Smog insurance: A state-owned Chinese insurance company will pay Beijing residents 1,500 yuan ($240) if they are hospitalized due to smog. If the official smog index reaches 300 for five consecutive days, it will pay out $48.
Tomas Halik, Roman Catholic priest, has pursued his spiritual mission of dialogue with other believers and non-believers. The Templeton Prize is one of the world's richest, worth more than the $1.2 million the Nobel Prize.
Malaysia Airlines flight 370: Military radar says after the plane disappeared from civilian radar, it changed course and flew west for 1 hour. The new last location for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is in the Strait of Malacca.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: Two of the passengers boarded the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 with stolen passports. Why Thailand is a big source of stolen passports - for smugglers, drug traffickers, and Islamist militants.