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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...

Why Malaysia Airlines Texted (Yes, Texted) Families That There Are No Survivors

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 03.26.2014 | Technology

When Malaysia Airlines decided this morning that it would cease the search for survivors after new flight data proved flight MH370 crashed in the sout...

What We Know And Don't Know About Missing Plane

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.24.2014 | World

A summary of the questions answered, and still pending, about the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 after Malaysian Prime Minister Najib ...

Relatives Devastated After News On Missing Plane

AP | ARITZ PARRA and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Relatives shrieked and sobbed uncontrollably. Men and women nearly collapsed, held up by loved ones. Their grief came pouring out aft...

Malaysia Prime Minister: Flight MH370 Ended In The Indian Ocean

Posted 03.24.2014 | World

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on Monday that according to new data, flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean. The prime m...

The Latest On The Search For MH370

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.24.2014 | World

Chinese and Australian search planes spotted several objects in the southern Indian Ocean on Monday that could be debris from the missing Malaysian je...

Two Search Teams Spot Objects

AP | ROB GRIFFITH and SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 05.24.2014 | World

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A Chinese plane crew spotted a white, square-shaped object in an area identified by satellite imagery as containing possible...

Location Of Missing Plane Remains A Mystery

Reuters | Jane Wardell and Matt Siegel | Posted 05.23.2014 | World

SYDNEY/PERTH, March 24 (Reuters) - A Chinese military aircraft searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner spotted several "suspicious" fl...

Congressman: 'Frustration' With Malaysian Government Over Flight Search

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

A member of the House Aviation Subcommittee criticized the Malaysian government Sunday for a lack of openness with other nations as it the leads the s...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, the mystery of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 took another turn when Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that two objects -- one 80 feet long -- had been spotted by satellite 1,000 miles southwest of Australia. Multiple ships and planes were quickly dispatched, though the intensified search has turned up nothing so far. The story has transfixed the world, not least because of the shock that something the size of a 777 could just disappear in this era of 24/7 global surveillance. It's also tapped into our common humanity, as 26 nations are now assisting in the search. A grief-stricken mother who was carried out of a press conference on Wednesday brought the real stakes of finding the plane home. "My dear," she cried. "I don't know where my dear is -- twelve days! My son!" The media is consumed by the mystery; the families of the passengers are left to deal with the misery.

Weeks-Long Plane Search Turns Up Questions And Frustrations

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2014 | World

By Michael Martina and A. Ananthalakshmi KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 (Reuters) - Two weeks after a Malaysia Airlines airliner went missing with 239 peop...