Amelia Earhart

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  • Experts say video doesn't show Earhart wreckage

    Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.


  • Correction: Malaysia-Plane-Mystery story

    In a story March 19 about the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, The Associated Press reported erroneously that 1965 was the last year a plane carrying more than two dozen people vanished without a trace. In fact, there have been instances since then, including the 1989 disappearance of a Pakistan International Airlines plane carrying 54 people.


  • This book cover image released by Dial Press shows "I am Amelia Earhart," by Brad Meltzer. Novelist and comics writer Brad Meltzer is no stranger to heroes, but his latest work focuses on real-world ones with the goal of teaching young readers how to learn from and maybe emulate the likes of Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart and Abraham Lincoln. (AP Photo/Dial Press)

    Brad Meltzer's new books teach kids real heroics

    Novelist and comics writer Brad Meltzer is no stranger to heroes, having written about the likes of the Justice League, Batman and Buffy the Vampire slayer.


  • Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan stand by their Lockheed Electra before the start of Earhart's fateful 1937 attempt to become first female pilot to circle the globe. (Associated Press)

    Search for Earhart wreckage begins

    A $2.2 million expedition is hoping finally to solve one of America's most enduring mysteries: What exactly happened to famed aviator Amelia Earhart when she went missing over the South Pacific 75 years ago?


  • Earhart goggles, photos pull in more than $31,000

    Goggles worn by Amelia Earhart and photographs of the famed aviator pulled in more than $31,000 at an auction in Oakland, Calif.


  • BOOK REVIEW: Interpreting the Earhart story

    From certain camera angles, Amelia Earhart - a tall, slender, blonde who tousled her short hair and wore masculine flying clothes - looked like a feminine version of Charles Lindbergh. It was because of this resemblance that, in 1928, as the first anniversary of Lindbergh's solo flight approached, this likable young social worker who "loved to fly" was plucked from obscurity to be a passenger on another trans-Atlantic flight.


  • Associated Press
Undeterred by skeptics and hoping modern technology can help, a group of investigators will attempt to discover whether Earhart may have crash-landed and died as a castaway.

    Finding America's aviator

    NEW YORK — A group of investigators will search a South Pacific island to try to determine whether famed aviator Amelia Earhart crash-landed and died there.


  • Associated Press
Undeterred by skeptics and hoping modern technology can help, a group of investigators will attempt to discover whether Earhart may have crash-landed and died as a castaway.

    Finding America's aviator

    NEW YORK — A group of investigators will search a South Pacific island to try to determine whether famed aviator Amelia Earhart crash-landed and died there.


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