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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities say they're looking at the possibly of hijacking to explain the disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet Saturday over the South China Sea with 239 on board. Meanwhile, a search involving 34 aircraft and 40 ships from several countries covering a 50-nautical mile radius has yet to find any evidence. And investigators are looking into whether two passengers carrying stolen passports and one-way tickets are connected to the disappearance.
NEW YORK (AP) — The father of Connecticut school shooter Adam Lanza says what his son did couldn't "get any more evil" and he wishes his son hadn't been born. Peter Lanza tells The New Yorker magazine that he believes his son would have killed him if he had had the chance. After killing his mother, Adam Lanza killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown in December 2012. He killed himself as police arrived.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it won't change its 1993 apology over a system of forced prostitution for its military during World War II. The country has come under fire from Asian neighbors for setting up a team to review history and verify the accuracy of interviews with women who said they worked as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers before and during the war. Japanese nationalists have long insisted the tens of thousands of women who worked in wartime brothels were voluntary prostitutes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A major survey tracking the rollout under the new health care law finds that the rate of uninsured people continues to go down. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index finds that this year, 15.9 percent of Americans remain uninsured. It was 17.1 percent for the last three months of 2013. Gallup says the percent of Americans lacking coverage is on track to drop to the lowest quarterly level it's measured since 2008, before President Barack Obama took office.
MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — A skydiver injured when a small plane crashed into him near Tampa, Fla., says he'll jump again. Forty-nine-year-old John Frost tells ABC's "Good Morning America" that he's sore and has some bruises, but no broken bones. Frost's parachute got entangled with a small plane on Saturday. Officials say the pilot was doing takeoff and landing maneuvers in his Cessna near the South Lakeland Airport when he encountered the skydiver. They were about 75 feet above the ground.
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