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Search for Missing Plane Distracts From Bigger Environmental Concerns

David Dietz | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
David Dietz

With each potential discovery our hopes were raised only for the authorities and the media to casually inform us the debris or oil slicks were not from a plane but sea trash and oil slicks. The media's nonchalance and our societal indifference is hardly surprising but astoundingly scary.

New 'Ping' Detected In Hunt For MH370

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | World

By Matt Siegel and Swati Pandey SYDNEY/PERTH, Australia, April 10 (Reuters) - A new acoustic signal was detected in the h...

Public Finances Are on the Mend, but No Clean Bill of Health

Martine Guerguil | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Martine Guerguil

We've had a spate of good news on the economic front recently. Does this mean that we are finally out of the fiscal woods? According to our most recen...

This Ground Crew Is Working Nights To Keep MH370 Search Aloft

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 04.09.2014 | World

RAAF BASE PEARCE, Australia (AP) — As the brilliant orange glow of another Australian sunset fades and the raucous engines of the search planes stop...

New Ping Signals Boost Confidence In Malaysia Airlines Search

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2014 | World

By Matt Siegel and Swati Pandey SYDNEY/PERTH, Australia April 9 (Reuters) - Australian officials said on Wednesday two new "ping" sig...

Biggest Plane Hunt Yet In Indian Ocean

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | World

* Up to 13 planes, 11 ships to search Indian Ocean on Saturday * Ships using sonar equipment now trying to find black boxes ...

The Most Difficult Search 'In Human History'

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet launched a targeted underwater hunt on Friday for the plane's black bo...

Missing Plane Investigation Zeroes In On Pilots And Crew

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2014 | World

* Bad weather and lack of solid information hampering search * Malaysian investigation rules out passengers, focuses on pilots and crew * Search...

Chuck Hagel To Meet With His Malaysian Counterpart

AP | By LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet with Malaysia's defense minister this week, amid ongoing criticism abou...

Epic March Rap Up

Susie Sampson | Posted 06.01.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

There's no better way to recap March 2014 than with a RAP! Ukraine, Malaysia flight #MH370, Obamacare, Selfies, St. Patricks Day, Kissing Strangers, C...

Full Audio Transcript Of MH370 Communications

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.01.2014 | World

Malaysian authorities on Tuesday released their full transcript of the audio communications between Flight 370's cockpit and air traffic controllers b...

Malaysian Credibility In Jet Hunt Challenged Again

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT and GILLIAN WONG | Posted 04.01.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — It may mean little to investigators that the last words air traffic controllers heard from the lost jetliner were "Goo...

Account Of Final Words From Cockpit Of Missing Plane Changed

Reuters | Stuart Grudgings and Michael Martina | Posted 05.31.2014 | World

By Stuart Grudgings and Matt Siegel KUALA LUMPUR/PERTH, April 1 (Reuters) - The last words from the cockpit of a missing Malaysian je...

The Unspoken Malaysian Tragedy Of Flight MH370

Julian Tan | Posted 05.31.2014 | World
Julian Tan

Young Malaysians in particular, like myself, have intriguingly taken to the news of flight MH370 very strongly, connecting to it at an almost personal level (at least by indication on social media) irrespective of whether or not we knew any of the victims or their families.

More Objects Pulled From Sea But None Linked To Missing Plane

AP | GILLIAN WONG and ROB GRIFFITH | Posted 05.30.2014 | World

PERTH, Australia (AP) — The weekslong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is "an extraordinarily difficult exercise" but it will go on as long a...

Flight MH370: Stories Of That Final Day

AP | EILEEN NG and TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 03.29.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — One morning, many stories. The three women woke before sunrise that day, leaving their hotel while it was still dark ...

New Malaysia Plane Search Area Turns Up Objects

AP | GILLIAN WONG and ROB GRIFFITH | Posted 05.28.2014 | World

PERTH, Australia (AP) — The search area for the lost Malaysian jetliner moved 1,100 kilometers (680 miles) to the northeast on Friday, as Australian...

Plane Search Scours World's Roughest Seas

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2014 | World

* Second advanced U.S. P8 Poseidon to join Indian Ocean hunt * Search flights resume after treacherous weather eases * T...

Searchers In Hunt For Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Fight Fatigue

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU and ROB GRIFFITH | Posted 03.27.2014 | World

OVER THE SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN (AP) — They stare out at a punishingly unbroken expanse of gray water that seems, at times, to blend into the clouds....

What MH370 Says About Malaysia's Challenge

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.26.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Malaysia sits at a crossroads. The government has been widely criticized for a lack of perceived transparency, and although the legacy of semi-authoritarian rule remains strong, it's slowly changing in some fundamental ways.

Relatives Skeptical Of Plane Probe

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and DIDI TANG | Posted 03.26.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — The PowerPoint presentation wasn't enough. The analysis by British investigators that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was lost at sea wa...

When Something's Lost: Our Fascination With Flight MH370

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 05.25.2014 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

There have been mysterious and tragic stories before, but this one is different. Just what is it that makes this story so unique and riveting to us?

Furious Chinese Relatives Protest At Embassy

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and DIDI TANG | Posted 03.25.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Furious that Malaysia has declared their loved ones lost in a plane crash without physical evidence, Chinese relatives of the missing...

What Makes The Search For MH370 So Hard

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.25.2014 | World

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Not one object has been recovered from the missing airliner that Malaysian officials are now convinced plunged into the s...

China Demands Satellite Data Of Doomed Jet

AP | Posted 03.25.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- China demanded that Malaysia turn over the satellite data used to conclude that a Malaysia Airlines jetliner had crashe...