Nation & world

  1. Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

    Nation

    INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana teenager attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also onboard.

    Babar Suleman and son Haris Suleman, 17, pose before their June 19 departure.
  2. Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 47

    World

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.

    Rescue workers explore the wreckage of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane that crashed Wednesday while attempting to land on the Taiwanese island of Penghu.
  3. A kiss, a prayer; the final hours of the MH17 victims (w/ gallery)

    World

    In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"

    In this  photo released by the Calehr family, Miguel Panduwinata, right, poses his mother Samira Calehr. Miguel and his brother Shaka Panduwinata were killed aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine. [Associated Press]
  4. Mourning Dutch receive bodies of Malaysian Airlines victims (video)

    Nation

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region.

    Ukrainian honor guards lift up a coffin, holding the body of one of the Malaysian Airlines plane passengers, to load it onto a Dutch cargo plane in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Dutch government has declared Wednesday a day of national mourning as the country prepares for the arrival of the first bodies of victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. (AP Photo/ Sergei Chuzavkov)
  5. Court allows execution to proceed

    Nation

    Court allows execution to proceed

    Tucson, Ariz.

    Court allows execution to proceed