KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam - Officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people on board suspect it may have disintegrated in mid-flight, a senior source said, as Vietnam reported a possible sighting of wreckage from the plane. Full Article | Video
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine - Germany's Angela Merkel delivered a rebuke to President Vladimir Putin on Sunday, telling him that a planned Moscow-backed referendum on whether Crimea should join Russia was illegal and violated Ukraine's constitution. | Video
KORIYAMA, Japan - Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it's like to play outside -- fear of radiation has kept them in doors for much of their short lives. Full Article | Video
LONDON - A British probe into whether traders used knowledge of customer orders to try and manipulate benchmark foreign exchange rates for their own gain is a blow to the "hands off" approach to regulating the world's largest financial market. Full Article
March 9 - European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton says it would be "difficult and challenging" to reach a long-term nuclear deal with Iran. Gavino Garay reports.
One very promising new initiative in the president’s budget proposal is a large expansion of the earned income tax credit, a program that greatly increases the incomes of poor households headed by a working adult. Commentary