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Mudslide Work Takes Toll on Medical Examiner's Office

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:36pm
After 10 days of working 12-hour shifts to identify 24 bodies from the mudslide, with 22 more still to come, the staff of the Snohomish County medical examiner's office is feeling the strain.
    





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Document Shows GM Engineer Approved Ignition Switch Change

MSNBC: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:14pm
An internal document obtained by NBC News shows that a General Motors engineer signed off on a change to ignition switches in cars that have now been recalled – even though he testified last year that he was not aware of the change and didn’t remember approving the change.In February GM recalled 1.
    





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Fatal Shooting of New Mexico Man Sparks 'Killer Cops' Protest

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:11pm
The killing of a mentally ill homeless man by New Mexico cops two weeks ago was caught on camera — a disturbing scene that became the flash point for Albuquerque residents already alarmed by a rise in police-involved shootings.






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Document Shows GM Engineer Approved Ignition Switch Change

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 9:04pm
An internal document obtained by NBC News shows that a General Motors engineer signed off on a change to ignition switches in cars that have now been recalled – even though he testified last year that he was not aware of the change and didn’t remember approving the change.In February GM recalled 1.
    





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Music Therapy Hits the Right Notes for Patients

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:49pm

One woman is teaching parents to connect with their developmentally disabled children through music.


    





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Caught On Cam: Cop Blindsides Female Student

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:49pm

Amateur video captures cop violently knocking down female student during riots on University of Arizona campus shortly after NCAA loss.


    





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Citizens Protest Police Tactics in New Mexico

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:49pm

Cops fire tear gas and mace into crowds during a protest against police tactics in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


    





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Just Hours Left Until Obamacare Deadline

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:49pm

Officials say this has been the largest enrollment day for the government health care site since its launch – so much so that it crashed


    





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No One Is Immune: Study Offers Bleak Climate Change Outlook

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:49pm

A new massive report on global warming says dangers will worsen as the climate changes.


    





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Hobie Alter, Who Revolutionized Surfing, Dies at 80

MSNBC: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:43pm
Two words — surfboards and Hobie — were all but synonymous in the early 1960s, when teenagers who saw movies such as "Gidget" and "Beach Party" rushed to the shores of Southern California to try a mesmerizing new water sport.
    





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Music Therapy Hits the Right Notes for Patients

MSNBC: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:39pm

One woman is teaching parents to connect with their developmentally disabled children through music.


    





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Caught On Cam: Cop Blindsides Female Student

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:33pm

Amateur video captures cop violently knocking down female student during riots on University of Arizona campus shortly after NCAA loss.








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Afghan War Claimed No U.S. Soldiers in March

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:33pm
For the first time in more than seven years, there were zero combat casualties among U.S. military forces in Afghanistan during a full calendar month, according to NATO press releases.March marked just the third time since the conflict in Afghanistan began more than 12 years ago that no U.S.






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Citizens Protest Police Tactics in New Mexico

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:33pm

Cops fire tear gas and mace into crowds during a protest against police tactics in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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Mudslide Death Toll Continues to Rise

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:33pm

The number of missing has dropped significantly as authorities continue their search and recovery efforts.


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Afghan War Claimed No U.S. Soldiers in March

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:33pm
For the first time in more than seven years, there were zero combat casualties among U.S. military forces in Afghanistan during a full calendar month, according to NATO press releases.March marked just the third time since the conflict in Afghanistan began more than 12 years ago that no U.S.
    





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Invasive Beetle Is Bad News for Baseball Bats

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:18pm
Bad news for fans celebrating the opening day of Major League Baseball. It turns out that baseball bats made of white ash could soon disappear.
    





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'Walking Dead' Season-Ender Bites Into New Finale Record

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:18pm
"The Walking Dead" ratings sure seem to have legs. (And guts, and brains, and other detached zombie parts.) Sunday's fourth-season ender claimed 15.7 million viewers, better than any other season finale of the AMC zombie show.
    





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Facebook Data Reveals Olympics Buzz Worldwide

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:18pm
The data scientists at Facebook have crunched the numbers and figured out who is talking about the Sochi Winter Olympics worldwide -- and what they're talking about. The results offer great insight into the top mentions by sport, by country.Some top-level insights:Europeans love the biathlon.
    





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Methane-Spewing Microbes May Have Caused Earth's Worst Mass Extinction

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:18pm
Sometimes bad things come in small packages.A microbe that spewed humongous amounts of methane into Earth's atmosphere triggered a global catastrophe 252 million years ago that wiped out upwards of 90 percent of marine species and 70 percent of land vertebrates.
    





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