Also: The Senate reaches a compromise on extending long-term jobless benefits; the suspect in the deadly SXSW hit-and-run was set to perform at the festival.
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Also: At least seven people died at site of Harlem explosion; two people were killed in Austin when a car plowed into SXSW crowd; and the Oscar Pistorius murder trial continues.
Also: Ukraine says it won't fight Russia in Crimea; huge fire is brought under control in San Francisco; "Flappy Bird" may come back.
Also: The Senate passes Sen. McCaskill's bill about sexual assaults in the military; author Joe McGinniss dies; and in Venezuela, a student leader is killed in anti-government clashes.
Also: Father of the Sandy Hook killer "searches for answers;" Northern California is rattled by quake, but no significant damage is reported.
Also: Dr. Frank Jobe, pioneer of "Tommy John surgery," dies; Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., apologizes for shutting off Democrat's microphone; and the LA Lakers suffer their worst defeat ever.
Also: George Saunders wins the Story Prize; and the murder trial continues for "blade runner" Oscar Pistorius.
Also: A second Bitcoin bank shuts down; Syria strikes targets inside Lebanon; thieves are stealing knots from California redwood trees; and "How We Die" author, Dr. Sherwin Nuland, dies.
Also: Texas voters hold a primary today; Egypt bans Hamas operations; Nepal orders all Everest climbers to pack out garbage; and the first Corvettes are rescued from a sinkhole in their museum.
Also: Israel's prime minister visits the White House; scores of people are killed by Nigerian militants; South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty to murder; and the Iditarod opens.