Coal Mine Explosion in West Virginia; Duke Wins NCAA Championship: Today's Headlines

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Four coal miners are missing and 25 people are dead after an explosion in Massey Coal Mine in West Virginia yesterday. Experts are calling it the worst U.S. mining disaster in two decades. Thoughts and prayers to all the families. -- Huffington Post

More than 25 percent of 1,033 Americans polled support the Tea Party movement, according to Gallup. -- CNS News

A New York investment firm is suing photographer Annie Leibovitz for more than $800,000. Someone's gonna be taking a lot of pictures. -- Reuters

Duke beats Butler, winning the NCAA basketball championship title for the fourth time. Congrats to them, and congrats to you if you won the office pool. -- Bloomberg

The United States unveils a new nuclear weapons policy that narrows the circumstances under which it will use such weapons. -- Yahoo! News

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