But searchers are not declaring success just yet. And if what they're hearing are not signals from the plane's black boxes, they may not get a second chance. The boxes' batteries are due to run out.
Israeli ministers to stop meeting Palestinians
Pope denounces slaying of Dutch Jesuit in Syria
Prosecutor challenges Pistorius in murder trial
The ancient city of Angkor Wat has gotten the Street View treatment. Google says it combined 90,000 panoramic images to let people explore the country's famed temples.
Investors hope new India gov't will revive growth
Vienna Philharmonic wins Birgit Nilsson Prize
Physicist wins $1.3M tech prize for data storage
Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS
Toyota recalls about 6.4 million vehicles globally
Series of car bombs in Baghdad kills 16 people
The new Common Core State Standards for English have stirred plenty of controversy. In a Vermont classroom full of 8th graders, they are working on a cornerstone of the core: close reading.
In a historic NCAA women's basketball game, two unbeaten teams vied for the national championship Tuesday night. The University of Connecticut beat Notre Dame 79 to 58. It's a record 9th national title for the Huskies.
New research explores gender disparities in business school enrollment by the different ways men and women appear to process ethical compromise. Women are less likely to enroll because they perceive material success to be in conflict with their ethical impulses. Research suggests men are likely to experience the same conflict but they seem more comfortable living with it.
Elliot Kaye is President Obama's nominee to head the Consumer Product Safety Commission. He made a name for himself pushing safety changes to youth football — famously warning parents, "There's no such thing as a concussion-proof helmet." He appeared before a congressional panel on Tuesday.
In California, SeaWorld won a short-term victory on Tuesday. A committee in the state assembly decided a bill banning SeaWorld from holding killer whales captive and using them in shows needs further study.
If you bank or buy things online, if you use Yahoo or Gmail Mail or sign into work remotely using a virtual private network, your communications may not be safe. A flaw in a widely used encryption program called OpenSSL could expose much of the net's encrypted traffic to eavesdropping.
Manischewitz, the company known for its matzo and gefilte fish, has been bought by a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital. The price was not disclosed. The new owner wants to help the 126-year-old brand move beyond its niche on the kosher shelves.