KUALA LUMPUR - A missing Malaysian airliner was likely to have been deliberately steered to a course that could have taken it anywhere from central Asia to the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia's prime minister said. Full Article | Video
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's national security team discussed the Ukraine crisis in a session at the White House on Saturday after a last-ditch bid to find a diplomatic solution to the Cold War-style standoff with Russia floundered. | Video
KIEV/SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine - Pro-Russian leaders in Crimea made final preparations for a referendum widely expected to transfer control of the Black Sea region from Ukraine to Moscow, despite an outcry and threat of sanctions from the West. Full Article | Video
March 15 - Syrians rally in Washington, D.C., to mark the third anniversary of the revolt and violent crackdown that led to more than 140,000 killed. Nathan Frandino reports.
George Soros says Europe’s great project, the European Union, is at risk. Even if it survives it is doomed to a period of stagnation and fragility, rendering it powerless on a world scene dominated by powerful blocs. Commentary
The battle royale for media supremacy will soon be engaged. But rather than pit old media against new, it will pit the sharpies of the advertising industry -- who know more about attention and profit than us all -- against everybody else. Commentary
The Malaysian government is a closed, controlled regime, but modern society demands transparency during a crisis. Commentary