Search for missing airliner expanded Guardian: Officials have taken the decision to widen search areas off Malaysia after an international fleet consisting of dozens of vessels and aircraft continued the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777.
US nuclear agency hid concerns over nuclear plants NBC News: In the days following the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission made a concerted effort to play down the risk of earthquakes and tsunamis to American nuclear plants, thousands of internal emails sh
WWII vet Bill Guarnere, portrayed in ‘Band of Brothers,’ dies at 90 NBCPhiladelphia: William “Wild Bill” Guarnere, a South Philadelphia native and World War II vet who was portrayed on the television miniseries, “Band of Brothers,” died this weekend at the age of 90.
Report: Possible fragments of plane spotted, Vietnam says Wall Street Journal: Vietnam said Sunday a search plane has found suspected fragments of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Search expanded for Malaysia Airlines plane missing for 24 hours NBC News: Authorities expanded search and rescue operations Sunday after the 24-hour mark passed for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
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Reuters: Vietnamese rescue planes have spotted large oil slicks and a column of smoke off its coastline, but it was not clear if they were connected to a missing Malaysia Airlines carrier, a transportation ministry official said on Saturday.
Air and sea hunt continues for missing Malaysia flight NBC News: Crews used planes, boats and helicopters to search the South China Sea off of Malaysia Saturday for any sign of a Malaysia Airlines plane — carrying 239 people, including three Americans — that lost contact with air traffic control en route to Beijing.
Reports: Armed men take over Ukrainian air base BBC News: Troops, believed to be Russian, have taken over an air base in Sevastopol, Ukraine, in the Crimean region, according to multiple reports.
Russian parliament speaker: There will be no Russia-Ukraine war Reuters: There will be no war between Russia and Ukraine, the speaker of Russia’s upper house of parliament said on Friday.
USA TODAY: President Obama called on US Congress Thursday to support assistance for Ukraine from both the US and the International Monetary Fund. Earlier Thursday the Crimean parliament asked to join Russia and said it was planning a referendum on the matter in 10 days. Obama called again for a ‘de-escalation’ of the crisis and warned that the proposed Crimean referendum would violate international law.
TIME takes 360-degree image from atop 1 World Trade Center TODAY: In a new website feature, TIME magazine provided a panoramic view of New York City, taken from the top of 1 World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan.
Girl Scouts urged to end partnership with Barbie Two advocacy groups are urging the Girl Scouts to ends its partnership with Barbie manufacturer, Mattel.
Pistorius neighbor describes aftermath of Steenkamp’s death ITV News: Witness and neighbor Johan Stipp described in court on Thursday entering the home of Oscar Pistorius and attempting to save the life of Reeva Steenkamp, after she was shot by Pistorius.
RT-America anchor quits on air The Daily Beast: An American anchor working for RT-America, a cable news network funded by the Russian government, announced her resignation on air Wednesday.
CNN: US Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that talks in Paris among foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia and other Western powers have made progress, saying: “I’d rather be where we are today than where we were yesterday.” Before Kerry spoke, NATO Chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the al
Washington Post: The SAT college admission test will no longer require a timed essay, will dwell less on fancy vocabulary and will return to the familiar 1600-point scoring scale in a major overhaul intended to open doors to higher education for students who are now shut out.
Pope Francis says Catholic Church could support civil unions Catholic News Service: Pope Francis said in an interview published Wednesday that the Catholic Church could support same-sex civil unions.
3 children pulled to safety after woman drives van into ocean WESH News/NBC News: A pregnant woman in Florida drove her minivan into the ocean with three children inside before rescuers charged into the water and pulled the kids to safety.
Large asteroid to pass within moon’s orbit on Wednesday NBC News: An asteroid at least as big as the one that blew up over Russia last year is coming within the orbit of the moon on Wednesday.