10 things you need to know for Friday, March 30

1. It ain’t easy getting the green. There’s no easy path to winning today’s record $540 million lottery jackpot even if you have the means to buy a ticket for each of the 176 million combinations.

2. New IBM CEO Virginia Rometty revives all-male membership debate at Augusta. The last four CEOs of IBM all belonged to the club, but a woman has never been given membership at the club.

3. Romney campaign could be blossoming this spring. Midwestern and Eastern primaries in April tailor-made for the GOP front-runner along with key endorsements put him on the path to the nomination.

4. Justices meet to vote on health care case. But as the justices exchange their opinions and dissents, the public has to wait until June to hear the court’s final decision.

5. Sunday’s election in Myanmar may be a step toward democracy. It has symbolic importance because it will likely see pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi win her first term in office.

6. French police detain 19 suspected extremists. France’s president says the crackdown targets suspected Islamist extremists and more such raids are planned.

7. The best way to treat autism is to diagnose it early. The disease is nearly twice as common as the government reported just five years ago.

8. Market gets schooled on what fish to sell. Whole Foods Market says it will stop selling seafood caught from depleted waters or through ecologically damaging methods.

9. Spike does the right thing. Spike Lee settles with a couple who had to leave their Florida home after the director helped spread a Twitter posting incorrectly listing their address as that of the man who shot an unarmed teen.

10. ‘Today’ was yesterday. Katie Couric is revisiting her wake-up TV roots to guest-host ‘Good Morning America.’

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