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New Satellite Image Shows Vast Reach of Oso Mudslide

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:06pm
This close-up image taken by a DigitalGlobe satellite on Monday shows the extent of damage caused by the mudslide in Oso, Wash., which devastated the area on March 22.The official death toll from the mudslide increased to 27 on Tuesday, with 22 people still missing, as Washington Gov.






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Gotcha! Did You Swallow These April Fools' Hoaxes?

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:06pm
April 1 — the day companies and news organizations around the world try to pull the wool over your eyes with pranks like the Offline Glass, the beer mug that disables your smartphone so you pay attention to your friends in real life.Oops! That's real!






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#AskNBCNews: Your Bullying Questions Answered

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:00pm
New research released Tuesday from the University of California, Davis and the American Sociological Association suggest a previously overlooked group of bullying victims in American schools: the kids who are popular.
    





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Spider-Web Bandages: New Medicine Mimics Nature

MSNBC: Health - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:48pm

By copying the blueprints found in nature, Jeffrey Karp and his team of researchers at Brigham & Women’s Hospital are making advances in cardiac surgery, neo-natal care and drug delivery. The technique is called ‘biomimicry,’ and it can be found in everything from architecture to nanotechnology. Matt Rivera reports.


    





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Spider-Web Bandages: New Medicine Mimics Nature

MSNBC: Tech & science - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:44pm

By copying the blueprints found in nature, Jeffrey Karp and his team of researchers at Brigham & Women’s Hospital are making advances in cardiac surgery, neo-natal care and drug delivery. The technique is called ‘biomimicry,’ and it can be found in everything from architecture to nanotechnology. Matt Rivera reports.


    





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'Innocent Victims': Families Want Answers From GM

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:35pm
Family members of crash victims gathered in front of the Capitol on Tuesday, hours before the chief executive of General Motors was set to appear before a House subcommittee to address the recall of vehicles connected to at least 13 fatalities.
    





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These 100 People Live Inside (Literally) an Urban Bridge

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:29pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia — From above, it looks like an ordinary urban bridge, six lanes of traffic, connecting two of the swankiest districts in this sprawling city of 9.6 million.On one side is Kuningan business district: luxury apartments, five-star hotels and embassies.
    





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Police and Protesters Clash In Venezuela

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:29pm

Police shoot tear gas and use water cannons in an attempt to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters, who are throwing rocks, gas bombs and even roof tiles.


    





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Women Work Harder, Earn More, Than Their Moms

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:13pm
Women today are working harder and earning more money than their mothers at the same age, and that’s helped some of the nation’s poorest families move up the economic ladder.
    





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All Wrapped Up: Travelers Pay to Protect Luggage With Plastic

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:13pm
Some air travelers might be more determined to fly only with carry-ons or add extra security to checked baggage after recent news of an alleged theft ring by workers at Los Angeles International Airport.Others, however, may rely on plastic.
    





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OkCupid: Dump Firefox Over CEO's Gay Rights Stance

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:13pm
OkCupid, the popular dating site, is not in love with Mozilla. In fact, it’s telling its users to stay away from Mozilla Firefox after the non-profit organization named Brendan Eich as its CEO.
    





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Watch the Fight That Halted Trading on Wall Street

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:13pm
It takes a lot to stop trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Tuesday, there wan't much action for about 23 minutes as traders were glued to their TV monitors.The cause of the inaction? A heated CNBC TV debate, pitting IEX's Brad Katsuyama vs.
    





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Samsung: Apple's Patent Claims Are 'Gross Exaggeration'

MSNBC: Tech & science - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:13pm

The two companies resume their long-running court battle over claims that Samsung copied the iPhone.


    





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Victory Lap: Obama Says Health Care Law Is 'Here to Stay'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:13pm
President Barack Obama reveled in the last-minute success of the new health insurance exchanges Tuesday, confirming that more than 7 million people have signed up for new plans, a million of them in March alone, and attacking the law’s critics.“This law has made our health care system a lot better.
    





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Dirty Bird: Roddy White Tries to Weasel Out of Twitter Bet

MSNBC: Tech & science - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:13pm

Falcons receiver Roddy White plans only to partially pay off a March Madness bet he made with a fan on Twitter.


    





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DARPA Launches New Biotech Research Division

MSNBC: Tech & science - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:13pm
DARPA, the Defense Department's research and development arm, announced on Tuesday it is collecting all its biotech projects, old and new, under a new banner: the "Biological Technologies Office.
    





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Watch the Fight That Halted Trading on Wall Street

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:05pm
It takes a lot to stop trading on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Tuesday, there wan't much action for about 23 minutes as traders were glued to their TV monitors.The cause of the inaction? A heated CNBC TV debate, pitting IEX's Brad Katsuyama vs.
    





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Victory Lap: Obama Says Health Care Law Is 'Here to Stay'

MSNBC: Health - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:02pm
President Barack Obama reveled in the last-minute success of the new health insurance exchanges Tuesday, confirming that more than 7 million people have signed up for new plans, a million of them in March alone, and attacking the law’s critics.“This law has made our health care system a lot better.
    





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Miguel Almaguer Journeys to Edge of Mudslide Debris

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:02pm

State Route 530, engulfed by the landslide, looks like a construction site -- and a war zone. See more tonight on “Nightly News with Brian Williams.”








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The Spy Who Shared Secrets: Who Is Jonathan Pollard?

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:58pm
As a last-ditch effort to salvage peace talks in the Middle East, the U.S. is considering a move that has been flatly rejected by numerous administrations over the past 30 years: paroling convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.
    





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