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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Investigators say they're chasing every angle on a jet that's been missing since Saturday morning. The Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 239 people on board was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing when it disappeared over the South China Sea. Investigators are looking into whether the disappearance has anything to do with the two passengers who were flying with stolen passports.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Officials today will be outlining their plan for upgraded security at this year's Boston Marathon. Local, state and federal agencies, the Boston Athletic Association and leaders from the eight communities that make up the marathon route started working on a plan following last year's bombing attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260. This year, police are expecting about 36,000 runners and up to a million spectators.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say there are no reports of injuries and no danger of a tsunami following a powerful 6.9-magnitude quake off the coast. More than 1,000 people reported on the U.S. Geological Survey's website that they felt the tremor around 9:18 p.m. Pacific time Sunday. There were about a half-dozen aftershocks.
TACOMA. Wash. (AP) — Immigration officials say a lockdown has been lifted at a Washington state detention center where many detainees are involved in a hunger strike to protest their treatment. They're also calling for an end to deportations. The lockdown was put into effect early Sunday at an area of the Northwest Detention Center holding violent offenders as a precaution. Officials say about 330 detainees refused to eat Sunday lunch, while 750 wouldn't eat Saturday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Investigators in Anaheim, Calif., are trying to determine why a high school theater stage collapsed Saturday night, sending 25 students to the hospital. Some kids had broken bones, but most had minor injuries. The accident happened at Servite High School, an all-boys Catholic school, when about 250 students from a nearby all-girls Catholic school were singing and dancing on the platform. They fell about 5 feet.
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