KUALA LUMPUR/HO CHI MINH CITY: A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew was presumed to have crashed off the Vietnamese coast, while European officials said two people on board were using false identities. Full Article | Video
TRIPOLI - Libya threatened on Saturday to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker if it tried to ship oil from a rebel-controlled port, in a major escalation of a standoff over the country's petroleum wealth.
KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine - Shots were fired in Crimea to warn off an unarmed international team of monitors and at a Ukrainian observation plane, as the standoff between occupying Russian forces and besieged Ukrainian troops intensified. Full Article
ZHENGZHOU, China - There are many people in China who are still prejudiced against the occupation of a masseuse because they associate it with the sex industry. But that doesn't deter the dozens of trainees who flock to a school in search of a stable career. Full Article
March 8 - Women around the world are raising their voices on International Women's Day, calling for freedom and equality. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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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