Timecapsule Timeline

Calendar Months

   "Most newspaper article events happen anywhere from days, to months, to years before they reach publication. Consequently, most newspaper articles (on this timeline) are preceded by the date of the newspaper in which they appear." [E.M.]    *Color Code

March 2014

2014 - Astronomic Configuration - March 1st, 2014: "Sun [10 Pisces], Moon [9 Pisces], Mercury [18 Aquarius], Venus [26 Capricorn R.], Mars [27 Libra], Jupiter [10 Cancer R.], Saturn [23 Scorpio], Uranus [10 Aries], Neptune [5 Pisces], Pluto [13 Capricorn], Chiron [13 Pisces]."

[Based on: http://www.biopscinst.com/bpi/ephm/E201403.html]

2014 - U.S. National Debt - March 1st, 2014: "U.S. National Debt Clock - The Outstanding Public Debt [U.S.A.] as of 01 Mar 2014 at 10:21:18 PM GMT is: $17,432,214,586,613.51. The estimated population of the United States is 317,739,503 so each citizen's share of this debt is $54,863.23. The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $2.64 billion per day since September 30, 2012! Concerned? Then tell Congress and the White House!

[Based  on: http://www.brillig.com/debt_clock/] - [T.D. - 03/01/14]

2014 - World Bank to aid Tunisia - March 1st, 2014: "World Bank to aid Tunisia ['has announced a $1.2 billion package']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Disney stops funding Boy Scouts - March 1st, 2014: "Disney stops funding Boy Scouts" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Toray completes Zoltek acquisition - March 1st, 2014: "Toray ['Toray Industries ... in Tokyo'] completes Zoltek acquisition" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - TENSION BUILDING IN THE UKRAINE - March 1st, 2014: "TENSION BUILDING IN THE UKRAINE / Obama warns Russia of 'costs' for intervening in Ukraine." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Chinese news service insults U.S. envoy - March 1st, 2014: "Chinese news service [02/28/14] insults U.S. envoy [Gary Locke]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Myanmar ousts Doctors Without Borders - March 1st, 2014: "Myanmar ousts Doctors Without Borders" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy - March 1st, 2014: "Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy [02/28/14]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Meredith Corp. closes on purchase of KMOV - March 1st, 2014: "Meredith Corp. closes on purchase of KMOV ['(Channel 4), the CBS television affiliate in St. Louis.'] / Deal followed after U.S. rejected sale to Sander Media." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Judge approves JPMorgan Chase settlement - March 1st, 2014: "Judge approves JPMorgan Chase settlement" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Emerald Automotive sold to China's Geely Group - March 1st, 2014: "Emerald Automotive ['an electric vehicle startup'] sold to China's Geely Group [Zhejiang Geely Holding Group] / Sale provides financing to move forward with North County production [St. Louis], company says." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Utility blames silty runoff for water's foul odor, taste - March 1st, 2014: "Utility blames silty runoff ['heavy snow runoff in the Missouri River'] for water's foul odor, taste / Missouri American Water will flush system today." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Radiation at nuclear dump stirs concern / New Mexico - March 1st, 2014: "Radiation at nuclear dump [New Mexico] stirs concern" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - 'Rogue storm' in California leaves floods, mud, but no relief - March 1st, 2014: "Rains won't dampen drought / 'Rogue storm' in California leaves floods, mud, but no relief. [02/28/14]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 03/01/14]

2014 - Strong Earthquake - "M6.2 - 23km WSW of Jiquilillo, Nicaragua (BETA) 2014-03-02 09:37:56 UTC"

*Link: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000mzef#scientific

2014 - Strong Earthquake - "M6.5 - 110km NW of Nago, Japan (BETA) 2014-03-02 20:11:22 UTC"

*Link: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000mzmn#scientific

2014 - NuvaRing cleared FDA - March 2nd, 2014: "NuvaRing cleared FDA despite fears over blood clots" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/02/14]

2014 - RUSSIAN FORCES SEIZE CRIMEA - March 2nd, 2014: "RUSSIAN FORCES SEIZE CRIMEA [03/01/14] / Putin raises stakes - Parliament OKs use of military to guard interests in Ukraine / U.S. response - Obama decries 'clear violation' of troubled nation's sovereignty." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/02/14]

2014 - China: Train station attack was terrorism - March 2nd, 2014: "China: Train station attack [Kunming Train Station  in Yunnan Province] was terrorism [03/01/14] / Assailants with long knives hacked at travelers; 33 people are dead and 130 injured, reports say." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/02/14]

2014 - Japan giving $200 million to Palestinian Authority - March 2nd, 2014: "Japan giving $200 million to Palestinian Authority" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 03/02/14]

2014 - Nuclear waste tanks raise fears of leaks / Washington State - March 2nd, 2014: "Nuclear waste tanks raise fears of leaks / Double-walled storage vessels at site in Washington state [Hanford  nuclear waste complex] show 'construction flaws,' could fail." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 03/02/14]

2014 - Explosions in Nigeria kill dozens - March 3rd, 2014: "Explosions in Nigeria [Borno state] kill dozens [03/02/14]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 03/03/14]

2014 - Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest draft - March 3rd, 2014: "Ultra-Orthodox Jews ['Hundreds of thousands'] protest draft [03/02/14]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 03/03/14]

2014 - China cites separatists in knife attack - March 3rd, 2014: "China cites separatists ['separatists from the country's far west' - region of Xinjiang] in knife attack" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 03/03/14]

2014 - Oregon prepares for vote on same-sex marriages - March 3rd, 2014: "Oregon prepares for vote on same-sex marriages" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/03/14]

2014 - At Ukranian base, standoff turns into circus - March 3rd, 2014: "At Ukranian base, standoff turns into circus [03/02/14] / As young soldiers block tough pro-Russian forces, media and area residents flock to see show." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 03/03/14]

2014 - Wide range of wintry conditions affects half of U.S. - March 3rd, 2014: "Wide range of wintry conditions affects half of U.S. [03/02/14]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/03/14]

