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Exclusive: Asiana crash families hire prominent New York law firm

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Families of the three passengers who died when an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crashed in San Francisco this month have retained the prominent New York law firm Kreindler & Kreindler to represent them as legal maneuvering over liability and damages heats up.Full story

Reports: TV producers fired over fake Asiana names

  The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that three veteran producers at KTVU-TV have been fired after the station erroneously broadcast four fake pilot names during coverage of the Asiana Airlines crash.

Asiana asked to review safety before crash

South Korea's transport ministry said Thursday it asked Asiana Airlines Inc. to review safety measures two months before an Asiana flight crash-landed in San Francisco. Full story

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Analysis: Well-known hazards seen as likely factors in Asiana crash

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Asiana passengers initially told not to evacuate after crash

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  Asiana Airlines not suing California TV station

The airline said it will dedicate its resources to caring for passengers injured in the Asiana Flight 214 crash instead of pursuing a lawsuit against KTVU for mistakenly reporting  fake names of the pilots of the downed Boeing 777.

  Colo. family ‘thankful’ to be alive after Asiana crash

A family from Colorado recounts surviving the horrific crash landing of Asiana flight 214 at San Fransico International Airport.

  Evidence points at pilot error in Asiana crash

Though the official conclusions are still months away, the evidence is mounting that last week's crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport resulted not from any mechanical or equipment failure, but from pilot error. And as NBC's Mike Taibbi reports, the disaster has

  July 11: Nightly News Thursday broadcast

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  July 10: Wednesday Nightly News broadcast

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Asiana Airlines President and CEO Yoon Young-doo at Incheon Airport
Asiana Airlines President and CEO Yoon Young-doo at Incheon Airport

Asiana Airlines President and CEO Yoon Young-doo answers reporters' questions before heading to San Francisco at the flight gate of the Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul July 9, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jin-man/Pool (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: TRANSPORT DISASTER)

In this image provided by the NTSB, the wreckage of the Asiana Airline flight 214 is seen Sunday July 7, 2013. The Asiana flight crashed upon landing Saturday, July 6, at San Francisco International Airport, and two of the 307 passengers aboard were killed.

Journalists try to ask questions to Asiana flight 214 passengers after they arrived at Incheon International Airport
Journalists try to ask questions to Asiana flight 214 passengers after they arrived at Incheon International Airport

Journalists try to ask questions to Asiana flight 214 passengers after they arrived at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul July 8, 2013. The pilot of the crashed Asiana plane at San Francisco airport was still "in training" for the Boeing 777 when he attempted to land the aircraft under sup

A passenger of Asiana flight 214 is wheeled into an ambulance on a stretcher upon her arrival at the Incheon Airport in Incheon
A passenger of Asiana flight 214 is wheeled into an ambulance on a stretcher upon her arrival at the Incheon Airport in Incheon

A passenger of Asiana flight 214 is wheeled into an ambulance on a stretcher upon her arrival at the Incheon Airport in Incheon, west of Seoul July 8, 2013. The pilot of the crashed Asiana plane at San Francisco airport was still "in training" for the Boeing 777 when he attempted to land the aircraf