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  • 3 more arrested in China knife attack in Kunming

    KUNMING, China — Three more suspects were arrested in connection with the weekend knife attacks in southern China that left 29 people dead, and the assailants' leader has been identified, authorities said late Monday. The Ministry of Public...
  • U.S. pulls out ship, sends in planes to hunt for Malaysia jetliner

    U.S. pulls out ship, sends in planes to hunt for Malaysia jetliner
    The U.S. military pulled its warship out of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Monday and will rely instead on sophisticated submarine-hunting aircraft, a sign of just how complex the international search for the missing Boeing 777 has...
  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...
  • Missing Malaysia plane inquiry focuses on the 239 on board

    Missing Malaysia plane inquiry focuses on the 239 on board
    BEIJING — Like an Agatha Christie whodunit, the investigation of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now focusing on a finite circle of suspects: the 227 passengers and 12 crew members of the missing plane. While loath to call...
  • Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders

    Malaysia jet investigation focuses on transponders
    WASHINGTON — A week after one of the most advanced commercial aircraft ever built vanished with 239 people aboard, an international effort involving fleets of ships, planes and satellites appears to be chasing fragmentary data and theories...
  • Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory

    Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory
    WASHINGTON — A review of emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing to suggest the pilots on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 purposely diverted it from its Beijing destination, according to two U.S. law enforcement...
  • Search for Malaysia Airlines plane expands much farther west

    Search for Malaysia Airlines plane expands much farther west
    BEIJING — The search for elusive Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 shifted to waters around India based on suggestions the aircraft may have flown longer and farther than previously thought. After six days of fruitless searches in the Gulf of Thailand,...
  • Search for Malaysia Airlines jet focuses on waters off Vietnam

    Search for Malaysia Airlines jet focuses on waters off Vietnam
    BEIJING — Search-and-rescue teams Thursday zoomed in on shallow waters off the southeastern coast of Vietnam looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after Chinese satellite photos appeared to show large objects floating in the sea. The findings...
  • Bangladesh women find liberty in hard labor

    Bangladesh women find liberty in hard labor
    DHAKA, Bangladesh — Mukhta Mollah deftly smooths the red fabric and guides it through a whirling sewing machine. She sews side seams on women's blouses bound for America. Eight hours a day or longer in this hot and sweaty factory. Six days a week....
  • Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course

    Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course
    BEIJING — The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grew more puzzling Tuesday as reports suggested the plane may have veered more than 300 miles west of its intended flight path and flew lower and longer than previously thought....
  • Search planes spot what may be a door from missing Malaysia jet

    Search planes spot what may be a door from missing Malaysia jet
    BEIJING — Vietnamese aircraft searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet spotted what authorities said may be a door from the plane and boats were attempting to reach the debris early Monday. As about 40 ships and more than 20 airplanes...