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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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Woman Shot By Deputy Named

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CARMEL, Maine (AP) Authorities have released the name of the woman shot by a sheriff's deputy in central Maine after advancing toward the deputy holding what was described as a homemade weapon.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Tiny hamster’s tiny BBQ

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Just in time for the Fourth of July, the tiny hamsters are back for backyard tradition.

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OOB Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing Wreaths From Cemetery

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ALFRED, Maine (AP) An Old Orchard Beach woman has pleaded guilty to stealing Christmas wreaths and arrangements from grave sites in a Saco cemetery to decorate her own properties during the holidays.

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Bird Camera Fans Watch Eagle Steal Osprey Chicks From Nest

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BREMEN, Maine (AP) — Followers of a popular live bird camera are reeling from a rare glimpse of nature in the raw after witnessing an eagle pluck two osprey chicks from a nest.

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Interim Presidents Named at UMaine at Augusta, Fort Kent

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Interim presidents have been named at the University of Maine System schools in August and Fort Kent.

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