5 things you need to know on Tuesday

Search for landslide victims

Search crews looked to resume their careful rescue efforts Tuesday morning in Oso, a tiny rural community nearly wiped away by a massive landslide on Saturday. As of Monday night, Snohomish County officials had collected 176 names of people who remain unaccounted for after the devastating landslide.

Powerful spring snowstorm to slam New England

A strong spring snowstorm is expected to deliver howling winds and heavy snow to eastern New England late tonight and early Wednesday. The projected path of the storm puts Cape Cod, Mass., and southeastern Maine at greatest risk for blizzard conditions. Some communities could get more than a foot. The storm could rapidly gain power through a process known as "bombogenesis" Tuesday night, the National Weather Service predicted.

Religious challenge to health care law hits high court

President Obama's health care law gets a return engagement at the Supreme Court today in a case full of hot-button issues: religious freedom, corporate rights, federal regulation, abortion and contraception. Put another way, it's a case about God, money, power, sex — and Obamacare. The Hobby Lobby case today that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to choose birth control as part of the Affordable Care Act's preventive care requirement.

Weather halts plane search

Attempts to locate the wreckage of the lost Malaysia Airlines plane have been put on hold for at least 24 hours due to unsafe weather conditions in the search area, Australian Defense Minister David Johnston said.

NSA data overhaul

The Obama administration will propose an overhaul of the National Security Agency's telephone program that would end systematic collection of domestic call data and leave those records with phone companies, a report said.


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