10 things you need to know today: March 25, 2015

Searchers find the crashed Germanwings jet's black box, Obama slows the final troop drawdown in Afghanistan, and more

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1. Black box found at Germanwings crash site

Search crews found the first of two black box recorders of an airliner run by Lufthansa's low-fare subsidiary, Germanwings, on a mountainside in the French Alps where the plane crashed Tuesday. All 144 passengers and six crew members are believed to have been killed. Investigators do not yet have a theory on why the Airbus A320 jet crashed with no distress call en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, but expect information from the cockpit voice recorder within hours. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said terrorism was "not a privileged hypothesis."

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