1. THEIR OWN CALVARY
Devotees in the Philippines reenact the crucifixion of Christ to mark Good Friday, a celebration that mixes Catholic devotion and Filipino folk beliefs.
2. WHAT’S REALLY BEHIND NORTH KOREA’S SABER-RATTLING
Kim orders his troops to “settle accounts with the U.S.” but he doesn’t really want war —he wants an official peace, and the security that would come with it.
3. WHY NON-LETHAL CIVILIAN DRONES ARE STRUGGLING TO TAKE OFF
Makers of civilian unmanned aircraft say their practical applications are hindered by fears that the technology can be abused and delays in government-issued safety standards.
4. “OUR HOMELAND HAS EXPERIENCED WORSE”
Cyprus is preparing to draw on the resilience it practiced after the 1974 invasion and division of the island as it tries to envision an economic reboot.
5. VIETNAM REMEMBERED, 40 YEARS AFTER
U.S. combat troops’ departure from Vietnam 40 years ago left soldiers on both sides, as well as anti-war protesters, with a mixture of pride, disappointment and optimism.
6. NEWTOWN SHOOTER HAD ARSENAL IN HIS HOME
Newly released search warrants carried out at Lanza’s home reveal a stockpile of weapons and ammunition, but shed little light on what drove him to massacre 26 people inside a school.
7. ORAL SURGEON ACCUSED OF HAVING UNSANITARY INSTRUMENTS
Health officials in Tulsa, Okla., are urging 7,000 patients of Dr. W. Scott Harrington to be tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV after inspectors found unsafe practices that could spread disease at his dental offices.
8. SHOTGUN GIVEAWAY
Gun proponents in Tucson, Ariz., are giving free shotguns and firearms training to residents in crime-ridden neighborhoods, but violence prevention experts say that it’s unlikely to reduce crime rates.
9. THE COMEBACK PUP
A harbor seal pup comes back from a brutal attack, infection and amputation of a crucial flipper thanks to animal rescuers at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.
10. STILL BEASTS OF THE EAST
With Syracuse and Marquette both victors in the East Regional semifinals, the Big East will definitely have a Final Four team — just as it has the last three or four decades.
1. THEIR OWN CALVARY
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Sharknado 2 set to attack viewers tonight
In the face of another "Sharknado" TV movie (the even-more-inane "Sharknado 2: The Second One," premiering Wednesday night on Syfy), there isn't much for a critic to say except to echo what the characters themselves so frequently scream when confronted by a great white shark spinning toward them in a funnel cloud:
Indiana sheriff accused of lying about relationship with prostitute
The sheriff of Clark County, Ind., faces an eight-count federal indictment that accuses him of lying about paying a prostitute for a sex act and giving her a badge so that she could claim a discount rate at a hotel.
Clinton judge hears motion to suppress in drug case
District Court Judge Stuart Werling will consider a motion of suppression against a warrant that led to the arrest of a Clinton man on drug charges.
Clinton grad, NDSU picked to lead MVC
David Johnson, the former Clinton High standout now entering his senior season at the University of Northern Iowa, was named to the preseason All-Missouri Valley Football Conference first team that was announced Tuesday.
School supplies offered at events
With students going back to school soon, Clinton families will have two opportunities to receive free back-to-school supplies.
Iafrate set to leave Showboat Theatre
As the summer season nears its end, the Clinton Area Showboat Theatre on Tuesday honored the past and said hello to the future.
Debating decibels: Finally Fridays, Showboat at odds over concert volume
Two events will take center stage at the riverfront Friday. And if it’s anything like the last time these entities shared the same evening, both crowds may want to take note of the decibel levels coming from the bandshell.
Stranger’s generosity stuns Ohio veteran
Vietnam War veteran David A. Tobias was overwhelmed recently when a fellow customer at an OfficeMax store near Ashtabula, Ohio paid for a computer he was purchasing.
Beretta, other gun makers heading to friendlier states
In moving south and taking 160 jobs with it, Beretta joins several other prominent gunmakers abandoning liberal states that passed tough gun laws after the Newtown shooting.
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