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Malaysia Airlines 370: Australia Checks 2 Objects in Remote Ocean

Malaysia Airlines 370: Australia Checks 2 Objects in Remote Ocean

Originally posted 03/20/2014 07:25AM

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Cover Story: The Missing Loved Ones Aboard Mystery Flight 370

Cover Story: The Missing Loved Ones Aboard Mystery Flight 370

Originally posted 03/19/2014 11:00AM

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The Faces of Flight 370: Stories of the Missing

The Faces of Flight 370: Stories of the Missing

Originally posted 03/19/2014 08:00AM

When they boarded Malaysia Flight 370 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in the early morning hours of March 8, passengers were expected to land that same day in Beijing.

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Courtney Love Searches for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Plane | Courtney Love

Courtney Love Searches for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Plane

Originally posted 03/18/2014 11:00AM

As the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 enters its 11th day, an unlikely figure has stepped forward to help with the mystery: Courtney Love.

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Malaysian Official: There's Still Hope for Finding Missing Jet Intact

Malaysian Defense Minister Says There's Still Hope for Finding Missing Jet Intact

Originally posted 03/17/2014 01:40PM

The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia scoured the southern Indian Ocean and China offered 21 satellites to respond to Malaysia's call for help in the unprecedented hunt.

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Plane's Disappearance Was Deliberate, Says Malaysian Leader

Malaysian Leader: Plane's Disappearance Was Deliberate

Originally posted 03/15/2014 08:30AM

The Malaysian jetliner missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about 7½ hours after takeoff, meaning it could have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or into the southern reaches of the Indian Ocean, Malaysia's leader said Saturday.

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Where Is Malaysia Flight 370? 6 New Theories (and 2 That Led Nowhere)

Where Is Malaysia Flight 370? 6 New Theories (and 2 That Led Nowhere)

Originally posted 03/14/2014 03:00PM

What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370? The March 8 disappearance of the jetliner, and the 239 people on board, has led to an urgent and extensive hunt for answers, as multiple nations pour over satellite images, military observations and airplane transmissions in a bid to determine whether the plane kept flying after it dropped off radar early Saturday morning.

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Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: A Brief History of Disappearing Planes

UpdatePosted 03/11/2014 07:00PM

Before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: A Brief History of Disappearing Planes

Originally posted 03/14/2014 02:45PM

The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet has left many wondering: How can a commercial airplane with hundreds of passengers aboard disappear without a trace?

It's happened several times before. As NBC News reports, despite advances in technology, every plane that ventures more than 120 miles from land disappears from radar. (Intercontinental flights rely on satellites to keep air traffic controllers up to date on their position.)

If Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 did crash in the waters off of Southeast Asia as suspected, even finding the wreckage would be a tall task: Unsure of its exact location, authorities have thousands of miles of ocean to check.

Flight 370 is only the most recent aircraft to vanish without a trace. Below, a look at other famous air mysteries.

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American on Missing Airlines Jet 'Was a Wonderful Man,' Ex-Wife Says

American on Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet 'Was a Wonderful Man,' Ex-Wife Says

Originally posted 03/08/2014 05:05PM

As searchers scoured the Gulf of Thailand for the wreckage of a Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing on Friday, the family of Philip Wood, the only adult American on board, released a statement about the Texas native.

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