2014 - World scrambles as Russia clamps down on Crimea - March 3rd, 2014: "World scrambles as Russia clamps down on Crimea / Kerry on way - Top U.S. diplomat rebukes Putin, will travel to Ukraine. / NATO meets - At emergency meeting in Brussels, nations ponder response." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/03/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 4th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,168.03; Change: - 153.68 (- 0.9 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,845.73; Change: - 13.72 (- 0.7 %). [Based on: p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - CRISIS IN UKRAINE - March 4th, 2014: "CRISIS IN UKRAINE / RUSSIA TIGHTENS GRIP - Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov wants national unity deal signed by president honored. / Four Russian warships blockade two Ukranian vessels and order them to surrender or be seized. / U.S., EUROPE SCRAMBLE / U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Kiev as U.S. warns against continued military action. / European Union threatens to suspend talks on economic cooperation, boycott G-8 summit." [Based on: Title for FRONT PAGE A.P. articles, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - Attack in Pakistan court kills 11 - March 4th, 2014: "Attack in Pakistan court [Islamabad] kills 11 [03/03/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - Departing Karzai shaped U.S. policy - March 4th, 2014: "[...] 'Afghans died in a war that's not ours,' he [Karzai] said in the interview, his first in two years with a U.S. newspaper. [N.P.] In Karzai's mind, al-Qaida is 'more a myth than a reality' and the majority of the United States' prisoners in Afghanistan were innocent. He's certain that the war was 'for the U.S. security and for the Western interest.' [... .]" [Based on: Washington Post article (Departing Karzai shaped U.S. policy), pp. A1 & A5, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - Bin Laden's son-in-law goes on trial - March 4th, 2014: "Bin Laden's son-in-law goes on trial [03/03/14] / He's accused of plotting to kill Americans." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - New rules push for cleaner air / U.S.A. - March 4th, 2014: "New rules [U.S.A.] push for cleaner air ['driving ahead with a dramatic reduction in sulfur in gasoline and tailpipe emissions']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - Sears investigates potential data breach - March 4th, 2014: "Sears investigates potential data breach" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - North Korea fires more missiles into sea - March 4th, 2014: "North Korea fires more missiles [short-range missiles] into sea [03/03/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - Disney ends funding to Boy Scouts over policy on gays - March 4th, 2014: "Disney ends funding to Boy Scouts over policy on gays" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - China captures three more suspects in train station attack - March 4th, 2014: "China captures three more suspects in train station attack" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - Stocks around the world slide as tension builds in Ukraine - March 4th, 2014: "Stocks around the world slide as tension builds in Ukraine / S&P 500 index fell 0.7 pct. in biggest drop since Feb 3." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/04/14]

2014 - SunEdison surges - March 5th, 2014: "SunEdison [Sun Edison Inc.] surges ['... the stock closed at $20.89, up $2.21 from Monday's close.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Strong Earthquake - "M6.3 - 262km ESE of Sola, Vanuatu (BETA) 2014-03-05 09:56:58 UTC"

*Link: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000n1ex#scientific

2014 - 11 killed in Nigeria - March 5th, 2014: "11 killed [03/03/14] in Nigeria [Jakana village in Borno state]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 5th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,395.88; Change: 227.85 (1.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,873.91; Change: 28.18 (1.5 %). [Based on: p. A11, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Facebook eyes drone firm - March 5th, 2014: "Facebook eyes drone firm ['Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Secession arises again in Quebec - March 5th, 2014: "Secession arises again in Quebec" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Big boost in defense spending in China - March 5th, 2014: "The Chinese government has announced a big bump in spending on the armed forces, saying it will increase its defense budget by 12.2 percent this year to $132 billion. [N.P.] The figure was included in a budget report released at annual meetings of the country's national rubber-stamp legislature that opened today. [N.P.] Defense spending rose 10 percent last year to $114 billion, the most for any nation apart from the U.S. [N.P.] China says it supports resolving disputes through negotiations and that its 2.3 million-member People's Liberation Army is for defense purposes only." [Based on: DIGEST article (Big boost in defense spending in China), p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - U.N. body condemns legalization of pot - March 5th, 2014: "U.N. body ['in a report published Tuesday'] condemns legalization of pot" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - RadioShack to close up to 1,100 U.S. stores - March 5th, 2014: "RadioShack to close up to 1,100 U.S. stores" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Supreme Court extends whistleblower protections - March 5th, 2014: "Supreme Court extends whistleblower protections" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Study points to mental illness in Army recruits / U.S.A. - March 5th, 2014: "Study points to mental illness in Army recruits ['Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. soldiers had a common mental illness ... before enlisting in the Army, according to a new study'] / Depression rate, thoughts of suicide are among factors that are raising questions about screening process." [Based on: Title (and text) for Los Angeles Times article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Pentagon budget includes no money for Super Hornet - March 5th, 2014: "Pentagon budget ['proposed $495.6 billion budget for the coming fiscal year'] includes no money for Super Hornet" [Based on: Title (and text) for Staff & Wire reports article (Pentagon budget includes no money for Super Hornet), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV - March 5th, 2014: "Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Stocks [U.S.A.] rally on cool-down of confrontation in Ukraine - March 5th, 2014: "Stocks rally on cool-down of confrontation in Ukraine" [Based on: Title (and text) for Staff & Wire reports article (Pentagon budget includes no money for Super Hornet), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - Illinois attorney general lifts gate on same-sex marriage licenses - March 5th, 2014: "Illinois attorney general lifts gate on same-sex marriage licenses" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - At news conference, Russian president seems to ratchet down tensions - March 5th, 2014: "Putin doesn't want a fight, but says he can use force / At news conference, Russian president seems to ratchet down tensions." [Based on: Title for A.P.  article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - NASA plots a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa - March 5th, 2014: "NASA plots a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa ['The space agency set aside $15 million in its 2015 budget proposal'] / Astronomers have speculated it could be home to some form of life." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/05/14]

