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Trouble at a charity for American vets: CBS News reports the two top executives of the Wounded Warrior Project were fired today by the group’s board of directors for lavish spending unrelated to the welfare of injured Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.

Debate night: It’s the Republicans’ turn. Ted Cruz is looking to catch up to Donald Trump, and Marco Rubio and John Kasich are focused on next week’s primaries in their home states of Florida and Ohio. Expect the news reports saying that Trump’s campaign manager physically assaulted a reporter earlier this week to come up. We’ll be live-blogging here.

A day of mourning: Former first lady Nancy Reagan will be buried tomorrow at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, next to her husband, who died in 2004. Reagan died Sunday at the age of 94.

Office space: Have you ever seen anybody look so happy about returning to their desk job?

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