JAKARTA - Indonesia's air force was searching for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that went missing after the pilots asked to change course to avoid bad weather during a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore. Full Article | Video
HAVANA - Cuba's most prominent dissidents say they have been kept in the dark by U.S. officials over a list of 53 political prisoners who will be released from jail as part of a deal to end decades of hostility between the United States and Cuba.
NEW YORK - Tens of thousands of police from cities across the United States filled a New York City church and nearby streets for the funeral of one of two policemen shot by a man who said he was avenging the killing of unarmed black men by police. Full Article | Video
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia/JAKARTA - Overwhelmed by fear, members of the main gay rights group in the Indonesian town of Banda Aceh started burning piles of documents in late October, worried that the sharia police would raid them at any moment. Full Article