Police in Baton Rouge say they have arrested three people who stole guns with the goal of killing police officers. They are still looking for a fourth suspect in the alleged plot, NPR's Greg Allen reports.

"Police say the thefts were at a Baton Rouge pawn shop early Saturday morning," Greg says. "One person was arrested at the scene. Since then, two others have been arrested and six of the eight stolen handguns have been recovered. Police are still looking for one other man."

A 13-year-old boy is among those arrested, Greg says.

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After an international tribunal invalidated Beijing's claims to the South China Sea, Chinese authorities have declared in no uncertain terms that they will be ignoring the ruling.

The Philippines brought the case to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, objecting to China's claims to maritime rights in the disputed waters. The tribunal agreed that China had no legal authority to claim the waters, and was infringing on the sovereign rights of the Philippines.

Donald Trump is firing back at Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after she made disparaging comments about him in several media interviews. He tweeted late Tuesday that she "has embarrassed all" with her "very dumb" comments about the candidate. Trump ended his tweet with "Her mind is shot - resign!":

Donald Trump wrapped up his public tryout of potential vice presidential candidates in Indiana Tuesday night with Gov. Mike Pence giving the final audition.

The Indiana governor's stock as Trump's possible running mate is believed to be on the rise, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich also atop the list. Sources tell NPR the presumptive GOP presidential nominee is close to making a decision, which he's widely expected to announce by Friday.

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The unassuming hero of Jonas Karlsson's clever, Kafkaesque parable is the opposite of a malcontent. Despite scant education, a limited social life, and no prospects for success as it is usually defined, he's that rarity, a most happy fella with an amazing ability to content himself with very little. But one day, returning to his barebones flat from his dead-end, part-time job at a video store, he finds an astronomical bill from an entity called W.R.D. He assumes it's a scam. Actually, it is more sinister-- and it forces him to take a good hard look at his life and values.

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Donald Trump picked a military town — Virginia Beach, Va. — to give a speech Monday on how he would go about overhauling the Department of Veterans Affairs if elected.

He blamed the Obama administration for a string of scandals at the VA during the past two years, and claimed that his rival, Hillary Clinton, has downplayed the problems and won't fix them.

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Losing Sleep, Saving Time: Set Your Clock Forward This Weekend

Mar 10, 2012
Originally published on March 10, 2012 7:51 pm

Daylight saving time goes into effect at 2 a.m. tomorrow. Remember the adage, "Spring forward, fall back," and set your clock ahead by one hour before you go to bed tonight.

The clock change slices an hour of shut-eye from your routine, so there are a lot of strategies available to help you manage the switch. Several sleep experts suggest easing into the routine, such as going to bed a few minutes earlier each night until you've accounted for the hour you'll lose on Sunday, says the CBC.

But if you haven't prepared ahead of time, the Chicago Tribune cites a sleep researcher who suggests adopting your normal schedule immediately after the time change and not letting yourself nap until you've adjusted.

The National Sleep Foundation suggests people use the change to daylight saving time to "reset sleep habits," such as going to bed and rising at the same time each day, keeping quiet bedrooms free of televisions and computers, and creating bedtime rituals, such as listening to quiet music.

Of course, if you live in Arizona or Hawaii, disregard this advice: Those states don't advance the clock. Phoenix station KNXV-TV reports Arizona officials decided against time changes years ago, because it meant more sunlight and hotter temperatures later in the evening.

One quick plug from the Consumer Product Safety Commission: While you're changing your clock, change the batteries on your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, too.

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