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    Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Travis Ishikawa, right, reaches to tag Chicago Cubs Emilio Bonifacio as he dives back to first on a pickoff attempt in the tenth inning the opening day baseball game on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Pittsburgh. The Pirates won 1-0 in ten innings. Bonifacio was initially called safe by the first base umpire, but the call was overturned on a review requested by manager Clint Hurdle and Bonifacio was ruled out. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

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    FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2012 file photo, people buy government subsidized food at a state-run market, one day before state elections for governors and legislators, in Caracas, Venezuela. The government is rolling out a new ID system on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 to track families’ purchases of government subsidized groceries. President Nicolas Maduro’s administration says the cards to track families’ purchases will foil people who stock up on groceries at subsidized prices and then illegally resell them for several times the amount. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)

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    Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3 Orion's captain, Wing Comdr. Rob Shearer watches out of the window of his aircraft while searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean, Monday, March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, Pool)

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. HEALTH CARE ENROLLEES ENDURE BLIZZARDS, LINES, GLITCHES

Across the nation, interest in getting health insurance_and avoiding the penalty_was piqued as midnight deadline loomed.

2. WHOSE EARLY RELEASE MAY BE ON MIDEAST NEGOTIATING TABLE

The United States is said to be discussing letting convicted spy Jonathan Pollard cut short his life sentence as an incentive to Israelis in the troubled peace negotiations.

3. HUMAN AND FINANCIAL TOLLS CLIMB IN WASHINGTON

Gov. Jay Inslee says estimated losses from the deadly mudslide that has killed at least 24 people have reached $10 million.

4. REPORT FINDS ASIAN CHILDREN IN U.S. MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED

Whites are close behind, but the Annie E. Casey Foundation says numbers for African-Americans, Latinos and American Indians are “distressingly lower” in every state.

5. WHY AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL WILL BE DEPLOYED OVER INDIAN OCEAN

So many planes are searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, a modified Boeing 737 has been sent to prevent midair collisions.

6. WHERE FOOD-TRACKING ID CARDS ARE BEING ISSUED

Venezuelan patrons will register with fingerprints; a computer system will monitor purchases. Some say it will foil hoarding amid staple shortages; others call it Cuba-style rationing.

7. CONGRESS MOVES TO DELAY PAY CUT FOR MEDICARE DOCTORS

The latest_and 17th— temporary fix to a broken 1997 payment formula postpones the 24 percent reduction in government reimbursements.

8. ALBUQUERQUE POLICE CHIEF PLANS REFORMS

Following a protest by hundreds that turned violent, the force’s new leader says changes will be made to recruitment. Officers have been involved in 23 fatal shootings since 2010.

9. HOW MARK ZUCKERBERG REAPED A $3.3 BILLION GAIN LAST YEAR

The Facebook founder exercised his stock options to realize the windfall — which comes with a huge tax bill.

10. HIGH-TECH HELP FOR BASEBALL’S UMPS

The use of expanded replay on opening day results in two missed calls getting fixed fast, without any arguments.

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