Missing plane location still a mystery...Stolen passports used on Malaysian flight... Test results at nuclear dump



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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — It's been more than a day and half since a Malaysia Airlines plane went missing and no confirmed debris from the jetliner has been found. But Vietnamese aircraft have spotted what they suspect is one of the doors of the missing Boeing 777 and two ships from the maritime police are headed to the site in the same area where oil slicks had been spotted.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Troubling questions are emerging about how two passengers managed to board the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 using stolen passports. Interpol says it knew about the stolen passports but the international police agency says no authorities checked its vast databases on stolen documents before the jet departed from Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The Department of Energy says new air testing in the nation's only underground nuclear repository shows no detectable radioactive contamination from a leak last month. DOE officials say four more workers at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M., have tested positive for low levels of contamination, adding to the 13 tested right after the leak. Officials say none should suffer health effects.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is cutting short his trip to Latin America to attend a meeting that President Barack Obama is holding Wednesday with Ukraine's prime minister. The meeting is intended to demonstrate U.S. support for Ukraine's new government. Biden is in Chile today to attend the swearing-in of Chile's president.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Investigators in Southern California are trying to determine why a high school stage collapsed last night during a performance. Authorities say 25 students suffered injuries that ranged from broken bones, bruises and scrapes. The Anaheim police tell City News Service the likely cause was too many students and too much weight on the platform stage.

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