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  • Why the Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared

    Why the Malaysia Airlines jet might have disappeared
    The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth. So the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet well into its flight Saturday morning over the South China Sea...
  • Largest predatory dinosaur in Europe named for 'Dinotopia' author

    Largest predatory dinosaur in Europe named for 'Dinotopia' author
    James Gurney, the author and illustrator of the "Dinotopia" book series, has had a dinosaur named after him.  And it happens to be a particularly cool dinosaur, too. Torvosaurus gurneyi is the largest predatory land dinosaur ever discovered in Europe,...
  • Meet the Beatles -- in books

    Meet the Beatles -- in books
    On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
  • Simon Cowell crosses the Atlantic to welcome baby son Eric

    Simon Cowell crosses the Atlantic to welcome baby son Eric
    Simon Cowell raced across the Atlantic Ocean on Friday and it was worth the effort: His son with girlfriend Lauren Silverman was born in New York on Valentine's Day. Cowell, 54, hopped a jet in London after getting word that Silverman was in labor and...
  • Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy

    Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy
    The captain went down with his ship. The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...
  • Beyond the Black History Month hit parade

    Beyond the Black History Month hit parade
    Black History Month reminds me of a really great golden oldies station, always blaring the same handful of terrific tunes. Every February, it plays Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman soul — with a chorus or two of the George...
  • Hindenburg partial replica is highlight of Zeppelin Museum in Germany

    Hindenburg partial replica is highlight of Zeppelin Museum in Germany
    FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — I am looking at a piece of the Hindenburg — or, rather, its replica: its lounge, reading and writing room, passenger cabins and smoking room (yes, there was one) and bar. It's part of the Zeppelin Museum, in the...
  • An ecosystem of our own making could pose a threat

    An ecosystem of our own making could pose a threat
    Elizabeth Lopez maneuvered a massive steel claw over the side of a 134-foot sailboat and guided its descent through swaying kelp and schools of fish 10 miles off the coast of San Diego. She was hoping to catch pieces of a mysterious marine ecosystem...
  • U.S. Navy jet crashes into ocean off the Virginia coast

    U.S. Navy jet crashes into ocean off the Virginia coast
    A pilot was rescued after his U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed off the coast of Virginia on Wednesday, Navy officials confirmed. The F/A-18E Super Hornet jet went down 45 miles from Oceana, Va., home to a base that hosts the Navy's East Coast attack-...
  • Navy recovers body of pilot missing in helicopter crash

    Navy recovers body of pilot missing in helicopter crash
    Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia is preparing for a memorial service on Friday after the recovery of the body of a pilot missing in a helicopter crash. Navy officials said the body of Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, 39, of Santee, Calif., was recovered on...
  • Breezy Point looks back a year after Superstorm Sandy

    Breezy Point looks back a year after Superstorm Sandy
    NEW YORK — As Superstorm Sandy roared ashore a year ago, the Atlantic Ocean swelled into the streets of Breezy Point, triggering a conflagration that devoured home after home in this neighborhood perched on a sliver of land on the fringes of New...