An Iditarod musher crosses the ice between the Shaktoolik and Koyuk checkpoints during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Sunday. (Bob Hallinen/Anchorage Daily News/MCT)
In one of South by Southwest Interactive's most high-profile sessions this year, NSA leaker Edward Snowden spoke via Google Hangout on Monday about eroding online privacy. (Ricardo Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman/MCT)
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Wichita State's Chadrack Lufile celebrates after the Shockers won the Missouri Valley Conference tournament for the first time since 1987 and moved their season record to 34-0. Wichita State Shockers defeated the Indiana State Sycamores, 83-69, in St. Louis Sunday. (Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle/MCT)
Philip Bialowitz, 84, survivor of the Sobibor death camp in Poland during World War II, sits for a television interview at Washington University after arriving in St. Louis from his Florida winter home Feb. 27. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT)
Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin goes up against Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic during the first half Monday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
The spelling bee finalists react after the win as emcee Wick Thomas makes a statement. Kush Sharma (center), 13, and Sophia Hoffman, 11, faced each other again in the continuation of the Jackson County Spelling Bee at the Central Library in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday. Two weeks ago, the bee ran out of words after the two eliminated 23 other contestants and went another 47 rounds against each other. Kush later won in the 29th round Saturday, spelling "definition" correctly. (Jill Toyoshiba/Kansas City Star/MCT)
Tuna salad sandwich adapted from La Grande Orange cafe at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport features large chunks of fish, golden raisins and is topped with a few thin slices of cucumber, apple and tomato. (Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Jeff Zatkoff (37) makes a save in front of Washington Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer (20) during the second period at the Verizon Center in Washington on Monday. (Chuck Myers/MCT)
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Carl Hiaasen. Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen delights in needling the land developers, corrupt officials and the corrupt-wannabes of South Florida. He is author of several humorous novels, including "Tourist Season" and "Strip Tease," which came out as a movie in 1996.
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