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The Briefing 03-14-14

1) Not Science Fiction: Malaysian airliner may have flown 4-5 hrs after losing contact

Missing Malaysian plane may have flown up to four hours, U.S. officials say, Washington Post (Ashley Halsey III, Scott Wilson and Chico Harlan)

Missing jet search widens far west to Indian Ocean, USA Today (Calum MacLeod and Kim Hjelmgaard)

2) New research reveals vast generational shift toward secularization

Losing Faith: 21 Percent Say Religion ‘Not That Important’ NBC News (Carrie Dann)

3) Crucial vote in passing Obamacare now feels “double-crossed” over contraception mandate

Contraception mandate doublecross, USA Today (Bart Stupak)

4) We are made for marriage: Increasing number of “angry young men” with no one to marry

Angry Young Men Are Making the World Less Stable, The Atlantic (Gwynn Guilford)