Many wonder how French investigators, who announced their findings Thursday, could arrive at that conclusion when so little evidence has been recovered.
Locator signals from Flight 447's black boxes may fade after June 30, but investigators are likely to keep looking anyway.
With a good safety record and robust backup systems, the Airbus 330 wouldn't be easily downed by lightning, they say.
The US has cleared the Uighur prisoners at Gitmo of wrongdoing, but China calls them "terrorists." Seventeen Uighurs are seeking political asylum in Sweden, Canada, the US, and Germany.
Though they hit poor Americans hardest, stiff taxes on tobacco can reduce healthcare costs by billions.
As Tibetans mark 50 years since China's occupation of Tibet, the exile community sees a major accomplishment in creating a network of schools that preserves their language and culture.
A safety alert in December cautioned against flying on autopilot in icy conditions.
How workplaces can motivate employees to take a stand when trouble brews.
There are fewer military pilots to draw from, plus economic difficulties in the industry.
They discover roots in the Sephardic Jews of Spain through DNA testing.