The sun-orbiting <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/soho/index.html">SOHO</a> spacecraft captured this image of filaments erupting off the sun's surface and magnetic plasma blasting into space. The field of view of this image, seen in ultraviolet light, extends some 1.243 million miles from the solar surface.
The Associated Press reports that International Atomic Energy Agency officials are concerned that Iran may be trying to cover up evidence related to nuclear weapons. That could fuel the debate over U.S. options for addressing Iran. Host Michel Martin talks with Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal, who is on the Senate Armed Services Committee.
The compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was found and killed. (May 3, 2011, file photo.)
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The New York Times writes this morning about a retired Pakistani Army brigadier's attempt to reconstruct what happened last May when U.S. Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden at the al-Qaida leader's hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
On Saturday, March 24, 2012, GRAMMY® Award-winning vocal ensemble The King’s Singers will present “Pater Noster - A Choral Reflection on the Lord’s Prayer” at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville. Set to begin at 7:30pm, the concert will be recorded for the ensemble’s debut release on the Naxos label.
"Patriot movement groups" in red. Militias — armed wings of such organizations — in gray.
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An enormous surge in the number of groups that "see the federal government as their primary enemy" and in some cases have militias as their "armed wings" continues, the Southern Poverty Law Center reports today.