The plane went missing March 8, less than an hour after taking off from Kuala Lumpur on what was supposed to be about a six-hour flight to Beijing.
It's thought the jet turned west, crossing back over Malaysia, before heading either north or south for at least another 6 hours or so. The main reason authorities don't know more about where the plane went: they say its tracking gear was turned off or disabled.
It's become the new buzz phrase in education: "Got grit?"
Around the nation, schools are beginning to see grit as key to students' success — and just as important to teach as reading and math.
Experts define grit as persistence, determination and resilience; it's that je ne sais quoi that drives one kid to practice trumpet or study Spanish for hours — or years — on end, while another quits after the first setback.
Google Glass is looking to be the next must-have digital device. The small computer you wear like eyeglasses allows you to surf the web, email, text, take photos, shoot and stream live video and more — hands-free.
For now Google Glass is in very limited release, but even so, political professionals are eagerly exploring how it could become a powerful campaign tool.