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Serena Hotel Attack Highlights Rising Violence in Afghanistan

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:46pm
KABUL — Abuzar grabs the thumb of his aunt and looks up at her. Sitting in a wheelchair built for an adult, the two-year-old seems lost. His head is wrapped in thick bandages; a wound is visible on his right cheek. Four gunshot wounds are spread over the young boy's body.
    





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Banks Drop Lawsuit vs. Target, Trustwave Over Data Breach

MSNBC: Tech & science - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:46pm
Two U.S. banks that sued Target Corp. and credit card security firm Trustwave Holdings Inc. over responsibility for one of the largest data breaches on record have, at least for now, dropped their lawsuit.
    





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GM Takes Heat From Families, NHTSA, Congress

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:31pm

GM is taking body blows from federal safety regulators and families of some of the 13 people whose deaths have been linked to ignition switches.


    





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'Millionaire' Welfare Fraud Couple Caught, Police Say

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:27pm

A couple who went on the run after they were accused of welfare fraud were taken into custody in South Florida Tuesday, authorities said.








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What is High-Frequency Trading and What's the Fuss?

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:22pm
The floor of the New York Stock Exchange went still on Tuesday as two investment gurus and the author of “Moneyball” clashed on CNBC over a controversial question: Is the stock market “rigged”? Traders stopped what they were doing and stood glued to their TV screens.But what’s it all about?
    





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New Satellite Image Shows Vast Reach of Oso Mudslide

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:15pm
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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GM Takes Heat From Families, NHTSA, Congress

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:07pm

GM is taking body blows from federal safety regulators and families of some of the 13 people whose deaths have been linked to ignition switches.


    





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Obama: 'Affordable Care Act is Here to Stay'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:06pm

President Obama says 7.1 million people have signed up for healthcare and declares that the debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act is over.








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Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Sues Glenn Beck for Defamation

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:06pm
A Saudi Arabian national who was injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings has filed a defamation and slander lawsuit against firebrand conservative commentator Glenn Beck for publicly accusing him of being the "money man" who funded the horrific attacks.






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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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