contro...

First MH17 Victim Identified

AP | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government says the first victim has been identified from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster. The nam...

Malaysia Air Flight 17: Let Grief, Not Anger, Guide Us

Martin Hellman | Posted 09.24.2014 | World
Martin Hellman

Wars bring out the worst on all sides, and to be effective in preventing future tragedies such as MH17, we need to stop blaming others and start taking responsibility for our own mistakes.

Dedicated to the Employees of Malaysia Airlines

Helen Davey | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

As a veteran Pan Am flight attendant from 1965 to 1986, and a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist for the past 27 years, I feel compelled to reach out t...

MH17: Cold War Replay?

John Feffer | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
John Feffer

Before this war in Ukraine claims more victims and sends U.S.-Russian relations into a deep freeze, both Obama and Putin need to realize that both sides benefit a great deal more from cooperation than confrontation.

Tonight We Are All Dutch

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
Dorian de Wind

Ironically, and tragically, the Netherlands moment of victory in Russia has been wretchedly eclipsed and marred by the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 by a Russian missile reportedly with the knowledge and support of the same country that hosted those Winter Games.

I Don't Want Your Apology. I Want You to Think Before You Tweet.

Madeline Wahl | Posted 09.22.2014 | Entertainment
Madeline Wahl

Why make the statement at all? Why feel the need to tweet something immediately instead of sleeping on it, or even waiting five minutes and actually considering whether it's something that should be sent out into the world?

Vladimir Putin and Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns

Spencer Green | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Galifianakis: I didn't wear a shirt because I thought, you know, that would make you feel more comfortable.

MH17: An Unintended Consequence

Michael Kay | Posted 09.22.2014 | World
Michael Kay

The proliferation of Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS) amongst rebels and militia has exponentially increased the threat to aircraft and helicopters that operate above lands where governance is scarce and tensions are rife.

Planes Carrying Remains Of MH17 Passengers Arrive In The Netherlands

AP | DOROTHEE THIESING | Posted 09.22.2014 | World

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) -- Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed ...

Obama Pledges Justice In Visit To Dutch Embassy

AP | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Tuesday to the nearly 200 citizens of the Netherlands who died when a Malaysia Airlines flight...

A Word or Two About Investing in Russia

Mary Buffett | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Mary Buffett

While the standard of living has increased based on its strengths as an energy exporter, Russia's climate for creating a transparent investment environment still seems to be at least a generation away.

Obama Using Malaysia Airlines Crash To Advance 'Radical Homosexual Agenda,' Pundit Declares

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.22.2014 | Gay Voices

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer fired off at President Barack Obama's response to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Uk...

Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukrainian Govt-Held Territory

AP | SERGEI CHUZAVKOV and JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 09.21.2014 | World

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but...

Grieving Father To Putin: 'Thank You For Murdering My Child'

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

The father of a 17-year-old passenger aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wrote a heartbreaking public letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin. ...

Honoring the HIV/AIDS Activists Killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (AUDIO/VIDEO)

Nicholas Snow | Posted 09.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

As people throughout the world mourn the passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, HIV/AIDS activists are particularly heartbroken over the loss of some of the world's leading researchers in the fight against the disease, who were on their way to the World AIDS Conference in Melbourne. I dedicated a recent episode of Nicholas Snow Live to the memory of those lost.

Senate Confirms Obama Pick For UN Job Following Downed Malaysian Flight

AP | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's choice to serve as U.S. representative to the U.N.'s International Civil Aviatio...

Sam Stein

White House Case Against Russia In MH17 Crash: There Is No Believable Alternative | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top Obama administration officials said Monday they have high confidence that Russian influence and weaponry was directly responsible fo...

Ukraine Rebels Hand Over Black Boxes

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine, July 22 (Reuters) - A senior separatist leader, Aleksander Borodai, handed over two black boxes from an airliner downed over eastern...

The Dangers of Flying Over War Zones

John Nicholson | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics
John Nicholson

There are certainly plenty of other hotspots and danger zones across the globe through which flights have passed daily for years without incident. This is due to several known factors.