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ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — The investigation into yesterday's deadly highway crash in Northern California that killed 10 people is expanding. Federal and state authorities are trying to determine why a FedEx truck crossed a grass median and struck a bus carrying teens to a college tour. Federal investigators will also investigate whether the stretch of Interstate 5 should have had a median barrier.

PERTH, Australia (AP) — The condensed search for the Malaysian airliner missing since March 8 has resumed Saturday with no new underwater signals detected. Officials are concerned that the batteries on the black boxes are dying. Officials believe the plane flew off course for an unknown reason and went down in the southern Indian Ocean off the west coast of Australia.

NEW YORK (AP) —In a fiery speech to a civil rights group, President Barack Obama, charges that voting restrictions being used by Republicans are the greatest threat to the right to vote in decades. Speaking in New York, Obama said he favors voting integrity but that there have to be rules in place to prevent ID requirements that would block millions from voting.

DETROIT (AP) — Documents released by a House subcommittee show that managers and employees at General Motors were often slow to react to safety problems. One of the documents is an email showing that General Motors CEO Mary Barra was made aware of power steering problems with the Saturn Ion back in October of 2011, when she was head of product development. It took the company more than two years to recall the cars for that problem.

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first lady have caught a performance of the American masterpiece "A Raisin in the Sun." They arrived to a long ovation. Lorraine Hansberry's play, set in 1950s Chicago, centers on a struggling working-class black family anxiously awaiting a $10,000 insurance check and the ensuing squabbles over how to spend it.

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