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A navigational radar on Indonesia's National Search and Rescue boat shows details during a search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. (Source: Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP/Getty Images)

Ships Investigate Signals Reported In Jet Search

Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are racing toward a patch of the southern Indian Ocean to determine whether a few brief sounds picked up by underwater equipment came from…

04/06/2014

Flight officer Rayan Gharazeddine, on board a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion, scans for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean on March 22, 2014. (credit: ROB GRIFFITH/AFP/Getty Images)

Flight 370: Objects Plucked From Ocean Checked For Link

Ships taking part in the massive search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 retrieved debris in the ocean Saturday.

03/29/2014

Flight officer Rayan Gharazeddine, on board a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion, scans for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean on March 22, 2014. (credit: ROB GRIFFITH/AFP/Getty Images)

Search For Flight 370 Turns Toward Chinese Satellite Image

Search planes are again in the skies over the southern Indian Ocean trying to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that vanished with 239 people aboard more than two weeks ago.

03/22/2014

A navigational radar on Indonesia's National Search and Rescue boat shows details during a search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. (Source: Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP/Getty Images)

Debris From Missing Malaysian Jetliner May Have Been Found

Satellite imagery has revealed two objects that could be debris from a missing Malaysian jetliner, Australia’s Prime Minister announced Thursday.

03/19/2014

Texas Rangers v Houston Astros

Teens Killed College Baseball Player For “The Fun Of It”

An Australian man attending an Oklahoma college on a baseball scholarship was shot and killed in what police described Monday as a random act of violence by three “bored” teenagers who decided to kill someone for the fun of it.

08/19/2013

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Take A Trip Through Australia In Less Than 6 Minutes

Today’s Video of the day on the CBS website takes you on a safari through the Great Down Under in less than six minutes.

03/23/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

AIDS Research Offering Hope, But Local Docs Still Skeptical On Cure

Research on opposite sides of the globe suggest breakthroughs in the search for a cure for AIDS. While the studies are exciting some, local doctors are urging caution.

01/26/2013

Australian Open Previews

Caddies Fight At Australian Open Practice

Golf officials are investigating a fight between two caddies near the practice chipping area at The Lakes before the first round of the Australian Open.

12/06/2012

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Cowboys Lose Punter Mat McBriar To Eagles

McBriar, a 33-year old native of Australia, played eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys from 2004-11. His average of 45.3 yards per punt ranks fourth in NFL history.

07/25/2012

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Australian Animals Come To The Dallas Zoo

North Texans will get a unique opportunity to see a rare sight starting Saturday, when animals from Australia come to the Dallas Zoo.

03/06/2012

Two women on vacation enjoy laying on the beach. (credit: oe Raedle/Getty Images)

Where Would You Rather Vacation?

The world is full of vacation hot spots, from bustling cities full of culture to calming shores untouched by civilization. Where would you like to travel?

01/28/2012

Singer Beyonce Knowles performs during the 2011 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ABC)

Fly With “Golden Booty” Named After Beyonce

A new type of fly recently discovered in Australia has been named after pop singer Beyonce, because of its ‘bootylicious’ backside.

01/17/2012

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