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Investigators chase 'every angle' in missing jet

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 March 2014

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Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited

WASHINGTON (AP) — With just three weeks left to sign up under President Barack Obama's health care law, a major survey tracking the rollout finds that the uninsured rate keeps going down.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 March 2014

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No consensus on how to notify data breach victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 March 2014

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Americans riding public transit in record numbers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Americans are boarding public buses, trains and subways in greater numbers than any time since the suburbs began booming.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 March 2014

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Putin defends separatist drive in Crimea as legal

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine's prime minister vowed not to relinquish "a single centimeter" of his country's territory.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 March 2014

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Black Twitter growing into online force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The hashtag gave it away.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 March 2014

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'Band of Brothers' vet William Guarnere dies at 90

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — William "Wild Bill" Guarnere (gahr-NAYR), one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at the age of 90.

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 March 2014

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Vietnam says it may have found missing jet's door

 

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnamese authorities searching waters for the missing Boeing 777 jetliner spotted an object Sunday that they suspected was one of the plane's doors, as international intelligence agencies joined the investigation into two passengers who boarded the aircraft with stolen passports.

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 March 2014

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