2014 - UFO over Ukraine? - March 6th, 2014:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilwTzHpY9SE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 6th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,360.18; Change: - 35.70 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,873.81; Change: - 0.10 (flat). [Based on: p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/06/14]

2014 - Attacks in Iraq kill 7 - March 6th, 2014: "Attacks in Iraq kill 7 [03/05/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/06/14]

2014 - KERRY SEES PROGRESS IN UKRAINE - March 6th, 2014: "KERRY SEES PROGRESS IN UKRAINE / Kerry - Meetings were 'very constructive.' / Aid - EU provides $15 billion package. / NATO - Efforts with Russia suspended." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/06/14]

2014 - Quebec premier dissolves legislature - March 6th, 2014: "Quebec premier dissolves legislature [03/05/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/06/14]

2014 - Coal firm fined for toxic discharges - March 6th, 2014: "Coal firm [Alpha Natural Resources Inc.] fined for toxic discharges ['... into hundreds of waterways across five Appalacian states, according to a proposed Settlement Wednesday.]" [Based on: Title (and text) for Article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/06/14]

*Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha_Natural_Resources

2014 - Former IRS official refuses to testify - March 6th, 2014: "Former IRS official [Lois Lerner] refuses to testify [03/05/14] / Inquiry into agency's activities may be stalled." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/06/14]

2014 - Israeli naval raid nabs arms en route to Gaza - March 6th, 2014: "Israeli naval raid nabs arms en route to Gaza [03/05/14] / Shipment had advanced rockets that were made in Syria." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/06/14]

2014 - CIA investigates whether officers spied on Senate - March 6th, 2014: "CIA investigates whether officers spied on Senate" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/06/14]

2014 - Sierra Club sues Ameren, alleging almost 8,000 Clean Air violations - March 6th, 2014: "Sierra Club sues Ameren [Ameren Corp.], alleging almost 8,000 Clean Air violations / Equipment removes 99 pct. of particulates, company counters. [03/05/14]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/06/14]

*Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ameren_Corporation

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 7th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,421.89; Change: 61.71 (0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,877.03; Change: 3.22 (0.2). [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - Staple to close stores - March 7th, 2014: "Staple [Staples] to close stores ['up to 225 stores']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - Bombings / Syria & Iraq - March 7th, 2014: "Car bombs in central Syria kill 17 [03/06/14] / In Iraq, bombers target shopping areas; scores are dead [03/06/14]." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - CRIMEA TO VOTE ON LINK TO RUSSIA - March 7th, 2014: "CRIMEA TO VOTE ON LINK TO RUSSIA / Referendum - Region could elect to split from Ukraine. / Criticism - U.S. and EU bristle, announce sanctions. / Strategy - Putin is assumed to be behind March 16 vote." [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - NSA leaks will cost billions, general says - March 7th, 2014: "NSA leaks will cost billions, general says" [Based on: Title for Nation Digest article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - Dalai Lama gives the opening Senate prayer - March 7th, 2014: "Dalai Lama gives the opening Senate prayer [03/06/14]" [Based on: Title for Nation Digest article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - Central African Republic pleads for U.N. help - March 7th, 2014: "Central African Republic pleads for U.N. help ['... to contain sectarian killing between Muslims and Christians']" [Based on: Title (and text) for Nation Digest article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - 11.8 billion budgeted for new bomber / U.S.A. - March 7th, 2014: "$11.8 billion budgeted for new bomber ['The new bomber may cost as much $81 billion for the 100 planes planned'] / Boeing and lockheed Martin teamed up in bid for B2's replacement." [Based on: Title for Bloomberg News article, p. B5, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - Girl Scouts are asked to cut ties with Barbie - March 7th, 2014: "Girl Scouts are asked to cut ties with Barbie" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - Army general pleads guilty to sexual misconduct - March 7th, 2014: "Army general [Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A Sinclair] pleads guilty to sexual misconduct [03/06/14] / He hopes admission strengthens his case in assaults." [Based on: Title (and text) for News Services article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

*Trivia: "Sexual assault charges against general dropped in plea deal." [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A14, S.L.P.D., 03/17/14]

*Trivia: "Army general pleads guilty in sex abuse case [03/17/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

*Trivia: "Judge spares general prison in sexual misconduct case ['sentenced to a reprimand and  a $20,000 fine']" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Stock and housing gains put net U.S. worth at record - March 7th, 2014: "[...] Household net worth jumped nearly $3 trillion during last year's fourth quarter to $80.7 trillion. [...] Household wealth, or net worth, reflects the value of homes, stocks, bank accounts and other assets minus mortgages, credit cards and other debts. [...] The Great Recession hammered Americans' net worth, cutting their overall wealth to $55.6 trillion in the first quarter of 2009. That was 19 percent below the pre-recession peak of $68.8 trillion. [... .]" [Based on: A.P. Economics Writer article (Stock and housing gains put net U.S. worth at record / Household net worth jumped nearly $3 trillion.) by Christopher S. Rugaber, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - Students expelled for cheering for Pakistan cricket team - March 7th, 2014: "Students ['Dozens of Muslim students from the disputed Indian territory of Kashmir'] expelled for cheering for Pakistan cricket team" [Based on: Title (and text) for Nation Digest article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/07/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 8th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,452.72; Change: 30.83 (0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,875.04; Change: 1.01 (0.1). [Based on: p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - Trade deficit widens / U.S.A. - March 8th, 2014: "Trade deficit [U.S.A.] widens ['incresed to $39.1 billion']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - Egyptian princess' statue found - March 8th, 2014: "Egyptian princess' statue ['dating from approximately 1350 B.C. ... of Iset, a daughter of Amenhotep III.'] found" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - Beef prices are likely to stay high - March 8th, 2014: "[...] Years of drought and recession have wreaked havoc on the nation's [U.S.A.] cattle herd, which hasn't been this small since the early 1950s. [....]" [Based on: Article (Beef prices are likely to stay high), p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - Malaysian Airlines flight missing - March 8th, 2014: "Malaysian Airlines flight ['from Lumpur to Beijing ... Flight MH370] missing [03/07/14]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - Saudis label Brotherhood terrorists - March 8th, 2014: "Saudis label Brotherhood [Muslim Brotherhood] terrorists [03/07/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - Consumer borrowing rose in January - March 8th, 2014: "Consumer borrowing [U.S.A.] rose in January ['to a record $3.11 trillion']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - RUSSIA PREPARES TO ABSORB CRIMEA - March 8th, 2014: "RUSSIA PREPARES TO ABSORB CRIMEA / Protests - tens of thousands hail Crimea in Red Square. / Legal hurdle - New law in works would allow annexation. / Military activity - Pro-Russian forces try to seize base." [Based on: Title for Front Page article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - Activists ask Schnucks to label GMO products - March 8th, 2014: "Activists ask Schnucks [Schnuck Markets] to label GMO products [03/07/14]" [Based on: Title for Article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - Kansas court rules school funding unconstitutional - March 8th, 2014: "Kansas court rules school funding unconstitutional / State's Supreme Court says state in inadequately funding public schools, violating constitution." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/08/14]

