A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew went missing over the South China Sea, presumed crashed, as ships from countries closest to its flight path scoured a large search area for any wreckage. Full Article | Video
BEIJING - China declared a "red line" on North Korea on Saturday, saying that China will not permit chaos or war on the Korean peninsula, and that peace can only come through denuclearization.
WASHINGTON - Eight months before the November 4 elections, Republicans have expanded the number of competitive races for U.S. Senate seats and have a growing chance of gaining control of that chamber and stalling Democratic President Barack Obama's second-term agenda. Full Article
A wildly inebriated man lost $500,000 playing the odds in Las Vegas – and now he’s suing. Click through for this and other stories you may have missed. By Amy Tennery. More
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