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Burn Bright: Meteorite Lights Up Russian Sky

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:55am

Some spectacular video was captured on a dashcam in Russia, in the city of Murmansk. Officials say no emergency calls or damage were reported.








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Bill Neely Details Recovery Efforts for South Korean Ferry

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:39am

NBC’s Bill Neely takes a boat to get a closer look at recovery efforts in the South Korea ferry sinking.








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This Is What It Takes to Pack Up U.S. War in Afghanistan

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:39am
As Afghans await the results of the April 5 presidential election, another historic transition is taking place — the full withdrawal of international coalition forces from the country by Dec. 31, 2014.






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He Asked Out Miss America, But 'Didn't Expect This'

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:39am

Patrick Farves, the high school senior who was suspended from his school after asking Miss America to prom, says he did not expect the mass response.








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'Beyond Dozing': Missing Jet Families Demand Action

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:39am

Sara Bajc, whose partner Philip Wood, was on Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, and Li Li, whose father was also on the plane, talked to TODAY’s Matt Lauer.








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Brutal Winter Freeze for Economy Is Ending, Economists Say

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:24am
This winter's brutal weather took a toll on sales growth for U.S. businesses, according to a survey of economists released Monday. But the group expects business to pick up again now that the worst of the harsh weather is over.






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Where Is Flight MH370? Robo-Sub Covers Two-Thirds of Search Area

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:24am
An unmanned submarine searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 completed two-thirds of its search area without finding any trace of the jet, officials said Monday.The U.S.






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Hey, Miss America, Will You Go to Prom With Me?

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:24am

Patrick Farves, the high school senior who was suspended from his school after asking Miss America to prom, says he did not expect the mass response.


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Russia Accuses Ukraine of 'Crudely' Violating Geneva Peace Deal

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:23am
Russia accused Kiev on Monday of violating a deal backed by the United States and Europe that was intended to keep the peace in eastern Ukraine.
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KNOW IT ALL: Monday's Top Stories at NBC News

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 7:52am
Good morning, and happy Monday. Here are some of the stories we're following today:1.






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Caught on Camera: Cessna's 'Spectacular' No-Wheels Landing

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 7:22am

Three people riding a small plane suffered some frightening moments mid-air when their landing gear became stuck.








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What Is an Ocean Garbage Patch?

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 7:22am

The world's oceans are filled with massive floating trash patches known as gyres. Dr. Marcus Eriksen from 5 Gyres Institute explains.








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Go Natalie, Go! TODAY's Natalie Morales To Run Boston Marathon

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 7:22am

TODAY's Natalie Morales is preparing to run the Boston Marathon for some very special causes.








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Discovery Channel's Everest Special Canceled After Deadly Avalanche

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:35am
A stunt on Mount Everest that was set to air on the Discovery Channel in May was canceled Sunday after an avalanche killed at least 13 people, all Sherpas."In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mt.






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Robbed? Questionable Call Costs Ryan Howard the Cycle

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:35am

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was a double short of the cycle when he stepped to the plate against the Rockies in the seventh inning on Sunday.








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Three Skydive to Safety as Plane Crash Kills Eight in Finland

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:20am
Three people jumped to safety from a plummeting aircraft before a fiery crash which killed eight skydivers, according to officials in Finland.






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South Korean Ferry: Captain Accused of 'Murderous Behavior'

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:04am
South Korea's president accused the captain and crew of the country's sunken ferry of "unforgivable, murderous behavior" on Monday.The captain of the Sewol ferry initially told passengers to stay in their rooms and waited more than half an hour to give the evacuation order.






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Watch: Ian Kinsler Scores As Angels Make 3 Errors on One Play

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:33am

Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler was part of one of the stranger plays you’ll see this season.








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Boy Scouts Tells Church It Can't Host Troop Led by Gay Man

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:33am
The Boy Scouts organization has told a Seattle-area church that it can no longer host a troop because the church has vowed to keep a gay man on as troop leader.






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Stay Home, Sea Dogs! Gale-Force Winds Warning For Calif. Coast

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:17am
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