2014 - Oil slicks spotted in hunt for jet - March 9th, 2014: "Oil slicks spotted in hunt for jet / Two passengers on Malaysian plane with 239 people were carrying stolen passports." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A4, S.L.P.D., 03/09/14]

2014 - Opposition exporting oil in Libya - March 9th, 2014: "Opposition ['independently of the central government'] exporting oil in Libya" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/09/14]

2014 - Syrian military grabs rebel-held town - March 9th, 2014: "Syrian military grabs rebel-held town [Zara]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/09/14]

2014 - Russia boosts troop presence in Crimea - March 9th, 2014: "Russia boosts troop presence in Crimea [03/08/14] / Official rules out talks with Ukraine's new rulers." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/09/14]

2014 - Pot seen as economic boost in Caribbean - March 9th, 2014: "Pot seen as economic boost in Caribbean" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/09/14]

2014 - Crimea's 'Goblin' makes a quick trip to the top - March 9th, 2014: "Crimea's 'Goblin' [Sergey Aksyonov] makes a quick trip to the top / Small-timer with murky past is now region's Russia-backed premier." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/09/14]

2014 - Venezuela halts food protest after officials win OAS backing - March 9th, 2014: "Venezuela halts food protest after officials win OAS backing [03/08/14]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/09/14]

2014 - Privacy advocates want transparency on tracking of shoppers - March 9th, 2014: "Privacy advocates want transparency on tracking of shoppers" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/09/14]

2014 - European nations urge U.S. to boost natural gas exports amid crisis - March 9th, 2014: "European nations urge U.S. to boost natural gas exports amid crisis" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/09/14]

2014 - Strong Earthquake - "M6.8 - 77km WNW of Ferndale, California (BETA) 2014-03-10 05:18:13 UTC"

*Link: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/nc72182046#scientific

2014 - Cyberattacks target Ukraine - March 10th, 2014: "Cyberattacks target Ukraine / Report says sophisticated software has Russian roots." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Jews in NYC protest Israel's draft - March 10th, 2014: "Jews in NYC [03/09/14] protest Israel's draft" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Venezuelan president scolds Biden - March 10th, 2014: "Venezuelan president scolds Biden" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Libyan rebels try to sell nation's oil - March 10th, 2014: "Libyan rebels try to sell nation's oil" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Toronto mayor gets time change backward - March 10th, 2014: "Toronto mayor [Mayor Rob Ford] gets time change backward" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Bull market charges into sixth year / U.S.A. - March 10th, 2014: "Bull market charges into sixth year / It's the fourth-longest since 1945 and still seems strong." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - No radioactive leaks from nuclear waste / N.M. - March 10th, 2014: "No radioactive leaks from nuclear waste ['Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Carlsbad, N.M.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Thousands protest ahead of Fukushima anniversary - March 10th, 2014: "Thousands protest ahead of Fukushima anniversary" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Debris from missing Malaysian jet remains elusive - March 10th, 2014: "Debris from missing Malaysian jet remains elusive" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Nuns held by Syrian rebels since December are freed - March 10th, 2014: "Nuns held by Syrian rebels since December are freed" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Beirut's southern suburbs become targets as Syrian war crosses border - March 10th, 2014: "Beirut's southern suburbs become targets as Syrian war crosses border / Support for Hezbollah, which is fighting with Syrian forces, brings backlash." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/10/14]

2014 - Strong Earthquake - "M6.4 - East of the South Sandwich Islands (BETA) 2014-03-11 02:44:05 UTC"

*Link: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000n7bm#scientific

2014 - Strong Earthquake - "M6.1 - 180km SE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (BETA) 2014-03-11 22:03:11 UTC"

*Link: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000n8ez#scientific

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 11th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,418.68; Change: 34.04 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,877.17; Change: - 0.87 (flat). [Based on: p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - Colorado collects pot bounty - March 11th, 2014: "Colorado collects pot bounty ['$2 million in marijuana taxes in January']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - Taliban threatens Afghan elections - March 11th, 2014: "Taliban threatens Afghan elections ['next month']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - Agree to merge / Chiquita & Fyffes - March 11th, 2014: "World has new top banana as Chiquita, Fyffes merge / For tax reasons, the new company's headquarters will be in Dublin." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - NEW TOOL TO BATTLE SEX TRAFFICKING - March 11th, 2014: "NEW TOOL TO BATTLE SEX TRAFFICKING / Online database of photos of hotel rooms may be path for parents to find enslaved minors and for authorities to help victims." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - Slavery reparations sought / Caribbean nations - March 11th, 2014: "Slavery reparations sought ['Caribbean nations']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - In high-tech age, how can a plane go missing? - March 11th, 2014: "In high-tech age, how can a plane go missing? / What happened to radar?" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article by Brian Fung, pp. A1 & A6, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - Gunmen storm more military bases in Ukraine - March 11th, 2014: "Gunmen storm more military bases in Ukraine / Russia claims pro-Western government in Kiev is sowing 'chaos.' " [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - Some U.S. workers will face more surveillance - March 11th, 2014: "Some U.S. workers will face more surveillance / Network may watch those with secret clearances." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - Pig virus is expected to cause higher pork prices - March 11th, 2014: "Pig virus [Porcine epidemic diarrhea] is expected to cause higher pork prices [U.S.A.]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - Hoping to isolate Russia, U.S. woos China on Ukraine - March 11th, 2014: "Hoping to isolate Russia, U.S. woos China on Ukraine" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/11/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 12th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,351.25; Change: - 67.43 (- 0.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,867.63; Change: - 9.54 (0.5 %). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - M9-Class Solar Flare - march 12th, 2014: "Departing sunspot AR1996 erupted on March 12th at 2234 UT, producing an M9-category blast that almost crossed into X-territory. [....]" [Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 03/13/14]

