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The Pulse: 2 People Killed at SXSW

Two people are dead after a drunk driver plows into barricades at South by Southwest. That, and more, in Thursday's edition of "The Pulse."
Two people are dead after a drunk driver plows into barricades at South by Southwest. That, and more, in Thursday's edition of "The Pulse."

The search for, and questions over, the missing Malaysia Airlines flight continue. The exact location of the plane is still unknown. But the only pieces of the plane that is likely still communicating: the flight recorders. Only sonar equipment can detect their pings, and time is of essence. The signal only lasts for about 30 days.

Search crews find a seventh body in the rubble of the two Manhattan buildings that exploded Wednesday. More than 60 other people suffered injuries in the blast, including 3 children. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met firefighters Thursday still trying to put out flames and clear the wreckage.

A drunk driver faces murder charges after plowing through barricades set up for South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. The suspect is now in custody. Police say the suspect was driving the wrong way down a one-way street. When they tried to pull him over, he sped off. The chase ended at the music festival when the driver struck and killed two people.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is endorsing a plan to reduce sentences for certain drug offenses. He says the move could reduce the federal prison population by more than 6,500 inmates in 5 years. He says penalties would still be tough for violent criminals, but reduce the costs of the federal prison system.

A hunter in North Carolina has shot and killed a very large hog. The pig was 8-feet-long and weighed in at more than 500 pounds. Hunter Jett Webb spotted it roaming in the woods on land leased by a hunting club. Other hunters had been vying for this catch for years, but Webb, who has been hunting since he was 12 years old, walked away with the prize pig.
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