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It may still feel like winter for many of us on the East Coast, but today spring is officially here. That means flowers, gardens and bugs. One man couldn't be happier about the return of the insects — especially the ones poised to sting.
March Madness began in earnest Thursday with 16 games, and there were buzzer-beaters and big upsets — two No. 3 seeds went down. But overall No. 1 seed Kentucky won easily as did another top seed, Villanova.
The Smithsonian has banned selfie sticks in its museums, but there's a new pro-selfie museum in Manila. It encourages visitors to "be part of art" by posing with 3-D versions of famous artworks.
Seattle area resident Joey DiJulio somehow got on an email chain for a bachelor party. But he didn't know the groom, who lives in Philadelphia. The groom decided to invite him anyway and he accepted.
Bayway Refinery in Linden, N.J., is one of two refineries that are involved ...
Gov. Chris Christie is defending the state's $225 billion settlement for decades of contamination at two refineries as a "good deal." But Democratic lawmakers and environmentalists say otherwise.
NPR's Melissa Block interviews author Eric Fish, who's forthcoming book, China's Millennials: The Want Generation, is about Li Tingting, one of the detained Chinese feminist activists. Fish says she's drawn scrutiny from authorities who will not tolerate any form of organized dissent.