GOOD DAY FOR:
Beating the heat
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says this year's unseasonably warm winter doesn't necessarily mean we'll have a scorching summer. [Discovery News]
GOP presidential contender Ron Paul gets a celebrity endorsement from Jonathan Davis, frontman of the '90s metal band Korn. [Death & Taxes]
Katniss and Co.
The Hunger Games grosses $19.7 million from midnight screenings, the highest total ever for a non-sequel. [Entertainment Weekly]
BAD DAY FOR:
Naming that tune
A Kazakh athlete gets an unwelcome surprise during an awards ceremony, when a mock-anthem from the movie Borat plays in place of the real Kazakh national anthem. [The Daily What]
iVillage names Mississippi the worst state for women to live, based in large part on its high rates of female poverty and obesity. [TIME]
Prime Minister David Cameron wants the U.K. to begin charging a minimum price per unit of alcohol — potentially costing heavy drinkers an extra $200 per year. [Newser]
For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: March 22, 2012
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