The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. KERRY: LET UKRAINE CHOOSE ITS FUTURE
After meeting with the Russian foreign minister, the U.S. secretary of state also says a Russian troop buildup is creating a climate of fear on the Ukrainian border.
2. LOST PLANE SEARCH COVERS 123,000 SQUARE MILES
Ten aircraft and 10 ships are combing the seas 1,150 miles west of Australia, three weeks after Flight 370 vanished with 239 people aboard.
3. WHAT COULD HELP PROVIDE MUDSLIDE WARNINGS
Using special aerial lasers, some states are beginning to compile maps of landslide-prone areas, in an attempt to avert tragedies like the disaster that hit Washington State.
4. RURAL HEALTH CARE COSTS RISE UNDER ‘OBAMACARE’
Geography is one of only three determinants insurance companies are allowed to use to set premiums under the federal health care law.
5. SIMPLE TEST RULES OUT ER HEART ATTACKS
The blood test, plus an electrocardiogram of the heartbeat, is accurate at showing which patients could safely be sent home from the hospital, a new study finds.
6. KARZAI’S MIXED LEGACY
The Afghan president inherited a broken country and many things improved, but his inability or unwillingness to tackle corruption has been well documented.
7. WHY AN OLD LAW IS STARTING A NEW BATTLE IN PENNSYLVANIA
An energy company seeks to dust off a 1961 state law that can force property owners to accept oil and gas drilling under their land.
8. WHERE EGYPTIAN DOG AND CAT MUMMIES ARE TAKING CENTER STAGE
Dozens of centuries-old specimens are on display at a California museum, including a canine so well detailed that even its floppy ears are prominent.
9. INNOVATIONS ABOUND AT CENTURY-OLD WRIGLEY FIELD
The ivy-cloaked park was the first with permanent concession stands and organ music.
10. WHO EARNED A SPOT IN THE FINAL FOUR
UConn will play Florida, the NCAA tournament’s overall No. 1 seed, while Kentucky faces off against Wisconsin.
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