2014 - FDA shuts down cheese plant - March 12th, 2014: "FDA shuts down cheese plant ['... Roos Foods , a cheese plant in Kenton, Del., after an outbreak of listeria ... .']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - SENATE, CIA FEUD ERUPTS - March 12th, 2014: "SENATE, CIA FEUD ERUPTS / Feinstein: Head of Senate Intelligence Committee says the CIA improperly serched computer network. / Brennan: Spy agency director says appropriate authorities would determine whether law was broken." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - Sumatran haze sickens thousands - March 12th, 2014: "Sumatran haze ['from forest and brush fires'] sickens thousands" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - Luxembourg blocks tax evasion policy - March 12th, 2014: "Luxembourg blocks tax evasion policy [03/11/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - Mom sues hospital over poppy seeds - March 12th, 2014: "Mom sues hospital over poppy seeds ['she failed a drug test']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - CRIMEA LEADERS PUSH FOR SPLIT - March 12th, 2014: "CRIMEA LEADERS PUSH FOR SPLIT / If voters OK parliament move, first step will be to become independent, but not yet part of Russia." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - Migraine treatment approved / U.S.A. - March 12th, 2014: "Migraine treatment approved ['The Cefaly device is a battery-powered plastic band worn across the forehead that emits an electric current to stimulate nerves associated with migraine pain.']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - Swedish journalist killed in Afghanistan - March 12th, 2014: "Swedish journalist killed in Afghanistan [03/11/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - Workers get ready to re-enter nuke dump / N.M. - March 12th, 2014: "Workers get ready to re-enter nuke dump [New Mexico] / Low levels of radiation leaked at site last month." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - 5.5 million children affected by Syrian fighting - March 12th, 2014: "5.5 million children affected by Syrian fighting ['by the civil war']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A18, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - Cache of radioactive oil field waste is found / North Dakota - March 12th, 2014: "[...] Health officials say that since the state's [North Dakota] oil production has soared in the past several years, radioactive filter socks increasingly are being found along roadsides, in abandoned buildings or in commercial trash bins of an unsuspecting business - sometimes that of a competing oil company. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Cache of radioactive oil field waste is found / North Dakota officials say filters were discovered in abandoned building.), p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - Libya's West-backed prime minister is ousted by parliament - March 12th, 2014: "Libya's West-backed prime minister [Ali Zidan] is ousted by parliament [03/11/14]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - U.S. said to be investigating GM's delayed ignition switch recall - March 12th, 2014: "U.S. said to be investigating GM's delayed ignition switch recall / Carmaker already faces inquiries by Senate, House committees and traffic safety watchdog." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/12/14]

2014 - Strong Earthquake - "M6.3 - 13km N of Kunisaki-shi, Japan (BETA) 2014-03-13 17:06:51 UTC"

*Link: http://comcat.cr.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usc000nabv#scientific

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 13th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,340.08; Change: - 11.17 (- 0.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,868.20; Change: 0.57 (flat). [Based on: p. A12, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - Gulf oil companies combine - March 13th, 2014: "Gulf oil companies combine ['Energy XXI & EPL Oil & Gas Inc.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - Images might show jet debris - March 13th, 2014: "Images might show jet debris / If confirmed, sighting would aid officials in search for airliner." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - Groups protest iPhone chemicals - March 13th, 2014: "Groups protest iPhone chemicals ['benzene and n-hexane']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - GAZA MILITANTS FIRE ROCKETS - March 13th, 2014: " [...] The Israeli military said it [03/12/14] was the largest rocket barrage since 2012 [....]" [03/12/14]" [Based on: A.P. article (GAZA MILITANTS FIRE ROCKETS), p. A19, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - Ultra-Orthodox in Israel can be drafted - March 13th, 2014: "Ultra-Orthodox in Israel can be drafted / Cultural rift in nation widens as parliament passes law Wednesday [03/12/14]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - 2% in U.S. have had hips, knees replaced - March 13th, 2014: "2% in U.S. have had hips, knees replaced / Number is expected to grow as population ages, raising questions about cost, longevity." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A22, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - Current Afghan deal covers U.S. post-2014 - March 13th, 2014: "Current Afghan deal covers U.S. post-2014 / Even if new pact is not signed, earlier agreement continues." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A11, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - CIA, senators still feuding over 9/11 secrets - March 13th, 2014: "CIA, senators still feuding over 9/11 secrets" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - NSA posed as facebook to spy, news website says - March 13th, 2014: "NSA posed as facebook to spy, news website says / The intercept sites Snowden documents, accuses agency of tricking users to infect computers with malware." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/13/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 14th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,108.89; Change: - 231.19 (- 1.4 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,846.32; Change: - 21.86 (- 1.2 %). [Based on: p. B3, S.L.P.D., 03/14/14]

2014 - Missing jet theories take flight - March 14th, 2014: "Missing jet theories take flight / Range of speculation is equally baffling." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/14/14]

2014 - ERUPTING MAGNETIC FILAMENT - March 14th, 2014: "This morning, a filament of magnetism located just behind the sun's southeastern limb rose up and erupted. [....]" [Based on: http://spaceweather.com/] - [T.D. - 03/14/14]

