2 make deal, leaving just Kim Dotcom facing US extradition
Two men charged by U.S. prosecutors with racketeering and other crimes for their involvement in the once wildly popular file-sharing website Megaupload say they have reached a deal that will see them avoid being extradited to the U.S. in exchange for facing charges in New Zealand.
Pick Six: Unusual teams hallmark of NCAA Tournament
Jalen Tate spent four years at Norther Kentucky, where he made an NCAA Tournament appearance, and Connor Vanover, who began his season at California. His teammate, Tanner Groves, wound up being league MVP — yet wasn't even an all-Big Sky pick before the season. They're a tough team to guard.”BIG MOMENTS, BIG SHOTSMount St. Mary's will likely be long gone by next week. He scored the final seven points to beat Central Connecticut State, then did the same thing against Long Island. In the Northeast Conference final, he scored 17 of 21 points after halftime to book an NCAA trip.
Nonprofit leader takes over as National Spelling Bee chief
FILE - In this May 28, 2019 file photo, the Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy sits in front of competitors in Oxon Hill, Md. Breaking from a tradition of being led by former contestants, the Scripps National Spelling Bee has hired a nonprofit leader with no history in the competition as its executive director, signaling a new era for the nearly century-old showcase for the top spellers in the English language. Cincinnati-based Scripps announced Monday, March 1, 2021, that J. Michael Durnil will take over immediately as bee director. Cincinnati-based Scripps announced Monday that J. Michael Durnil will take over immediately as bee director. The bee has strong minority participation, but one minority in particular — Indian-Americans — has dominated the competition for the past two decades.
The Cleantech Crash, Hollywood's Villain, Volcanoes
Despite billions invested by the U.S. government in so-called "Cleantech" energy, Washington and Silicon Valley have little to show for it; then, Kim Dotcom ran a site called "Megaupload" and calls himself a businessman, but U.S. authorities call him a copyright thief; and, Volcanoes are found all over the world and many could spew lava and mass destruction -- we just don't know when.cbsnews.com