Russia has faced few repercussions for its intervention in Crimea and President Vladimir Putin has not revealed his larger intentions in Ukraine.
Hourly wage gains of 2.2 percent are exceeding the annual inflation rate, raising hopes that Americans will soon be able to spend more at retailers, car dealers and other businesses.
NPR's Women in Tech month launched with daily Twitter conversations, Newsweek
says it found the mysterious founder of Bitcoin, and 30,000 flock to Austin for South by Southwest Interactive.
The passenger jet departed Kuala Lumpur and was scheduled to land in Beijing. But two hours into the flight, contact was lost. The Boeing 777 aircraft was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members.
Same-sex marriage and the National Security Agency's data gathering are two issues that show the wide divide between conservatives and libertarians.