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Kiss Off: Obama Says Goodbye to Sebelius

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:25pm
With a hug and a kiss, President Barack Obama said goodbye to his troubled Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, on Friday, thanking her for her friendship and wit and taking note of her none-too-gentle battles with Congress.






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6 Speed Reads: Private Jets? Coachella More Luxurious Than Ever

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:09pm
1. Coachella’s Latest Luxuries: Safari Tents and Gourmet DiningWhen the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival first launched 15 years ago, it was acclaimed for its free-spirited, edgy West Coast vibe.






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Parents Struggle To Explain The Unexplainable To Kids

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 1:09pm

Young children, and their parents, are still trying to make sense of why a young girl, waiting for a snack inside her daycare, was killed by a car. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.








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Facebook Promises Less Junk in Your News Feed

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:38pm
In today’s world, “going viral” is actually a good thing, and it usually involves people sharing stuff on Facebook.






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One Week Left to Eat a Subway 'Yoga Mat' Sandwich

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:38pm
No longer will customers feel the urge to say "Namaste" upon whiffing the odor of a freshly baked Subway sandwich loaf.






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Three's a Magic Number for Seth Rogen As 'SNL' Host

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:23pm

The comic actor will host again this week, five years after his last stint on the Studio 8H stage. But will there be a Muppets sketch?








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Victim in Deadly California Bus Crash Identified as College Recruiter

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:22pm
A victim in Thursday’s deadly bus crash on Interstate 5 in California has been identified as Arthur Arzola, 26, of Rancho Cucamonga, the Sacramento County coroner’s office confirmed.






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KISS: Hall of Fame Induction Is 'Vindication'

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:07pm

Still fresh off their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, KISS took time from rock and rolling all night and partying every day to speak the honor.








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Four More Mudslide Victims Identified, Seven Remain Missing

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:07pm
All 36 victims recovered from the Washington landslide have been identified, the medical examiner's office said, but seven people remain missing.Denver M. Harris was positively identified Friday.






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Memphis High School Locked Down After Report of Gunmen

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:51am
Police went door to door through a Tennessee high school Friday, apparently after a report of armed men on campus. Authorities later gave the all-clear.Police searched East High School in Memphis and found no guns and no trespassers, NBC affiliate WMC reported.






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Eat Her Royal Dust: Kate Beats Will in Yacht Races

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:36am

Prince William was left in the dust — or in this case, sea foam — after his wife defeated him in a pair of yacht races Friday in Auckland, New Zealand.








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Bus Crash Nightmare: Sorting Through the Wreckage

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:36am

California high school students on their way to visit a university were caught up in a deadly crash when their bus was struck by a truck.








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Tenth Victim Confirmed Dead in California Tour Bus Crash

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:36am
As flames devoured their charter bus and smoke choked the aisle, the college hopefuls trapped inside smashed windows in a desperate attempt to flee the inferno.






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Conscious Captalism: Biz Stone's New Success Metric

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:20am

Twitter co-founder and Jelly CEO Biz Stone discusses his new success metric and how empathy and optimism can change the game.








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It's Fast, and at $280K Furiously Expensive

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:20am
The British are giving the Italians and Germans a run for their money in the supercar race.McLaren Automotive this week is rolling out its latest entry in the increasingly crowded supercar field: the 650S.






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Tax Day Is When?! Smartphone Apps Make Filing Easy

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:20am
April 15 is looming -- but no worries, you can file your taxes from your phone.If you’re lucky enough to have a brief and simple filing, there are a handful of reliable tax apps that can make the filing process a breeze. No sweat, a photo, and a few taps on a smartphone.






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BlackBerry CEO: Reports of Our Phones' Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:20am
No, BlackBerry isn't planning to exit the phone business, despite reports this week.Reuters published a report Thursday saying BlackBerry "would consider exiting its handset business if it remains unprofitable," quoting company CEO John Chen.






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Without a Tweet: Nearly Half of Twitter is Silent, Report Says

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:05am
By the numbers, Twitter is huge, boasting 241 million monthly active users across the globe. But how many of those people are actually tweeting?






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Car-hacking: A New Fear For Drivers of Tech-Loaded Vehicles

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:05am
Add car-hacking to the list of motorists' fears.A University of Michigan survey shows that Americans are nervous about whether new computer technology in vehicles could be hacked and the data stolen.






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Memphis High School on Lockdown After Report of Gunmen

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:05am
A high school in Memphis, Tenn., was locked down Friday after students reported that gunmen were on campus, authorities said.WMC, the NBC affiliate in Memphis, reported that police and sheriff’s officers were going through the school, East High.






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