A Malaysian Airlines flight went off the radar on its flight from Kuala Lampur to Beijing with 239 people on board. Three Americans were on board, including an infant.
One of the cities bidding to host the 2016 Republican National Convention is Las Vegas. But Nevada's laws allowing prostitution could present a roadblock for such an effort.
The crisis in Ukraine stems from a generational divide, according to Julia Ioffe, senior editor at The New Republic. She tells NPR's Scott Simon that Russia's Vladimir Putin has plans for Ukraine.
EU countries are threatening punitive economic measures against Russia for its involvement in Crimea. But longstanding ties between Russia and the EU could make sanctions a double-edged sword.
Many young people feel they can't afford health insurance. A professor in Houston is trying to educate students about subsidies that could help — and the penalties if they don't sign up now.
In his new book Ezekiel Emanuel explains "how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system."