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Good morning. Here are some of the stories we’re following today:
1. Grim search goes on after migrant boat disaster
Rescuers are combing the waters off Italy for survivors and victims of the capsizing of a boat full of migrants. Hundreds of people are feared dead. Authorities in Greece say a boat has crashed off its islands, too. Read more in NEWS.
2. Baltimore man dies after encounter with police
A family lawyer says a 27-year-old Baltimore man has died one week after an encounter with police left him with a severed spine. The reason for the arrest of Freddie Gray is still undisclosed. Read more in NEWS.
3. Eric Harris’ son: ‘They should all go down’
The son of Eric Harris, the unarmed man shot and killed by a reserve sheriff’s deputy in Oklahoma, says the deputy was too old to be on the streets. Of the other deputies who converged on Harris, he says: “They should all go down.” Read more in NEWS.
4. Kasich serious about 2016 run
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio is the latest Republican to say he’s seriously considering a bid for the party’s 2016 presidential nomination. He told NBC's “Meet the Press” that “all my options are on the table here.” Read more in POLITICS.
5. Fence-jumper arrested at White House
There’s been another fence-jumper at the White House. The Secret Service says someone climbed over a fence on the south side of the complex on Sunday night. The person was arrested immediately. Read more in NEWS.
6. ISIS arrests in two states
About a half-dozen men have been arrested in Minnesota and California on suspicion of supporting ISIS, law enforcement sources told NBC News. Most of the arrests were in Minneapolis, the sources say. Read more in NEWS.
7. Tebow set for NFL return
He’s back: The Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly ready to sign Tim Tebow and return him to the NFL after a two-year absence. He had a single, disastrous season with the New York Jets in 2012. Read more in SPORTS.
Nightly Spotlight: Amputee doesn’t let disability deter her
A truck crushed 8-year-old Alissa Sizemore’s leg last year. Three surgeries later, she has a prosthetic leg — and her dream of becoming a ballerina has only grown stronger: