Brazilian and French authorities are still searching for Air France Flight 447, which disappeared off radar screens this morning. 228 people were on board and are feared dead. Some reports say a TAM pilot spotted “orange dots” in the ocean this morning and believe it may have been burning wreckage, IBN.
At least five Somali police officers have been killed by a roadside bomb in Mogadishu. Recent fighting around the capital city has left 200 dead and over 60,00o people have fled the area, BBC News.
A U.S. military recruiter was shot and killed today and another wounded by a man who had recently converted to Islam and who was angry at the military. Carlos Bledsoe, 24, of Little Rock, is in custody for the shooting. William Long, 24, of Conway was killed and Quinton Ezeagwula, 18, of Jacksonville was wounded, but is listed in stable condition, USA Today.
Take a look at NPR’s Q&A about General Motors’ bankruptucy filing here.