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Malaysian Plane Crash

Let's Tell the Truth About This International Madness

Jim Wallis | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The horrible human costs and increasing danger the world is now facing in Gaza, Ukraine, and Iraq show the consequences of not telling the truth. And unfortunately, we seem to mostly have political leaders who are unwilling to admit the truth of what's happening, deal with root causes instead of exploiting symptoms, and then do everything possible to prevent the escalation of violence and further wars. Instead we have politicians who are mostly looking for opportunities to blame their political opponents, boost their own reputations, and protect business interests. Why don't we hold all those morally accountable who refuse political solutions and only work in favor of military solutions that have and will always fail?

Comprehending the Crash

Randy Malamud | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Randy Malamud

Why does a plane crash exert such a strong grip on our attention? Perhaps the answer is obvious, yet different crashes evoke such different kinds of stories, in terms of both media impact and more personal, emotional resonances.

AP's Horrible Malaysian Plane Mistake

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.23.2014 | Media

For the one zillionth time, punctuation matters. And not using it correctly, as the Associated Press showed Wednesday, can be the difference betwee...

Bicyclist Dies In Macabre Accident, Run Down By a Car on the Sidewalk

Linda Milazzo | Posted 09.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Whether it be Gaza, the sky, or a peaceful sidewalk in Los Angeles, all we have is our life. Those who take the lives of others, take away the universe. No one has that right.

Rush Limbaugh Finds The Obama Conspiracy In The Malaysian Plane Crash

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.17.2014 | Media

Rush Limbaugh couldn't help himself on Thursday after news broke that a Malaysian Airlines jet had crashed in eastern Ukraine. The radio show host...

GRAPHIC: Images Show Remains Of Downed Malaysian Plane

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

A Malaysian Airlines jetliner crashed in eastern Ukraine, near the Russian border, on Thursday. Malaysia Airlines confirmed it had lost contact with f...

Malaysia Airlines Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard. The plane was on its way from Amsterdam to ...

Malaysian Passenger Plane Crashes In Ukraine

Reuters | Anton Zverev | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

By Anton Zverev GRABOVO, Ukraine, July 17 (Reuters) - A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian militants on Thursday,...

What Truly Terrifies Us About the Missing Malaysian Airliner

Sandip Roy | Posted 05.10.2014 | Media
Sandip Roy

In a world where image is supreme, where television cameras fiercely jostle with each other for that prized shot, where ordinary people with mobile phones become citizen journalists, we expect tragedy, whether it's man-made or natural, to come fully illustrated. Flight MH370 has none of that.

Plane Carrying 239 People Loses Contact With Air Traffic Control

Posted 03.08.2014 | World

A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people lost contact with air traffic control early Saturday morning (local time). Flight MH370 is a B777-200 a...