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10 for today: Monday, March 10

10 for today: Monday, March 10

SEARCH IS ON: A woman writes a wishing message on a cardboard at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Monday, March 10. Vietnamese aircraft spotted what they suspected was one of the doors of the missing Boeing 777 on Sunday, while questions emerged about how two passengers managed to board the ill-fated aircraft using stolen passports. Photo: Associated Press/Daniel Chan

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Pirates Leaving Portland

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League are poised to leave their Maine home in favor of Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Fishing Panel Urges Obama Not To Set Atlantic Sea Monument

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A key interstate fishing commission is calling on the White House to shoot down or dramatically limit a proposal for a national monument in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Woman Killed In Crash In Porter

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State Police say a woman was killed this afternoon when her car struck a tractor trailer along Route 25 in Porter.

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Zoning changes would promote solar arrays in South Portland

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Planning officials in South Portland, Maine, have proposed changes to the city's zoning regulations to allow for more commercial and residential solar power installations.

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Three Arrested In Robbery And Drug Incident

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South Portland police arresting three on drug charges Tuesday night.

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