The passenger jet departed Kuala Lumpur and was scheduled to land in Beijing. But two hours into the flight, contact was lost. The Boeing 777 aircraft was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members.
Same-sex marriage and the National Security Agency’s data gathering are two issues that show the wide divide between conservatives and libertarians.
The judge said the FAA couldn’t use a rule designed for aircrafts to regulate model aircrafts. The FAA said it would appeal the ruling.
A Russian military truck reportedly smashed through the gate of the base in Sevastopol, the port city that houses Russia’s Black Sea fleet.
An independent panel had recommended the restrictions, but the agency refused saying it would put Border Patrols in danger. The chief of the agency said the new policy aims to make agents safer.
The February jobs report was better than expected, as employers added 175,000 jobs. The unemployment rate ticked up to 6.7 percent, though, as people who’d given up on finding work were drawn back.
The U.S. Border Patrol announced changes to its policies regarding use of deadly force on Friday. It added new guidance for agents when dealing with moving vehicles and people throwing rocks.
The only American to medal in biathlon, Army veteran Andy Soule did it with just his arms. Soule and other service members are bringing their speed and precision to the grueling competition in Sochi.
The California Democrat, who was inspired by a controversial documentary, says the killer whales are too large and too intelligent to be confined.
If you really want to fight food waste, eat fish heads, the U.N. says. They’re nutritious and delicious, but most fish heads get thrown back in the sea as trash or turned into livestock feed.
Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.
John was the first major league pitcher to have the arm-saving surgery that has since saved many careers. The surgeon, Dr. Frank Jobe, died on Thursday. He was 88.
The Senate Democratic leader’s sharp attacks on political opponents have led Republicans to call him “detestable” and a “bully.” But not enough Americans know Reid to make him a very useful villain.
The U.S. has announced several moves, including a visa ban on some officials and the potential to freeze the assets of individuals and institutions involved in the unrest in Ukraine.
The credit-card rivals will join others in the industry to push chip technology to replace the more vulnerable magnetic stripes on most cards in the U.S.