Malaysia Says Disappearance Of MH-370 Was An Accident

i A relative of a passenger of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370 holds a picture of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak with the writing “Please bring back my husband.” STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption STR/AFP/Getty Images A relative of a passenger of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370 holds a picture of Malaysian […]

Castro Demands Return Of Guantánamo Before Normalizing Ties With U.S.

i Cuba’s President Raul Castro listens during the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States in San Antonio de Belen, Costa Rica, on Wednesday. Roberto Carlos Sanchez/AP hide caption itoggle caption Roberto Carlos Sanchez/AP Cuba’s President Raul Castro listens during the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States in […]

U.S. Scientist Jailed For Trying To Help Venezuela Build Bombs

i Former Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear physicist Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni. The 79-year-old physicist, who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon, was sentenced Wednesday to five years in jail. Heather Clark/AP hide caption itoggle caption Heather Clark/AP Former Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear physicist Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni. The 79-year-old physicist, […]

Jordan Demands Proof Of Life From ISIS Militants

i Relatives of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who was captured by ISIS militants in Syria, protest in front of royal palace in Amman, Jordan, Tuesday. Jordan has suggested it might be willing to hold a prisoner exchange for his release. JAMAL NASRALLAH/EPA /LANDOV hide caption itoggle caption JAMAL NASRALLAH/EPA /LANDOV Relatives of Jordanian pilot […]

Sri Lanka Plans Probe Into Alleged Atrocities During Civil War

i Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena waves to supporters shortly after his election earlier this month. Sirisena looks to be trying to turn a new page in the island nation, which defeated a protracted insurgency in 2009. Eranga Jayawardena/AP hide caption itoggle caption Eranga Jayawardena/AP Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena waves to supporters shortly after […]

French Police Question 8-Year-Old Over Alleged Support For Paris Gunmen

French police questioned Wednesday an 8-year-old boy in the southern city of Nice who allegedly made comments praising the gunmen who staged the deadly attack on the weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Third-grader Ahmed, whose last name has not been released, refused to observe the minute of silence with his class following the attack on […]

9 unusual jobs that earn $100,000 or more

David McNew/Getty Images 2012 median pay: $114,200 Not every airline pilot is in this elite salary group. Airline pilots, copilots and flight engineers saw a median pay of $114,200 in 2012, but commercial pilot pay was much less, at a median of $73,280. There can be a big pay difference between regional and major airlines, […]

The Romneys will dine with Chelsea Clinton and her husband Friday

Former Republican nominee Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann are set to have lunch beside Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, Friday at an event that could be awkward given some unkind words Romney had about Clinton’s mother, Hillary, at an event this week. The lunch was first reported by the New York Times. […]

Do e-cigarettes break the hold of Big Tobacco or condemn kids to addiction?

To advocates of electronic cigarettes, the burgeoning industry is the antidote to Big Tobacco. But public health officials and lawmakers believe that the sale of e-cigarettes could encourage a new generation of smokers. Makers of e-cigarettes — which often contain nicotine — claim vaping is safer than smoking, and that the practice helps smokers quit. […]

Oh, no! More snow on way to New England, forecasters say

Last Updated Jan 29, 2015 7:29 AM EST Forecasters have their eyes on two and perhaps three weather systems that may bring significant additional snow to New England in coming days, just as it continues to dig out from this week’s blizzard. The National Weather Service says a storm is expected to arrive in the […]