2014 - Russian war games elevate tension - March 14th, 2014: "Russian war games elevate tension / Crimea residents nervous ahead of Sunday vote on secession, while Ukranians accuse Putin of intimidation." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/14/14]

2014 - Nuclear crews worse than reported - March 14th, 2014: "Nuclear crews worse than reported [U.S.A.] / Scores by support staff boosted ratings of missile launch officers." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/14/14]

2014 - Israel hit by rockets after hint of cease-fire - March 14th, 2014: "Israel hit by rockets after hint of cease-fire / Palestinian militants say Egypt has brokered plan for truce." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/14/14]

2014 - Workers sue McDonald's over pay, illegal practices - March 14th, 2014: "Workers sue McDonald's over pay, illegal practices" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. B3, S.L.P.D., 03/14/14]

2014 - Americans spend $56 billion on pets as part of the family - March 14th, 2014: "[...] American pets include an estimated 95.6 million cats and 83.3 million dogs, the APPA said. [....]" [Based on: A.P. article (Americans spend $56 billion on pets as part of the family), p. B6, S.L.P.D., 03/14/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 15th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,065.67; Change: - 43.22 (- 0.3 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,841.13; Change: - 5.21 (- 0.3 %). [Based on: p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - Rawlings signs China deal - March 15th, 2014: "Rawlings [Rawlings Sporting Goods] signs China deal ['sponsorship deal with the Chinese Baseball Association.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - FBI refuses pot background checks - March 15th, 2014: "FBI refuses pot background checks ['on ... applicants to sell marijuana']" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - FDIC sues 16 banks that set key rate - March 15th, 2014: "FDIC sues 16 banks that set key rate / Agency says rate manipulation led to failures by 10 banks it took over." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - U.S. is set to give up Internet oversight - March 15th, 2014: "U.S. is set to give up Internet oversight; no control plan set" [Based on: Title for Washington Post article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - Struggling Quiznos files for bankruptcy - March 15th, 2014: "Struggling Quiznos files for bankruptcy / Company owns only 7 of the nearly 2,100 restaurants in the chain." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - Missing plane was hijacked, official says - March 15th, 2014: " 'IT IS CONCLUSIVE.' BUT NO MOTIVE. / Missing plane was hijacked, official says." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - After 37 years on Iam, killer caught in Florida - March 15th, 2014: "After 37 years on Iam, killer caught in Florida / James Robert Jones, who was using the name bruce Walter Keith, was captured via face-recognition software." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - Malnutrition grows among children of Syrian refugees - March 15th, 2014: "Malnutrition grows among children of Syrian refugees / Poverty, lack of health care take toll on helpless." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - Up to 303 deaths could be linked to GM defect, watchdog contends - March 15th, 2014: "Up to 303 deaths could be linked to GM defect, watchdog contends" [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A5, S.L.P.D., 03/15/14]

2014 - Iran says it thwarted plot - March 16th, 2014: "Iran says it thwarted plot ['attempted sabotage at the country's heavy water nuclear reactor']" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 03/16/14]

2014 - Honda recalling minivans - March 16th, 2014: "Honda recalling minivans ['Odyssey minivans ... because a fuel pump cover can deteriorate and cause a fuel leak.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 03/16/14]

2014 - Six soldiers killed in Egypt - March 16th, 2014: "Six soldiers killed in Egypt [03/15/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 03/16/14]

2014 - Car bombs kill 19 in Baghdad - March 16th, 2014: "Car bombs kill 19 in Baghdad [03/15/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 03/16/14]

2014 - All missing jet passengers scrutinized - March 16th, 2014: "All missing jet passengers scrutinized / Malaysian officials now believe someone on plane diverted it from its path." [Based on: Title for Los Angeles Times article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 03/16/14]

2014 - Oil mars Alabama swamp months after spill - March 16th, 2014: "Oil mars Alabama swamp months after spill / Train with nearly 3 million gallons of crude derailed ['... early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes.'], sparking criticism of transport practice." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A21, S.L.P.D., 03/16/14]

2014 - CRIMEA VOTES TO SECEDE - March 17th, 2014: "CRIMEA VOTES TO SECEDE / The next move - Crimean lawmakers will formally ask Russia today to be annexed / World reaction - Obama denounces vote; Merkel seeks more observers" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/17/14]

2014 - U.S. delivers missiles to Iraq - March 17th, 2014: "The United States delivered 100 Hellfire missiles, along with assault rifles and ammunition to Iraq as part of its anti-terrorism assistance to the country, the U.S. embassy to Iraq said on Sunday. [...] [...] It added that since mid-january, Iraqi security forces had received more than 11 million rounds of ammunition, as well as thousands of machine guns, sniper rifles, assault rifles, and grenades." [Based on: DIGEST article (U.S. delivers missiles to Iraq), p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/17/14]

2014 - Ruling party wins big in Serbia - March 17th, 2014: "Ruling party wins big in Serbia [03/16/14]" [Based on: DIGEST article (U.S. delivers missiles to Iraq), p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/17/14]

2014 - Being busier than bees is our way of life - March 17th, 2014: "Being busier than bees is our way of life / But science is showing we have been our most creative when idle." [Based on: Title for Washington Post article by Brigid Schulte, p. A12, S.L.P.D., 03/17/14]

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-being-too-busy-makes-us-feel-so-good/2014/03/14/c098f6c8-9e81-11e3-a050-dc3322a94fa7_story.html

2014 - Light Earthquake / Los Angeles, Calif. - March 17th, 2014: "4.4 earthquake strikes Los Angeles [03/17/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

2014 - Missing jetliner inquiry turns to pilots - March 17th, 2014: "Missing jetliner inquiry turns to pilots / Disabling of instruments suggests disappearance was deliberate; 11 countries in search area." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/17/14]

2014 - Syrian army ousts rebels from border stronghold - March 17th, 2014: "Syrian army ousts rebels [03/16/14] from border stronghold [Yabroud]" [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/17/14]

