- "Something happened to that airplane, that was obviously out of the norm, that caused it to depart from its normal flight path," said Mark Weiss, a former 777 pilot. "... It's difficult not to speculate."
- Faced with the grim reality that 12 year old son Louie will soon lose the ability to see the world around him, a New Zealand family decided to embark on an international sightseeing tour.
- Ukraine is caught in the middle between the NATO countries, led by the United States, and Russia. East of the Dnieper River, most folks identify with Russia. To the west, most want to be part of Western Europe.
- Malaysia's defense minister says a Chinese satellite has spotted a large object along a broad stretch of ocean where officials hope to find a Malaysia Airlines plane that has been missing for more than two weeks.