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A towed pinger locator of the type being provided by the U.S. Navy as part of the search for the missing plane. From the navy: The TPL-25 Towed Pinger Locator System is able to locate black boxes on downed Navy and commercial aircraft down to a maximum depth of 20,000 feet anywhere in the world. The Pinger Locator is towed behind a vessel at slow speeds, generally 1-5 knots, depending on the depth.

No new signals from 'black boxes'

The search area for missing Flight 370 has shrunk dramatically from the size of Texas to about the size of Houston, according to an aviation expert.

Crews, however, have still not heard any new signals like the ones that gave them so such hope over the weekend -- and they need to if they're to find those “black boxes” before the batteries run out.

Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie, center, celebrates with his team after their 60-54 victory over Kentucky in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Ollie coaches alma mater Huskies to title

More from the Bleacher Report: Hungry Huskies get their redemption

Also: It's official: Robin Meade lost the NCAA Tournament bracket challenge she agreed to with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, and according to the terms of the challenge, Robin has to learn a viral dance on live TV and YOU get to vote on which dance it is!

Connecticut celebrates with the championship trophy after beating Kentucky 60-54 at the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Speed feed: Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Some of today's must-see, must-share stories seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

Missing flight 370: Searchers have cut down the size of the search area (CNN)
- Focus now on 30,000 square miles

South African Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius attends his trial in Court in Pretoria on April 7, 2014. As the defence opens its case, the 27-year-old Paralympian will give the court his first account of why he shot dead his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine's Day in 2013.

Listen: Emotional Pistorius apologizes on the stand

Oscar Pistorius cried and apologized to Reeva Steenkamp’s family when he took the stand in his murder trial this morning.

Robin Meade reports.

George Strait won entertainer of the year, at the Academy of Country Music awards last night, in Las Vegas.

Complete list: ACM Award winners

George Strait won entertainer of the year, at the Academy of Country Music Awards last night, in Las Vegas.

Miranda Lambert won three awards, including female vocalist of the year.

South African Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius wipes his face during his trial in Court in Pretoria on April 7, 2014. As the defence opens its case, the 27-year-old Paralympian will give the court his first account of why he shot dead his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine's Day in 2013

Speed feed: Monday, April 7, 2014

Some of today's must-see, must-share stories seen on Morning Express with Robin Meade:

Pistorius: Reeva "felt loved" when she went to bed that night (CNN)
- 'Blade Runner' gets emotional on the stand in murder trial

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Wrestling fans cannot believe Undertaker lost

Wrestler Daniel Bryan walked away the big winner of WrestleMania 30 Sunday, becoming the WWE’s new heavyweight champ after winning a Triple Threat match against Batista and Randy Orton. However, the big story from the Superdome was The Undertaker's shocking loss to Brock Lesnar.

"Taker," as fans call him, had been undefeated in his 21 prior Wrestlemania matches over the years.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge arrive at Wellington Military Terminal on April 7, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand.

Baby Prince George arrives Down Under

Prince William, duchess Kate and baby prince George have arrived in New Zealand.

This is the 8-month-old's first official royal trip.

Signals in Indian Ocean called 'promising lead'

Signals detected in the Indian Ocean are being called the most promising lead yet in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but there is still no sign of any wreckage from the plane.

Watch: Search for Flight 370: Time's running out!

Mickey Rooney has died. He was 93

Losing a legend: Mickey Rooney dead at 93

Hollywood star Mickey Rooney died Sunday, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's office. Celebrity fans were quick to tweet their condolences and memories of the legendary actor:

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