A Houthi Shiite fighter stands guard Thursday as people search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport in Yemen. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Saudi Arabia Pounds Rebel Targets In Yemen On 2nd Day Of Air Campaign

Airstrikes and anti-aircraft fire rocked the capital, Sanaa, while Houthi rebels continued their push into southern Yemen. Meanwhile, Arab foreign ministers gathered in Egypt.

Thai and Burmese fishing boat workers sit behind bars inside a cell at the compound of a fishing company in Benjina, Indonesia. The imprisoned men were considered slaves who might run away. They said they lived on a few bites of rice and curry a day in a space barely big enough to lie down, stuck until the next trawler forces them back to sea. Dita Alangkara/AP hide caption

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The Salt

Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? An Unsavory Trade Uncovered

Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants — even in cat food — may have been caught by Burmese slaves, a yearlong investigation by The Associated Press finds.

Jeff Wilson accidentally struck Tammie Baird with his car 30 years ago when they were in high school. They've reunited to remember the incident. StoryCorps hide caption

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Twist Of Fate: An Accident Brings 'Beautiful Symmetry' To 2 Lives

Back in high school, Jeff Wilson accidentally hit Tammie Baird with his car. Now, 30 years later, they're amazed at how that traumatic experience led to dramatic changes for both of them.

The Hartford Police Department is one of a number of police departments across the country that are offering up their parking lots as "safe zones" for Craigslist transactions. Courtesy of the Hartford Police Department hide caption

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Police Departments Open Up 'Safe Lots' For Craigslist Transactions WNPR

Several crimes around the U.S. have been tied to the website's in-person transactions. So police departments are offering up their parking lots to provide a secure space for buying and selling stuff.

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, seen inside a Soyuz simulator in Russia on March 4, is scheduled to start a journey aboard a Soyuz spacecraft on Friday with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko. They plan to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA/Bill Ingalls hide caption

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NASA To Study A Twin In Space And His Brother On Earth

During astronaut Scott Kelly's year in space, his physiology will be compared with that of his twin brother, Mark, to study the effect of prolonged space flight on the human body.

The HBO documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief airs Sunday, despite the vigorous objection of Scientology officials. Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Church Of Scientology Calls New HBO Documentary 'Bigoted'

The filmmaker of Going Clear, which is critical of the church, says the documentary is about the dangers of "blind faith." Scientology officials have hit back with an aggressive public relations effort of their own.

Workers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico used organic cat litter to clean up nuclear waste. The litter triggered chemical reactions that later caused a drum to burst. Department of Energy/Flickr hide caption

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Official Report: Nuclear Waste Accident Caused By Wrong Cat Litter

An official investigation into a 2014 accident at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico has concluded that cat litter is the culprit. Organic material in the litter caused a drum to burst.

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