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Two More Upsets: Stanford Takes Kansas; Kentucky Fells Wichita St.

Two More Upsets: Stanford Takes Kansas; Kentucky Fells Wichita St.

The NCAA Tournament has produced another stunning upset: This afternoon, the Kansas Jayhawks joined Villanova as the second No. 2 seed to fall in the round of 32.

Analysis Shows Flight 370 ‘Ended’ In Indian Ocean, Malaysia Says

Analysis Shows Flight 370 ‘Ended’ In Indian Ocean, Malaysia Says

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday that new analysis of the flight path of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that it “ended in the southern Indian Ocean.”

Federal Judge Strikes Down Michigan Gay-Marriage Ban

Federal Judge Strikes Down Michigan Gay-Marriage Ban

A federal judge has struck down Michigan’s ban on same-sex marriage, making the state the latest to see such a prohibition overturned on constitutional grounds.

Feathers Fly As Top Turkish Officials Square Off Over Twitter Ban

Feathers Fly As Top Turkish Officials Square Off Over Twitter Ban

A move by embattled Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to shut down Twitter in Turkey looks to be backfiring.

Major Ukrainian Air Base In Crimea Handed Over To Russia

Major Ukrainian Air Base In Crimea Handed Over To Russia

Russia’s grip on Crimea was further solidified Saturday when its forces took complete control of a Ukrainian Air Force base in the town of Belbek, NPR’s Gregory Warner and Reuters report.

Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant’s Servers

Latest Leak: NSA Burrowed Into Chinese Telecom Giant’s Servers

The National Security Agency has in recent years “pried its way into the servers” of Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications company that the spy agency has long suspected could work with the Chinese military to steal secrets from American firms and the U.S. government, The New York Times reported Saturday.

Cops Can’t Have Sex With Prostitutes, Hawaiian Lawmakers Say

Cops Can’t Have Sex With Prostitutes, Hawaiian Lawmakers Say

Honolulu’s police department raised objections to the plan to end the exemption, saying that officers need it because in some cases their safety and investigations might be at risk.

Study: The Chicken Didn’t Cross The Pacific To South America

Study: The Chicken Didn’t Cross The Pacific To South America

An analysis of DNA from chicken bones collected in the South Pacific appears to dispel a long-held theory that the ubiquitous bird first arrived in South America aboard an ancient Polynesian seafarer’s ocean-going outrigger.

Gallup: Americans Put The Environment Over Economic Growth Again

Gallup: Americans Put The Environment Over Economic Growth Again

In a new survey released today, Gallup reports that trend has reversed itself, with 50 percent of Americans saying they agree with this statement: “protection of the environment should be given priority even at the risk of curbing economic growth.”

Sub-Hunting Planes Use High-Tech Gear To Search For Flight 370

Sub-Hunting Planes Use High-Tech Gear To Search For Flight 370

Two of the most advanced maritime surveillance aircraft are being pressed into service to search for possible wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the middle of the Indian Ocean.