News

10 for today: Tuesday, March 25

10 for today: Tuesday, March 25

SAD 76ERS:The 76ers' Michael Carter-Williams (1), Henry Sims (35), Elliot Williams (25) and Thaddeus Young (21) return to the court following a timeout during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Monday, March 24, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 113-91 giving the 76ers their 25th consecutive loss. Photo: Associated Press/Eric Gay

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

1. CHINA WANTS ANSWERS ON FLIGHT 370

China is demanding that Malaysia turn over the satellite data used to declare that a Malaysia Airlines jet crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, killing everyone on board.

2. U.S., ALLIES SEEK TO ISOLATE RUSSIA OVER CRIMEA

Obama and some of his closest allies cut Putin out indefinitely from the G-8 and mull additional sanctions.

3. OBAMA TO PROPOSE ENDING NSA’S PHONE CALL SWEEP

The White House wants the National Security Agency to stop sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans’ phone calls.

4. SUPREME COURT TACKLES BIRTH CONTROL COVERAGE

Justices will weigh whether corporations have religious rights that exempt them from part of the new health care law that requires coverage of contraceptives for employees at no extra charge.

5. ‘MIRACLE’ NO DEATHS IN CHICAGO TRAIN CRASH

Experts say the crash of a commuter train that derailed and plowed up an escalator at O’Hare International Airport would have been worse had it not happened in the early morning hours.

6. WHAT AN ‘OPERATING ROOM OF THE FUTURE’ MAY LOOK LIKE

By increasing communication and the use of apps, a Los Angeles hospital is aiming to speed up treatment for trauma victims.

7. ‘YOU JUST KIND OF GO IN SHOCK’

That’s how volunteer searcher Cory Kuntz describes the Washington state mudslide that killed at least 14 people and left scores unaccounted for.

8. GIRL SCOUT COOKIE RECORD CRUMBLES

Sixth-grader Katie Francis of Oklahoma City has sold 18,107 boxes this season, besting the previous mark of 18,000 boxes.

9. WHAT A FORMER PRESIDENT IS SAYING ABOUT UKRAINE

On the “Late Show with David Letterman,” Jimmy Carter says the Crimean annexation was “inevitable” because Russia considers it to be part of its territory.

10. SKIDDING SIXERS NEAR DUBIOUS MARK

The Philadelphia 76ers, losers of 25 straight, are two losses shy of tying Cleveland for the most consecutive defeats in NBA history.

What's Goin' On

Kansas City Royals Trophy Tour

royals-trophytour-FI2

Find out how to get up close with the Kansas City Royals’ World Series trophy

Prairie Meadows Finish Line Funnies

Logo_prairie_med

Enjoy free live comedy from Dr. Gonzo this Thursday at 7 PM at the Prairie Meadows Finish Line Show Lounge.

IA Wild: Hero of the Game

HeroLazer

Submit your nominations for the Hero of the Game now and honor a member of the United States’ Armed Forces.

Hire Me Iowa

HireMeIowa_620x400_final

Looking for a job around the Des Moines area? Check out our current job listings here.

Join LAZER TNA

:Lazer_EmailClub-01

Join LAZER TNA (Total News and Access) and you would win cool prizes!

Hottie of the Day

Feb. 9, 2016