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More than 120 objects sighted in search for Flight 370

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CNN) -- New satellite images provided by a French defense firm show 122 objects floating in the southern Indian Ocean, not far from other satellite sightings that could be related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the M

Obamacare applicants to get more deadline flexibility

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Obama administration will give more time to people who try to apply for health insurance coverage through the federal marketplace by Monday but encounter difficulty, administration officials said Tuesday evening.

Ukraine crisis center stage as Obama, EU leaders meet in Belgium

The rapidly unfolding crisis in Ukraine is set to be the focus of talks between U.S.

Secret Service agents sent home after one found passed out in Amsterdam

Three Secret Service agents were sent home after one of them was found passed out after a night of drinking in Amsterdam, an official familiar with the incident told CNN.

Four men arrested in One World Trade Center jump stunt

Four New York-area men were arrested Monday after a BASE jumping stunt from atop One World Trade Center in September, police said. The charges against James Brady, Kyle Hartwell, Marko Markovich and Andrew Rossig included burglary, reckless endang

Want Samoa? Girl Scout sells record number of cookies -- and then some

Most anyone who has snacked on a Samoa or thrown down a Thin Mint knows they can be hard to resist. But selling them?

Good Samaritan rescues baby abandoned in New York City park

New York City, NY (WPIX) -- Charges are pending against two 18-year-olds accused of abandoning their baby in a Harlem park Sunday night. The six-month-old baby boy was found by good Samaritan Micheal Allen in a park on West 143rd Street. Cops s

Who pays most income taxes? People 45 and up

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- American society may be youth-obsessed. But when it comes to funding what Americans expect their government to do for them, props go to people who are middle aged and older. Nearly half of all tax filers are over 45.

Malaysia Airlines' $5,000 payment is just the beginning

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Malaysia Airlines offered initial financial assistance to the families of Flight 370 passengers on Tuesday, and promised that additional compensation was being prepared. The payments of $5,000 per passenger should help famil

Second BASE jumping fatality reported at Zion National Park

ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah (KSTU) -- ZION NATIONAL PARK — One person is dead after a BASE jumping accident at Zion National Park, officials confirmed Monday morning. Zion National Park spokeswoman Aly Baltrus said officials were alerted Sunday about