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  • TV Networks Break Into Regular Programming To Report Fate of Malaysia Airline 370

    Several broadcast outlets broke into regularly scheduled programming around 10 a.m. eastern to relay the latest - and seemingly final - details on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight that has captivated so many around the world. The details announced...
  • The water revolution California needs

    This year's drought has thrown California into a sudden tizzy, a crisis of snowpack measurements, fish-versus-people arguments and controversial cuts in water deliveries. But in reality, crisis is the permanent state of water affairs in the Golden State...
  • Malaysia prime minister: Flight 'ended in the southern Indian Ocean'

    Malaysia prime minister: Flight 'ended in the southern Indian Ocean'
    BEIJING -- A grim-faced Malaysian prime minister had an emergency late-night news conference Monday, saying that the long-missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 “ended in the southern Indian Ocean” with no hope of survivors. Najib Razak said...
  • Lachlan Murdoch, James Murdoch Given New Leading Roles in Father's Empire

    LONDON -- Lachlan Murdoch and James Murdoch have been given new leading roles within their father's empire. Lachlan Murdoch has been named non-executive co-chairman of News Corp., and takes the same title at 21st Century Fox. James Murdoch has been...
  • Malaysia Airlines jet: Satellite spots 122 objects in search area

    BEIJING -- Malaysian authorities said Wednesday they were encouraged by new satellite images provided by France showing 122 floating objects off the Australian coast that could be debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The discovery...
  • Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox

    Murdoch cements sons' leadership roles at News Corp., Fox
    His older son, Lachlan, quit a top executive job in the company and retreated to Australia. His second son, James, was battered by the British phone hacking scandal. Some analysts figured Rupert Murdoch's long-held ambition to leave his vast worldwide...
  • Joseph Fiennes Joins Nicole Kidman in 'Strangerland'

    HONG KONG - Joseph Fiennes has joined the cast of Nicole Kidman-starring "Strangerland" which begins shooting this week in Australia. Directed by Kim Farrant, the mystery drama features couple (played by Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes) whose lives...
  • Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather

    Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather
    Aircraft searches for a Malaysia jetliner presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean have been called off for Thursday due to bad weather, a U.S. Navy officer told Reuters. "The forecast in the area was calling for severe icing, severe turbulence...
  • New satellite images raise hope of retrieving Malaysian jet debris

    New satellite images raise hope of retrieving Malaysian jet debris
    BEIJING — Malaysian authorities said Wednesday that they were encouraged by new images from European satellites showing 122 floating objects off the Australian coast that could be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. The discovery...
  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw hopes injury costs him only one start

    Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw hopes injury costs him only one start
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, scratched from starting Sunday in San Diego because of injury, said he believes he can return to action a few days later. "Hopefully, it's just one start," Kershaw said Wednesday. "If I had to pitch [Sunday], I could...
  • Debris spotted from aircraft could be from missing Malaysian plane

    Debris spotted from aircraft could be from missing Malaysian plane
    BEIJING – Aircraft flying off the coast of Australia on Friday reported their first sightings of debris that could have come from the long-missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Although satellite imagery has captured possible debris, it was the...
  • Rick Honeycutt says Dodgers pitchers affected by Australia trip

    Rick Honeycutt says Dodgers pitchers affected by Australia trip
    SAN DIEGO -- Pitching coach Rick Honeycutt isn’t certain the Dodgers’ trip to Australia is to blame for Clayton Kershaw’s injury, but he wouldn’t rule it out. In Honeycutt’s view, the trip itself wasn’t the problem....