Apr 24, 2014 — The boy hid in the wheel well of a jet that flew Sunday from San Jose, Calif., to Maui. Though temperatures plunged and oxygen was scant, he survived. The father says Allah "saved him."
Apr 24, 2014 — Conductor Robert Spano leads the orchestra and chorus in Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, music written for the 1962 rededication of the cathedral in Coventry, England, destroyed in a 1940 air raid.
Apr 24, 2014 — Also: The shortlist for the 2014 Caine Prize was announced; Richard H. Hoggart, key witness in the obscenity trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover, has died.
Apr 24, 2014 — A large piece of metal was found this week along the coast of western Australia. But authorities are convinced it is not debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared on March 8.
Apr 24, 2014 — New York-based singer Melaena Cadiz's rustic folk earworm, "Needles River," was inspired by the realism in The Grapes Of Wrath and East Of Eden. But the video strikes a more surreal and ghostly tone.
Apr 24, 2014 — Philip Short's new biography of French president Francois Mitterrand, A Taste for Intrigue, is a compelling, polished portrait of a slippery, contradictory figure who relished reinventing himself.
Apr 24, 2014 — The University of South Florida told students to think about "the dignity of the ceremony" before attempting a selfie with the university president as she hands them their diplomas.
Apr 24, 2014 — A court in the Netherlands has upheld the mayor's efforts to ban marijuana cafes in an area that permits prostitution.
Apr 24, 2014 — Authorities say an Afghan security guard opened fire at a hospital run by a U.S.-based Christian group. Two victims were reportedly a father and son. Another U.S. citizen is said to have been hurt.
Apr 24, 2014 — The U.S. is increasing both arms and training assistance to the Syrian rebels. Advocates of the program say they hope to change the situation on the ground, others doubt it will help much.