10 Things to Know for Monday, March 10, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today...
1. DEBRIS PROVES ELUSIVE IN MALAYSIA AIRLINES CRASH Dozens of ships and aircraft have failed to find any piece of the missing Boeing 777 jet that vanished more than two days ago above waters south of Vietnam. MALAYSIA-PLANE
2. HOW HEALTH CARE LAW IS AFFECTING INSURANCE ENROLLMENT The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index finds that 15.9 percent of U.S. adults are uninsured thus far in 2014, down from 17.1 percent for the last three months of 2013. HEALTH OVERHAUL-UNINSURED
3. U.S. INTELLIGENCE TO SCRUTINIZE WORKERS WITH SECRET CLEARANCES A system of electronic monitoring would identify rogue agents, corrupt officials and leakers, AP's Stephen Braun reports. EYES ON SPIES
4. CHINESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SPEAK OUT ON ABUSE Four of the officials say Communist Party interrogators meted out physical beatings in secret jails to extract bogus confessions amid an anti-corruption campaign, AP's Gillian Wong finds. CHINA-ABUSED OFFICIALS
5. WHY JAPAN IS EXPERIENCING A SLOW REBUILD AFTER TSUNAMI Three years after the devastating earthquake on the country's northeastern coast, shortages of skilled workers and materials are delaying construction. JAPAN-CONSTRUCTION CRUNCH
6. BIG QUAKE STRIKES OFF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Officials say a magnitude-6.9 temblor struck off the coast near Eureka, Calif., but there are no reports of damage or injuries or a threat of a tsunami. CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE
7. ACCUSER SET TO RETURN TO STAND IN ARMY RAPE TRIAL The female officer's allegations set in motion a rare court-martial against a brigadier general. ARMY GENERAL-SEX CHARGES
8. WHAT SECURITY IS IN STORE FOR BOSTON MARATHON Public safety officials are getting ready to release more details about enhanced security for this year's iconic race. BOSTON MARATHON-SECURITY
9. 'WE WON'T BUDGE A SINGLE CENTIMETER FROM UKRAINIAN LAND' That's how Ukraine's prime minister is reacting to Russia's military presence in Crimea, and a planned referendum on reunifying the peninsula with Moscow. UKRAINE
10. PISTORIUS TRIAL MOVES INTO SECOND WEEK A security guard who says he spoke with the double-amputee athlete soon after the fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp continues his testimony at the Olympian's murder trial. PISTORIUS-TRIAL
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