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NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's some background information about the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

Complex rescue under way of sick baby girl on high seas

(CNN) -- A multistage operation is under way in the Pacific Ocean to bring a 1-year-old-girl who became seriously ill on a sailboat hundreds of miles off Mexico to shore for treatment, officials said Saturday.

Attack after same-sex marriage shines light on Michigan hate crime law

(CNN) -- Nine days after her same-sex wedding, a 28-year-old Michigan woman was set upon on her way home from work, knocked unconscious by three men who kicked and punched her while shouting anti-gay epithets.

SecArmy: Tracking 'insider threats' challenging

The Army has done "a great deal since the tragedies at Fort Hood in 2009" to track the "insider threat but something happened, something went wrong, and we need to know what that was," Secretary of the Army John M.

Female warrior-citizen platoon helped usher visibility, equality in 1974 Army Reserve

 Women have faithfully served in the military since our Nation's inception, but complete equality and acceptance within the ranks has been an ongoing effort with many important milestones.

Operator of train that jumped tracks at Chicago's O'Hare Airport fired

The driver of a train that jumped the tracks last month at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport -- after having reportedly "dozed off" -- has been fired, a transit authority spokeswoman said Friday.

Craft brewers seek further reforms from lawmakers

The 2013 legislative session, which featured the largest overhaul of the beer industry since 1993, was viewed by many observers as a watershed moment for craft brewers in Texas.

Galveston Bay oil spill leaves hundreds of birds oiled

Coast Guard crews and wildlife advocates have recovered or spotted hundreds of shorebirds covered in oil in the aftermath of a collision late last month between two ships in Galveston Bay that resulted in a spill of up to 168,000 ga

Is Internet driving Letterman away?

Editor's note: David Bianculli is founder and editor of TVWorthWatching.com and teaches TV and film at Rowan University in New Jersey.

Army: Possible altercation 'immediately preceded' Fort Hood shooting

As the community reels from a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, investigators are grappling for answers on why Spc. Ivan Lopez opened fire against fellow soldiers.

E-cigs' liquid nicotine causing poisonings

Health officials are reporting a surge in the number of liquid nicotine poisonings from E-cigarettes and children are particularly at risk. That's according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.

Report: Texas public school enrollment tops 5 million

 

David Letterman announces retirement

After appearing on late night television for more than 30 years now, David Letterman announced that he will retire next year. Letterman's current contract expires in 2015 and he will not renew it.

You may notice something different next time you walk down the cereal aisle

If you're heading to the grocery store anytime soon, this story may change the way you look at the cereal aisle because the cereal boxes are actually looking at you.