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NCAA Final Four: Acid test for players, coaches

The Final Four of college basketball can be a harsh proving ground for players. The pressure is immense.

Tyson recalls chicken nuggets sold at Sam's Club

Tyson is recalling 75,320 pounds of chicken nuggets after some customers complained about finding small pieces of plastic in their food.

Manufacturer raises questions about Flight 370 pinger batteries

The acoustic pingers believed to be on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's two black boxes were due for overhauls and battery replacements in 2012 but were never returned to their manufacturer, the manufacturer tells CNN.

5 Things to Know for your New Day -- Friday, April 4, 2014

The search begins for fading pings from the Malaysian jet's data recorders. A community asks why after the Fort Hood shooting. And severe weather hits the central United States.

Fort Hood shooting: Psychiatric issues 'fundamental underlying causal factor'

A man opens fire at a military base, gunning down fellow soldiers before ending his own life. A hero steps in, trying to stop him.

David Letterman set to retire in 2015

Acording to CNN, longtime "The Late Show" host, David Letterman announced he is planning to retire in 2015. The decision was announced sduring a taping of "The Late Show" on Thursday afternoon.

Chris Christie: The $33 million man

It appears the George Washington Bridge controversy that New Jersey Gov.

Senate panel set to vote to declassify aspects of CIA report

The Senate Intelligence Committee is set to vote Thursday to declassify portions of a report on the CIA's post-9/11 controversial detention and interrogation program, which U.S.

World Autism Awareness Day

Today marks World Autism Awareness Day.

Washington landslide death toll rises to 29

The death toll in last month's massive landslide in rural Washington state has risen to 29, Snohomish County medical examiner's office representative Kelly Stowe said Wednesday. That count is up one from the previous day.