Search for lost jet expands amid signs it flew on
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The search for the missing Malaysian jetliner expanded east and west on Friday after American officials said it was emitting signals to satellites for hours after its last contact with air traffic control nearly a week ago over the South China Sea.
Missing jet pilots had firm community, family ties
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The pilots of the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet were a middle-aged family man passionate enough about flying to build his own simulator and a 27-year-old contemplating marriage who had just graduated to the cockpit of the Boeing 777.
West readies sanctions on Russia after Crimea vote
LONDON (AP) — The top diplomats for Russia and the U.S. voiced pessimism Friday about negotiating an immediate end to the crisis in Ukraine, whose strategic Crimea region is voting this weekend about whether to secede.
After Crimea, wary Eastern Europe asks: who's next
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Broken promises of help from the West. A tragic history of Russian invasion that goes back centuries. A painful awareness that conflicts in this volatile region are contagious. These are the factors that make nations across Eastern Europe watch events in Ukraine — and tremble.
Rescuers searching rubble from NYC blast
NEW YORK (AP) — Using sound devices to probe for voices and telescopic cameras to peer into small spaces, workers searching a pile of rubble from a gas explosion in New York City were clinging to the possibility Friday of finding survivors from a blast that brought down two apartment buildings and killed at least eight people.
Revis, Sproles, Smith, Harrison, Tuck on move
Darrelle Revis and Darren Sproles found landing spots in the Northeast. Now Steve Smith and James Harrison look for new NFL homes.
Gibbs beats buzzer, Seton Hall stuns No. 3 'Nova
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest buzzer-beater at the Big East tournament belongs to a Seton Hall reserve with a familiar last name.
Pistorius was photographed in bloody prosthetics
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Police photographs of a bare-chested Oscar Pistorius standing in his garage on blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday.
Double trouble for bubble teams
Arkansas is in the Southeastern Conference. Cal is in the Pac-12. They both got ousted from their conference tournaments, and whatever slim chances they have of making it into the March Madness bracket now has as much to do with other conferences as the ones in which they reside.
Wiggins leads Jayhawks into Big 12 semifinals
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins has spent plenty of time talking to his older brother, Wichita State guard Nick Wiggins, about what it's like to play in the postseason.