111010 Things to Know for Today
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1-SHIP RELOCATES UNDERWATER SIGNALS FOR MH370
Search crews are racing to find the plane’s black boxes before their batteries die–but they won’t send a submarine looking just yet.
2-STANDOFF IN EASTERN UKRAINE CONTINUES
Protesters in Luhansk put up high barricades in a thoroughfare running in front of government security service premises.
3-HOW TO BECOME A MILLIONAIRE
A small group of doctors were paid millions of dollars by Medicare, an AP analysis finds.
4-ANYTHING YOU CAN DO, I CAN DO BETTER
A night after the men’s team wins the NCAA basketball championship, the women of UConn do it a record ninth time, routing Notre Dame in the first-ever final game featuring undefeated teams.
5-TWITTER GETS A FACELIFT
Perhaps taking a page from Facebook, the microblogging site will use bigger photos for profiles and offer users more control.
6-PISTORIUS CROSS-EXAMINATION BEGINS
The double-amputee Olympian returned to the witness stand a day after breaking down in sobs and wails while describing how he shot his girlfriend.
7- WHAT’S CAUSING MILLIONS OF BABY PIGS TO DIE
A virus new to the U.S. has spread to farms in 27 states. Scientists don’t know how it got into the country.
8-NYC MAYOR BILL DEBLASIO HAS VICTORIES, FLOPS AFTER FIRST 100 DAYS
Most observers give him fairly positive marks for what is often called the nation’s second-toughest political job, behind only the presidency.
9-WHO DOESN’T WANT TO HEAR IT—PHONES, THAT IS
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh becomes frustrated at the trial pitting Apple against Samsung because of Wi-Fi interference, and phones ringing, buzzing and jingling.
10- WHY MORE MOMS ARE STAYING HOME
The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons that more moms are staying home full-time with their children, a report says.