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In a historic NCAA women's basketball game, two unbeaten teams vied for the national championship Tuesday night. The University of Connecticut beat Notre Dame 79-58. It's a record 9th title for UConn.
The new Common Core State Standards for English have stirred plenty of controversy. In a Vermont classroom full of 8th graders, they are working on a cornerstone of the core: close reading.
A man living at East 12th St. in Brooklyn received a letter postmarked in 1969. It was addressed to Susan Heifetz, who'd lived at the apartment as a child. The letter wished her a happy 19th birthday.
Two men in Minnesota have been charged with burglary. A dispatcher was able to send the police right to the scene of the crime. One of the men accidentally pocket-dialed 911.
Years since two filmmakers discovered a group of musicians in a Guinea refugee camp, that group — Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars — continues to make new music. Banning Eyre says their latest album is guaranteed to make you smile.
During a hearing Tuesday, Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy vented anger about a USAID program to fund a failed, Twitter-like network in Cuba.