10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Mar 15, 2015 9:40 PM
10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. ECCENTRIC HEIR ARRESTED ON MURDER WARRANT

In the finale of a documentary about his links to three killings, Robert Durst says, apparently to himself, that he "killed them all." Durst was arrested the day before it aired.

2. US, IRAN RETURN TO NUCLEAR TALKS

Two weeks out from a deadline for a framework accord, some officials suggest negotiators might settle for an announcement that they've made enough progress to justify further talks.

3. WHO LEADS THE WAY TO THE BIG DANCE

Undefeated Kentucky earns top spot to start the NCAA basketball tournament, while UCLA, Texas, Duke, Villanova and Wisconsin also make the cut.

4. MAN CHARGED WITH SHOOTING 2 FERGUSON POLICE

Officials say Jeffrey Williams, 20, fired shots that injured the officers during a late-night demonstration last week.

5. WHAT'S EXPANDING IN US DESPITE KEYSTONE DELAYS

While the Keystone pipeline remains in limbo, some 11,600 miles of new pipelines have been added to the nation's domestic oil network in the past several years.

6. WHY NETANYAHU'S LEGACY IS ON THE LINE IN ISRAELI VOTE

As parliament elections near, the prime minister finds himself at a fateful crossroads: Make history by becoming one of the country's longest-serving leaders, or become history.

7. COLLEGES CLAMP DOWN ON CAMPUS FRATERNITIES

But despite some swift and tough actions by schools, episodes keep surfacing — such as the racist chants by members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma earlier this month.

8. VANAUATU STRUGGLES TO DETERMINE SCALE OF CYCLONE DAMAGE

Officials have still not made contact with outlying islands and were struggling to determine the scale of devastation from Cyclone Pam, which struck the South Pacific archipelago with 168 mph winds.

9. STUDIES BOOST HOPES FOR NEW CHOLESTEROL MEDICINES

New research boosts hope that an experimental class of cholesterol drugs can greatly lower the risk for heart attacks, death and other heart-related problems.

10. MARK TWAIN'S OLD NEWSPAPER IS REVIVED

The Territorial Enterprise, the Nevada paper where the famed American author cut his journalistic teeth, is back in publication for the first time in three decades.