Much of the technology we use to track a plane – like radar – is old. New technology is already out there, but their limited use and the cost of adoption are deterrents.
Mt. Gox had been the most active bitcoin exchange before it announced the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of the cryptocurrency last month.
The 911 call reveals the family's 4-year-old male cat Lux had a history of violence. The cat snapped after the owner kicked it to get it away from their infant.
Prime Minister Ali Zeidan lost a vote of confidence triggered in part by the showdown over a North Korean-flagged tanker that purchased oil from separatists forces.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein says some of the CIA's actions could be illegal or unconstitutional, accusing the agency of interfering with the oversight committee she chairs.
While leading the National Transportation Safety Board, she's been a familiar face at investigations into plane crashes and other accidents. She's leaving to run the nonprofit National Safety Council.
The long, cold winter did its best, but the ice cover on the lakes appears to have begun breaking up. So they likely won't touch a recorded record set in 1979.
The attack on Nils Horner, who had dual British and Swedish citizenship, is reportedly the first in years in which a Western journalist appeared to have been specifically targeted.
Cash prizes await "citizen scientists" who can improve algorithms that help NASA find and identify asteroids in our solar system, the agency says. A contest begins next week.
Seavey, 27, was victorious in the iconic dog sled race for a second time, slipping under the famed burled arch in Nome, Alaska, the finish line for the 1,000-mile-long trail.
Some friends and family of the 239 people who have been missing since Saturday have called their loved ones' cellphones and heard rings. Sadly, that doesn't mean the phones and their owners are safe.
Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.
Also: The Senate passes Sen. McCaskill's bill about sexual assaults in the military; author Joe McGinniss dies; and in Venezuela, a student leader is killed in anti-government clashes.
Tensions continue to build in advance of a regional referendum on Sunday. Crimeans will be asked whether they wish to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.
Also: George Saunders' story collection Tenth of December has won yet another major literary award; a poem from Kevin Prufer; audiobook narrator Simon Vance speaks to Slate.
The search continues for the plane and the 239 people. Radar shows it turned and flew hundreds of miles in a wrong direction, one defense official says. Another Malaysian official disputes that.
The judge found that the Army may have improperly influenced a senior officer into rejecting Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair's plea.
Taxi companies have been vocal opponents of web-based "ride-share" services, which they say have an unfair advantage because they're playing by different rules.
There's much conjecture about what happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared over the weekend. But planes can experience everything from bad weather to technical failures.
Another $1.4 million in taxes and fees were collected from the sale of medical marijuana. This indicates that about $14 million worth of marijuana was sold during the first month of legalization.