2014 - Egypt's crackdown brings most arrests in decades - March 17th, 2014: "Egypt's crackdown ['over the past eight months'] brings most arrests in decades / Officials say 16,000 are being held." [Based on: Title (and text) for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/17/14]

2014 - U.S. lagging on laws for usage of commercial drones - March 17th, 2014: "U.S. lagging on laws for usage of commercial drones / FAA bars all commercial usage." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/17/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 18th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,247.22; Change: 181.55 (1.1 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,858.83; Change: 17.70 (1.0 %). [Based on: p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

2014 - RUSSIA RECOGNIZES CRIMEA - March 18th, 2014: "SOVEREIGNTY & SANCTIONS / RUSSIA RECOGNIZES CRIMEA, UKRAINE DIGS IN, WEST BOOSTS PENALTIES" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

2014 - Navy SEALS seize Libyan oil tanker - March 18th, 2014: "Navy SEALS seize Libyan oil tanker" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

2014 - Craft beer volume rose 18 pct. in 2013 - March 18th, 2014: "Craft beer volume rose 18 pct. in 2013 / Sales hit an estimated $14.3 billion." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

2014 - Sally Beauty releases details on data breach - March 18th, 2014: "Sally Beauty [Sally Beauty Holdings Inc.] releases details on data breach" [Based on: Title for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

2014 - GM recalls 1.6 million vehicles for air bag, fire risks - March 18th, 2014: "GM recalls 1.6 million vehicles for air bag, fire risks" [Based on: Title for Detroit Free Press article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

2014 - Tehran accuses foreign intelligence agencies of sabotage - March 18th, 2014: "Iranian foreign minister cancels dinner with European Union envoy / Tehran accuses foreign intelligence agencies of sabotage." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

2014 - Researchers spot 'Big Bang' evidence that could advance knowledge of the universe - March 18th, 2014: "Researchers spot 'Big Bang' evidence that could advance knowledge of the universe" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/18/14]

2014 - Lee refinancing debt - March 19th, 2014: "Lee [Lee Enterprises] refinancing debt" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/19/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 19th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,336.19; Change: 88.97 (0.5 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,872.25; Change: 13.42 (0.7 %). [Based on: p. A9, S.L.P.D., 03/19/14]

2014 - RUSSIA ABSORBS CRIMEA - March 19th, 2014: "RUSSIA ABSORBS CRIMEA / Biden denounces 'land grab,' 'flawed logic.' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/19/14]

2014 - Leader of Chechen rebel group is dead - March 19th, 2014: "Leader of Chechen rebel group [Doku Umarov] is dead" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/19/14]

2014 - Fast-food protests shift their focus to 'wage theft' - March 19th, 2014: "Fast-food protests shift their focus to 'wage theft' / Groups pushing for better pay target McDonald's." [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/19/14]

2014 - French court convicts ex-priest of sexual abuse - March 19th, 2014: "French court convicts ex-priest of sexual abuse" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/19/14]

2014 - Koster demands faster fix for landfill / St. Louis, Mo. - March 19th, 2014: "Koster demands faster fix for landfill / Radioactive material has been found closer to fire, he notes." [Based on: Title for Article, p. A3, S.L.P.D., 03/19/14]

http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/health/attorney-general-calls-for-faster-fix-for-radioactive-west-lake/article_8332151d-2a25-5b2b-a5db-17132d90456b.html

2014 - NSA program reaches 'into the past' for phone calls - March 19th, 2014: "[...] The voice interception program, called MYSTIC, began in 2009. [....]" [Based on: Washington Post article (NSA program reaches 'into the past' for phone calls), p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/19/14]

2014 - Suicide bomber in rickshaw kills at least 17 in Afghanistan - March 19th, 2014: "Suicide bomber in rickshaw kills at least 17 in Afghanistan [03/18/14]" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/19/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 20th, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,222.17; Change: - 114.02 (- 0.7 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,860.77; Change: - 11.48 (- 0.6 %). [Based on: p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - Mallinckrodt acquisition - March 20th, 2014: "Mallinckrodt completes deal ['... $1.21 billion purchase of Cadence Pharmaceuticals.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST Article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - TOYOTA TO PAY $1.2 BILLION - March 20th, 2014: "TOYOTA TO PAY $1.2 BILLION / It admits it hid information about defects in recall. / Company faces wrongful death lawsuits, must rebuild its image." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - Current account deficit narrows / U.S.A. - March 20th, 2014: "Current account deficit [U.S.A.] narrows ['The imbalance fell to $81.1 billion in the fourth quarter, down from $96.4 billion in the July-September quarter']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST Article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - JPMorgan exits physical commodities - March 20th, 2014: "JPMorgan exits physical commodities ['... made a deal to sell its physical commodities business for $3.5 billion']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST Article, p. A13, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - Israel builds center for ancient artifacts - March 20th, 2014: "Israel builds center for ancient artifacts" [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - Jailed militant may be key to Mideast talks - March 20th, 2014: "Jailed militant [Marwan Barghouti] may be key to Mideast talks / But Israel seems unlikely to free the senior Fatah leader, who is serving several life terms." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - Ukraine begins pulling troops from Crimea - March 20th, 2014: "Ukraine begins pulling troops from Crimea / Nation will hold joint military exercises with U.S., Britain." [Based on: Title for A.P. Article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - 2 high-ranking Egyptian officers slain in firefight - March 20th, 2014: "2 high-ranking Egyptian officers slain in firefight [03/19/14]" [Based on: Title for WORLD DIGEST article, p. A19, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - Aviation community is still puzzled by missing jetliner - March 20th, 2014: "Aviation community is still puzzled by missing jetliner / 'I don't think anybody has a good idea what happened,' U.S. official [Jim Hall] says." [Based on: Title for A.P. Article, p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/20/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 21st, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,331.05; Change: 108.88 (0.7 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,872.01; Change: 11.24 (0.6 %). [Based on: p. C3, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Putin cronies punished - March 21st, 2014: "Putin cronies punished / U.S. assets are frozen; travel here barred." [Based on: Title for News Services article, p. A1, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Taliban attacks show dangers - March 21st, 2014: "Taliban attacks show dangers [03/20/14] / Afghan forces face challenge as election nears and NATO exits." [Based on: Title for A.P. article p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Israeli official apologizes to U.S. - March 21st, 2014: "Israeli official [Israel's defense minister] apologizes to U.S. ['... for criticizing Washington and for calling it weak when it comes to its stance on Iran's nuclear program.']" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article p. A17, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Images raise hopes for locating plane - March 21st, 2014: "Images raise hopes for locating plane / 'Best lead' seen in satellite shots of possibly two pieces of debris off coast of Australia in the southern Indian Ocean." [Based on: Title for A.P. article p. A10, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Phone scam targets taxpayers / U.S.A. - March 21st, 2014: "Phone scam targets taxpayers ['fake Internal Revenue Agents']" [Based on: Title (and text) for BUSINESS DIGEST article, p. C3, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Teen eludes guard, reaches skyscraper sphere  - March 21st, 2014: "Teen eludes guard, reaches skyscraper sphere [1 World Trade Center]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Long, snowy winter drains road budgets / U.S.A. - March 21st, 2014: "Long, snowy winter drains road budgets [U.S.A.] / Officials are having to prepare emergency funding." [Based on: Title for A.P. article p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Google enhances encryption of customers' email - March 21st, 2014: "Google enhances encryption of customers' email / Move makes it harder for NSA to monitor data centers." [Based on: Title for A.P. article p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Congress raises pressure on CIA in torture dispute - March 21st, 2014: "Congress raises pressure on CIA in torture dispute / Sen. Reid instructs top officer to examine computers while CIA says there's no need." [Based on: Title for A.P. article p. A5, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Momentum builds in state legislatures for GMO labeling - March 21st, 2014: "[...] An estimated 80 percent of food eaten in the U.S. contains GMOs. [....]" [Based on: Stateline.org article (Momentum builds in state legislatures for GMO labeling / Americans support disclosure as industry maintains successful fight.), p. C1, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Market Watch / U.S.A. - March 21st, 2014: "Dow Jones Industrials - Close: 16,302.77; Change: 28.28 (- 0.2 %) / S&P 500 - Close: 1,866.52; Change: - 5.49 (- 0.3 %). [Based on: p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/21/14]

