The missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course over the sea, crossed Malaysia and reached the Strait of Malacca -- hundreds of miles from its last position recorded by civilian authorities, Malaysian military officials said Tuesday, citing military radar data.
After seeing footage of the devastation caused by the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan three years ago, Howard Watanabe-Jin says he felt he needed to help. So he booked a ticket and headed overseas.
A Swedish journalist was shot to death on Tuesday while he was talking to a translator on a street in Kabul, the second killing in two months to strike foreigners in an affluent and well-guarded area of the Afghan capital.
Oscar Pistorius fired guns in public in the months before he killed his girlfriend -- once out of a car sunroof on a road and once in a crowded restaurant, a onetime friend said at the athlete's murder trial Tuesday.
An Israeli airstrike killed three Gaza militants on Tuesday near an area where an unmanned Israeli surveillance aircraft crashed earlier in the day, an official in the Palestinian territory said. The Israeli military said it was responding to mortar fire.
Interpol is allowing two airlines to check passenger passports against its vast database of lost and stolen travel documents in a test project aimed at letting private-sector companies help crack down on criminals who travel with fake documents.