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The Pulse: 'High Degree of Confidence' Signals are Flight 370

This is Saturday's edition of -- The Pulse.
This is Saturday's edition of -- The Pulse.

Number five -- NASA says there will be a total lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning that will turn the moon a burnt reddish orange. It is called a Blood Moon, and this one is just the first in a series of four consecutive total eclipses. Within a year and a half, North America will be able to see a blood moon a total of four times.

Number four -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating three suspected norovirus outbreaks on cruise ships. Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas saw two of the outbreaks on back-to-back tours. The third was on Princess Cruise's Crown Princess. More than 350 people aboard the ships were affected. CDC officials are collecting specimen samples from both ships to send to the lab for testing. Despite the outbreak on its two previous voyages, the Grandeur of the Sea has already departed again for a 7-night cruise to the Bahamas.

Number three -- With the fourth anniversary of the BP oil spill approaching, there are still major questions about the spill's health effects. BP says it worked closely with federal agencies to "take extraordinary measures to safeguard the health and safety of responders." A National Institutes of Health study is beginning to track people who have reported sudden respiratory and skin conditions since the spill.

Number two -- Possible humans remains have been discovered at SeaWorld in San Antonio, Texas. Police say SeaWorld maintenance workers were in a wooded area south of the park, but still on SeaWorld property, when they made the gruesome discovery. Investigators say the remains could have been there for upwards of a year. At this point, they cannot say for sure whether a crime was committed.

Number one -- Australia's prime minister reiterated his "high degree of confidence" that acoustic signals picked up by searchers in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian plane's black box, but locating the flight data recorders beneath nearly three miles of water would be a "massive, massive task." Up to nine military aircraft, one civil aircraft and 14 ships will assisted in today's search for Flight 370.
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