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Last transmission from missing plane was routine

A member of Indonesian National Search And Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) uses a binocular to scan the horizon during a search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 conducted on the waters of the Strait of Malacca off Sumatra island, Indonesia, Wednesday, March 12,...
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Obama calls for a ‘rethinking’ on Crimea vote

Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, right, is greeted as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, for a meeting with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. They will discuss how to find a peaceful resolution to Russia’s...
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Pooches put best paw forward for Broadway role

This Tuesday, March 11, 2014 photo released by Jeffrey Richards Associates shows actress Audra McDonald, right, looking on as Catherine Grant interacts with her dogs during an animal audition in New York. The dogs were competing for the chance to star opposite McDonald on...
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As ex-PM leaves, Libya risks inter-region conflict

FILE – In this Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 file photo, Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan speaks to the media during a press conference in Rabat, Morocco. Libya’s parliament ousted the prime minister in a Tuesday, March 11, 2014 vote of confidence, a move prompted by a crisis...

3 dead, Ohio Turnpike shut down after accidents near Sandusky

TOLEDO (AP) — The State Highway Patrol reported three people were killed in accidents involving several tractor-trailers that have shut down the Ohio Turnpike in both directions between Ohio 53 in Fremont and Ohio 4 near Sandusky. A patrol spokeswoman says a trooper suffered...
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Italian leader announces economic reforms

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi attends at the Italian State RAI TV program “Che Tempo che Fa”, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, March 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni) Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi attends at the Italian State RAI TV program “Che Tempo che...

Kobe Bryant won’t be coming back this season

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Kobe Bryant won’t be back on the court for the Lakers this season. The Lakers said Bryant was examined Wednesday by team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo, who determined that the injury that has kept Bryant out of the lineup still hasn’t...

OSHP: U.S. 24 at Lucas/Henry line is closed

The Ohio Highway Patrol reports that U.S. 24 near the Lucas/Henry County line is closed due to wind and snow.  Officers say the road is impassable there.    

2 Md. girls charged with abusing disabled teen boy

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (AP) — Authorities say two teenage girls in southern Maryland tormented a boy with diminished mental capacity, coerced him into sexual acts and made video recordings of the abuse. Seventeen-year-old Lauren Bush of Mechanicsville is charged as an adult...