Malaysia: No debris at spot shown on China images
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Planes sent Thursday to check the spot where Chinese satellite images showed possible debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner found nothing, Malaysia's civil aviation chief said, deflating the latest lead in the six-day hunt.
Gas blast destroys 2 NY buildings; 4 people dead
NEW YORK (AP) — A gas leak triggered an earthshaking explosion that flattened two apartment buildings on Wednesday, killing at least four people, injuring more than 60 and leaving nine missing. A tenant said residents had complained repeatedly in recent weeks about "unbearable" gas smells.
CIA-Senate spat raises murky legal, policy issues
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal experts say a dispute between the CIA and the Senate that became public this week has no obvious path toward criminal prosecution and may be better resolved through political compromise.
Survivors: Pope Francis saved many in dirty wars
SAN MIGUEL, Argentina (AP) — Gonzalo Mosca was a radical on the run. Hunted by Uruguay's dictators, he fled to Argentina, where he narrowly escaped a military raid on his hideout. "I thought that they would kill me at any moment," Mosca says.
Obama calls for a 'rethinking' on Crimea vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — Counting down to a high-stakes Crimean referendum, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. would "completely reject" a vote opening the door for the strategic Ukrainian peninsula to join Russia if the election goes ahead on Sunday. Adding pressure on Russia, the Senate advanced a package of potentially tough economic sanctions against Moscow.