With the NCAA Tournament underway, and the first big games just hours away on Thursday, students at Harvard are in the grips of March Madness for the first time in more than six decades. Harvard last made the NCAA Tournament in 1946.
Around the Midwest, cities are burying their dead and picking up the pieces after a series of tornadoes moved through late Tuesday and early Wednesday, at least a dozen people are dead in an area stretching from Kansas to Illinois, victims of winter-time tornadoes.
No Child Left Behind is about a decade old. It's been up for renewal for 10 years. But as Congress has dead-locked over proposals to modify or reform the controversial law, President Barack Obama on Thursday issued waivers from its strictest requirements to 10 states.
The captain of a cruise ship that ran aground off Italy made an "unapproved, unauthorized" deviation in course, the liner's owners say. Host Marco Werman talks with Lauren Moore of Bowling Green, Kentucky who survived the disaster.
Many of the Republican presidential candidates are trying to sell a book while they're on the campaign trail. But, perhaps fnone more than Newt Gingrich, the current front-runner, who has a much newer book than all the rest and who has written an average of two books a year.
As grocery stores look for ways to grab customers, some are dropping the self-service checkouts in favor of a more personal experience. But at other retailers, like Home Depot, there's no sign of abatement.
In most states, food stamps can't be used in restaurants or for hot food -- except in Arizona, Michigan and California. Now Kentucky might join those states in allowing Food Stamp recipients to use their benefits at fast food restaurants.
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