Malaysia: No engine data after plane went missing
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Officials dismissed reports Thursday that the missing Malaysian airliner's engines continued sending data for hours after its last contact, but said it was possible the plane continued flying and that they would widen their search farther to the west.
Searchers scour rubble after gas explosion kills 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Rescuers working amid gusty winds, cold temperatures and billowing smoke pulled three additional bodies overnight from the rubble of two Manhattan apartment buildings, as the death toll rose Thursday to at least six from a gas leak-triggered explosion that reduced the area to a pile of smashed bricks, splinters and mangled metal.
Police: Driver kills 2 at South by Southwest fest
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man and woman were killed early Thursday after a suspected drunken driver fleeing from arrest crashed through barricades set up for the South By Southwest festival and struck the pair and others on a crowded street, police said.
CIA-Senate spat raises murky legal, policy issues
WASHINGTON (AP) — A dispute between the CIA and the Senate that flared into public view this week has no obvious path toward criminal prosecution and may be better resolved through political compromise than in a court system leery of stepping into government quarrels, legal experts say.