A missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner may have turned back from its scheduled route before vanishing from radar screens, military officers said, deepening the mystery surrounding the fate of the plane and the 239 people aboard. Full Article | Video
TRIPOLI - Libya's defense ministry has issued orders to its military authorizing the use of force to stop a North Korea-flagged tanker loading crude oil sold by armed rebels seeking to bypass the Tripoli government, state media said on Sunday.
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
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
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