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Jet search cut short; new satellite spots objects

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Hints about the lost Malaysian jetliner piled up Thursday, but there was precious little chance to track them down. Bad weather cut short the air and sea hunt for the aircraft as satellite data revealed hundreds more objects that might be wreckage.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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Home demolitions turn Detroit into blank canvas

DETROIT (AP) — The families of Detroit's Brightmoor area are delighted that the day is finally approaching when bulldozers will arrive to level more of their neighborhood. After that, their community's future will be like the cleared landscape — a blank canvas.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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Lawmakers rush to pass bill to aid Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are rushing to get a bill to the president's desk that would provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine and sanction those who had a hand in Russia's takeover of Crimea.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend before a court halted a decision that opened the door to gay nuptials, Gov. Rick Snyder said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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US to commit more forces to NATO efforts

BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States plans to join with other NATO nations in increasing ground and naval forces in Eastern Europe as part of the military alliance's response to Russia's incursion in Ukraine, the White House said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 March 2014

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More domestic violence shelters are taking in pets

NEW YORK (AP) — When her abusive husband left for work last fall, she grabbed her kids, her dog and her bags, only to run up against a heart-wrenching obstacle: None of the city's more than 50 domestic violence shelters would accept the pet.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

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Officials sort out number of missing from mudslide

ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say they expect to soon have an updated number of the people believed missing following a massive, deadly Washington state landslide.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

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Satellite spots 122 objects in Malaysia jet search

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A French satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of a missing jetliner found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects, a top Malaysian official said Wednesday, calling it "the most credible lead that we have."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 March 2014

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