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Seven marines and four soldiers are missing after the helicopter they were using for night training exercises crashed between Pensacola and Destin, Florida. Search and rescue teams are trying to find them right now.
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the magnitude-9.0 earthquake, the largest ever to strike Japan. 250,000 Japanese still displaced 4 years after quake—As Japan marks the anniversary of the March 11, 2011, quake and tsunami, officials concede that recovery throughout the region is lagging.
New options to navigate SXSW— This year, Uber and its competitor Lyft are the new, legal acts in town. Both companies are also rolling out carpooling services in Austin.
New federal hot water heater regulations that go into effect next month could be problematic when it comes time to replace your current one. The U.S. Department of Energy will start enforcing new energy efficiency standards for hot water heaters April 16. The updates to the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) require units that are larger, more costly and more environmentally friendly. That means if your hot water heater is in a tight space and it goes out, a new one may not fit in the same spot. Replacing it now will cost between $1,000 to $2,000.