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Malaysia: Files deleted from flight simulator

Posted: 03/19/2014 - Malaysia's defense minister says files were recently deleted from the home flight simulator belonging to the pilot aboard the missing Malaysian jetliner.

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Two $400M Mega Millions jackpot tickets sold

Updated: 03/19/2014 - Two winning tickets have been drawn for the estimated $400 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot--one from Maryland, and one from Florida.

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Thailand gives radar data 10 days after plane lost

Posted: 03/18/2014 - Thailand's military says its radar detected a plane that may have been Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 just minutes after the missing jetliner's communications went down.

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Crimean leaders sign treaty to join Russia

Updated: 03/18/2014 - President Vladimir Putin has defended Russia's move to annex Crimea, saying that the rights of ethnic Russians have been abused by the Ukrainian government.

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China cracks down on medication of schoolchildren

Posted: 03/18/2014 - China's education ministry has ordered a nationwide investigation into whether schools are giving students medication without permission after a protest by parents of kindergarteners who were given an anti-flu drug.

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Reserve soldiers competing at Fort Knox

Posted: 03/18/2014 - Reserve soldiers from several units are competing at Fort Knox in the 80th Training Command annual Best Warrior Competition.

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Pistorius trial starts after delay

Posted: 03/18/2014 - Proceedings in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial began after a delay of over an hour Tuesday as the court waited for a police photographer who took pictures of the scene of Reeva Steenkamp's shooting death to continue testimony.

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Lawmakers to hear debate over Tennessee whiskey

Posted: 03/18/2014 - The owner of the Full Throttle moonshine distillery wants to add Tennessee whiskey to his product list. But Michael Ballard doesn't want to have to make his spirits in the style of Jack Daniel's, the world's most famous Tennessee whiskey.

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Third person dies in SXSW accident

Updated: 03/18/2014 - The death toll is now three in the crash that marred this year's South By Southwest music festival.

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Study shows American's media habits

Posted: 03/18/2014 - A new study shows Americans still follow the news, even as more social media, electronic entertainment and YouTube videos pull at their time.

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Man pleads guilty to blackmail in online photo scam

Posted: 03/18/2014 - New Jersey authorities say a Philadelphia man has admitted he blackmailed a man who responded to his online ad for gay sex. Steven Beisher pleaded guilty to theft by extortion.

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Obama giving Medal of Honor to 24 vets from 3 wars

Posted: 03/18/2014 - President Barack Obama is moving to right old wrongs by belatedly awarding the Medal of Honor to 24 Army veterans who served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

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Fast-food protests to spotlight 'wage theft'

Posted: 03/18/2014 - Fast-food protests are planned for several U.S. cities today as labor organizers look to bring attention to practices they say illegally deprive workers of their wages.

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Marijuana study in veterans wins federal backing

Posted: 03/18/2014 - The federal government has signed off on a long-delayed study looking at marijuana as a treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, a development that drug researchers are hailing as a major shift in U.S. policy.

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Feds: Limit marathon suspect's view of gory photos

Posted: 03/18/2014 - Federal prosecutors asked a judge Monday to bar Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from seeing some of the gruesome autopsy photos of the three people killed in the attack.

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Another GM recall: 1.18M SUVs for air bag issue

Posted: 03/18/2014 - General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it's moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks.

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States looking at $0 community college tuition

Posted: 03/18/2014 - Nothing sparks consumer demand like the word "free," and politicians in some states have proposed the idea of providing that incentive to get young people to attend community college.

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Missing plane throws spotlight on passport theft

Posted: 03/18/2014 - When a German tourist refused to surrender his passport as collateral at a car rental stand along a popular beach in the Thai resort city of Phuket, the woman behind the counter pulled out a bag full of passport books to prove he could trust her.

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Congress studies new way to pay to fight big fires

Posted: 03/18/2014 - A bipartisan effort underway in Congress would change the way the country pays to fight catastrophic wildfires, tapping natural disaster funds instead of money intended for fire prevention, lawmakers from Oregon and Idaho said Monday.

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