Southeast Asia

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Search widens for Malaysia Flight 370

Malaysian officials announced this morning that the search area for that missing jetliner now encompasses 2-and-a-quarter million square nautical miles… about the size of Australia. As big as the plane is, finding it is still like […]


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations logo over insects for sale at a market. (AP Photo)

UN says: why not eat more insects?

ROME (AP) — The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects. The Food and Agriculture Organization on […]


Fiscal talks under way, Obama heads to SE Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is about to head off to Southeast Asia to showcase a foreign policy achievement in Myanmar and reinforce the U.S. role as a counterweight to China. The four-day trip […]


Family buries Marine who went missing decades ago

(AP) – On a wind-swept bluff overlooking the Pacific, Robert Rivenburgh sobbed like he never had in the nearly four decades since his older brother went missing during the Vietnam War. The remains of Marine […]



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