2014 - Pope warns mobsters - March 22nd, 2014: "Pope warns mobsters ['... they will go to hell if they don't repent and renounce their "blood-stained money and blood-stained power."]" [Based on: Title (and text) for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Media General buys LIN - March 22nd, 2014: "Media General buys LIN [LIN Media]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A8, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Plane seekers scour remote seas - March 22nd, 2014: "Plane seekers scour remote seas / New search area called 'most inaccessible spot that you could imagine.' " [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Crimea goes east, Ukraine goes west - March 22nd, 2014: "Crimea goes east, Ukraine goes west / Putin signs legislation incorporating Crimea, while the EU signs agreement with Ukraine." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A6, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Syria says 93 rebels killed fleeing castle - March 22nd, 2014: "Syria says 93 rebels killed fleeing castle [03/20/14]" [Based on: Title for DIGEST article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Troubled years gave birth to flawed GM cars - March 22nd, 2014: "Troubled years gave birth to flawed GM cars / Automaker struggled during the 2000s to bring production costs down." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Taliban attack on Afghan hotel leaves nine dead - March 22nd, 2014: "Taliban attack on Afghan hotel [Serena Hotel] leaves nine dead [03/20/14] / Journalist is among those killed in tightly guarded, luxury hotel." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A15, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Judge strikes down Michigan ban on gay marriage - March 22nd, 2014: "Judge strikes down Michigan ban on gay marriage [03/21/14]" [Based on: Title for NATION article, p. A16, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Disease, weather are hitting breakfast commodities hard - March 22nd, 2014: "Starting the day with sticker shock / Disease, weather are hitting breakfast commodities hard, sending prices soaring." [Based on: Title for A.P. article, p. A7, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Landfill barrier work to start soon / Bridgeton, Missouri - March 22nd, 2014: "The Army Corps of Engineers will help build an isolation barrier between an underground fire at the Bridgeton landfill and radioactive materials in the adjacent West Lake Landfill [St. Louis County, Missouri], according to the Environmental Protection Agency. [....]" [Based on: Article (Landfill barrier work to start soon / Army Corps of Engineers will help in project at West Lake Landfill.), p. A3, S.L.P.D., 03/22/14]

2014 - Flood Trivia / 2014 - "Number of notable floods this year (reported by U.S. newspapers, generally): at least 0. Number of deaths due to flooding: at least 0." [- E.M.]

2014 - Volcano Trivia / 2014 - "Number of volcanic eruptions [and, or] notable volcanic events this year: at least  3. Number of reported deaths include: 16." [- E.M.]

2014 - Avalanche Trivia / 2014 - "Number of notable avalanche, landslide, mudslide or roof collapse events this year (reported by U.S. newspapers, generally): at least 2. Number of reported deaths: at least 3" [- E.M.]

2014 - "Hurricane" Trivia / 2014 - "Number of notable storms this year include: at least 0 Tropical Storms, 0 Hurricanes, 1 Cyclones & 0 Typhoons. Number of reported deaths: at least 0. [deaths due to flooding are generally recorded under Flood Trivia]." [- E.M.]

2014 - Earthquake Trivia / 2014 - "Number of notable earthquakes [generally, 6.0 or above] in 2014: at least 21 [0 Great, 0 Major; 15 Strong]. [In 2013: 79; 2012: 127; 2011: 196; 2010: 158; 2009: 141; 2008: 217; 2007: 171; 2006: 145; 2005: 110]. Number of reported deaths due to earthquakes (and earthquake tsunamis) in 2014: at least 0." [- E.M.]

2014 - "Natural Disaster" Deaths / 2014 - "Number of reported deaths [generally, according to national (U.S.A.) news headlines] from natural disasters [not all illustrated this timeline] in 2014: at least 88 " [- E.M.]

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