US official: Debris from same type of plane as MH370

WASHINGTON (AP) — Debris that washed up in Mozambique has been tentatively identified as a part from the same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Deeply split Supreme Court wrestles with abortion case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court deeply split over abortion wrestled Wednesday with widely replicated Texas regulations that could drastically cut the number of abortion clinics in the state. As ever, Justice Anthony Kennedy appeared to hold the outcome in his hands on a court operating with eight justices since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

  • Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

NASA spaceman back from record year flight; gives thumbs up


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth on Wednesday after an unprecedented year in space for NASA, landing in barren Kazakhstan with a Russian cosmonaut who shared his whole space station journey.

  • Written by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Apple, FBI stake out conflicting positions before Congress


WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government calls it a "vicious guard dog" that hurts national security. Apple says it's critical to protecting consumer privacy against increasingly sophisticated hackers.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press