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Ukraine officials plan Crimea trip to halt tension

In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, workers remove old letters from the Crimea Parliament’s building in Simferopol, Crimea. In a gilded Kremlin hall used by czars, Vladimir Putin redrew Russia’s borders Tuesday by declaring the Crimean Peninsula part of...
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Sentencing for Army general could wrap Wednesday

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, left, leaves the Fort Bragg courthouse, Monday, March 17, 2014 with his defense attorney Richard Scheff. Sinclair, who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up as he told a judge that he’d failed the female...

Mayors Bet Local Treats On Ohio State-Dayton Game

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The mayors of Columbus and Dayton are making a friendly bet on the NCAA men’s basketball tournament matchup between Ohio State and Dayton. A statement from the mayors says they’re wagering locally made treats on the teams’ Thursday afternoon...
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Malaysia: Files were deleted from flight simulator

An elderly woman, one of the relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, covers her face out of frustration as she leaves a hotel ballroom after a daily briefing meeting with managers of Malaysia Airlines in Beijing, China, Wednesday, March 19,...
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Malaysia: Files were deleted from flight simulator

An elderly woman, one of the relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, covers her face out of frustration as she leaves a hotel ballroom after a daily briefing meeting with managers of Malaysia Airlines in Beijing, China, Wednesday, March 19,...
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Border Security Expo showcases high-tech wares

Gary Wagner, of Elbit Systems of America, cleans the lens of a long range thermal imaging targeting system at the 8th annual Border Security Expo, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 in Phoenix. The two day event will feature panel discussions, sharing intelligence, and exhibitors displaying...
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GOP leaders meet in Tenn. amid Common Core discord

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, discusses Common Core with Rutherford County teachers, principals, and school officials at Cedar Grove Elementary School in Smyrna, Tenn., Tuesday, March 18, 2014, on his tour to 3 schools across the state Tuesday. (AP Photo/Daily News Journal, Helen...

Royal mint unveils new pound coin

LONDON (AP) — After 30 years of work, the pound coin is ready for a makeover. The Royal Mint announced plans Wednesday to replace the weighty flat piece with a 12-sided coin made with two separate metals. It resembles a “threepenny bit” — a coin that...
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Relatives grow frustrated as no trace of jet found

An elderly woman, one of the relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, covers her face out of frustration as she leaves a hotel ballroom after a daily briefing meeting with managers of Malaysia Airlines in Beijing, China, Wednesday, March 19,...
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Relatives grow frustrated as no trace of jet found

An elderly woman, one of the relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, covers her face out of frustration as she leaves a hotel ballroom after a daily briefing meeting with managers of Malaysia Airlines in Beijing, China, Wednesday, March 19,...