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  • AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost; 3rd Malaysia airline shock
    AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost; 3rd Malaysia airline shock

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching by air and sea.

  • Q&A on what might have happened to AirAsia flight
    Q&A on what might have happened to AirAsia flight

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rescue crews are searching Indonesian waters for AirAsia Indonesia Flight 8501, which disappeared Sunday with 162 passengers and crew onboard. The plane was flying from Surabaya, Indonesia's second-largest city, and was about halfway to its destination, Singapore, when it vanished fom radar.

  • Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident
    Missing flight is 3rd Malaysia-linked incident

    The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here's a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 162 people aboard less than an hour after taking of from Surabaya, Indonesia, for Singapore.

  • US, NATO mark end of mission to Afghanistan
    US, NATO mark end of mission to Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States and NATO formally ended their war in Afghanistan on Sunday with a ceremony at their military headquarters in Kabul as the insurgency they fought for 13 years remains as ferocious and deadly as at any time since the 2001 invasion that unseated the Taliban egime following the Sept.

  • 1 dead, hundreds stranded in Greek ferry disaster
    1 dead, hundreds stranded in Greek ferry disaster

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A fire erupted on a ferry carrying 478 people from Greece to Italy on Sunday, leaving one person dead and trapping hundreds on top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered evacuation.

  • A bigger tent? GOP faces minority challenge
    A bigger tent? GOP faces minority challenge

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The faces of the Republican Party's most ambitious members are changing.

  • Widespread problems on Rikers Island tough to fix
    Widespread problems on Rikers Island tough to fix

    NEW YORK (AP) — Victor Woods shook uncontrollably, his body wracked by convulsions, as fellow inmates held him in their arms and shouted for help.

  • Police boss: Turning backs on mayor inappropriate
    Police boss: Turning backs on mayor inappropriate

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner says it was "very inappropriate" for officers to turn their backs on the mayor in a sign of disrespect as he spoke at an officer's funeral.

  • Key developments in police-communities tension
    Key developments in police-communities tension

    The killings of two unarmed blacks by white police officers in Missouri and New York this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries refused to indict the officers.

  • Missing AirAsia jet Indonesia's latest air woe
    Missing AirAsia jet Indonesia's latest air woe

    The disappearance of an AirAsia jet en route from Indonesia to Singapore on Sunday is the latest of many recent air incidents for Indonesia. The sprawling archipelago nation of 250 million people is one of Asia's most rapidly expanding airline markets, but is struggling to provide enough qualified ilots, mechanics, air traffic controllers and updated airport technology to ensure safety.

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