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Model: Why I came out as transgender

CNN: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:16pm
Monday is International Transgender Day of Visibility, and the day I have chosen to "come out" as transgender.
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Signup deadline extended for tough cases

CNN: Politics - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:16pm
The Obama administration will give more time to people who try to apply for health insurance coverage through the federal marketplace by Monday but encounter difficulty, administration officials said Tuesday evening.
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House Memo Says NHTSA Failed to Investigate GM Problems

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:15pm
Congressional investigators released a memo saying NHTSA twice declined to open investigations into defective GM ignition switches.
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Incoming Princeton Freshmen to Receive Meningitis Vaccine

MSNBC: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:14pm
Freshmen students entering Princeton University this fall will be offered a vaccine to protect against a rare strain of bacterial meningitis responsible for an ongoing outbreak of illnesses — and the death of a student at nearby Drexel University.
    





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Chuck Todd Crunches Obamacare Numbers

MSNBC: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:14pm

NBC News' Kate Snow and Chuck Todd discuss the rush to sign up on the Affordable Health Care web site, and the total number of people who have sign up so far.


    





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She Put a Ring on It: Johnny Depp Confirms Engagement

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:07pm

It’s still unusual for a man to sport a diamond engagement ring, but the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star is all about breaking the mold.


    





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NHTSA chief says agency did not have evidence to warrant GM probe

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:07pm
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration did not have enough evidence to open a formal investigation into defective ignition switches in General Motors cars, NHTSA acting Administrator David Friedman said in prepared testimony to Congress.
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Why do we make students sit still?

CNN: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:06pm
As a graduate student, I had the opportunity to observe a number of idyllic, progressive classrooms where students danced to the pencil sharpener or sprawled across beanbag chairs while completing their work. I read countless books and articles about research that supports physical activity as part of academic success. It made sense to me -- theoretically -- that children should be allowed to move their bodies. Asking them to do otherwise, I came to believe, could be detrimental to both the student and the teacher.
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Chuck Todd Crunches Obamacare Numbers

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:05pm

NBC News' Kate Snow and Chuck Todd discuss the rush to sign up on the Affordable Health Care web site, and the total number of people who have sign up so far.








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Egypt 'sets presidential poll dates'

CNN: World - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:03pm
Egypt's presidential elections will take place on May 26 and 27, Egyptian media reported Sunday, citing an announcement by the country's Presidential Elections Commission.
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Germany: Putin to pull some troops back from Ukraine border

CNN: World - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 3:02pm
Potentially easing a diplomatic standoff with the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday that he'd ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from his country's border area with Ukraine, Merkel's office said.
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#AskNBCNews: Obamacare Deadline Day Questions

MSNBC: Health - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:58pm

Watch the full replay of the webcast on the Affordable Health Care Act, anchored by NBC news' Kate Snow, with NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd.


    





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Oil Prices Down 1% On Month, Up Over 3% On Quarter

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:50pm
Oil futures settled a bit lower on Monday, pulling back from a nearly three-week high as a gauge on Chicago-area businesses recorded a decline.
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Coast Guard Searches for Church Member Swept Into Ocean During Baptism

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:44pm
Reports of a body spotted in the Pacific Ocean on Monday about two miles from the California beach where a man was swept into the sea during a baptism the day before turned out to be fishing buoys, officials said.






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Apps to Help You Keep Up With the Latest Apps

MSNBC: Tech & science - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:43pm

Tech guru PC Mike Wendland goes over the apps that help you keep up with all of the latest and greatest apps available.


    





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Skyscrapers Go High-Tech to Attract Visitors

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:36pm
For the world's skyscrapers, it's not enough to be the tallest. They often have to be the techiest in order to lure the tourist dollars up to their observation decks.The tourists are more sophisticated than they used to be.
    





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High Roller: World's Tallest Wheel Offers New Spin on Vegas

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:36pm
Travelers looking for a new spin on their next trip to Las Vegas can now look beyond the roulette tables and slot machines. Opened on Monday, the High Roller observation wheel spins riders 550 feet in the sky, giving them a unique view of the Las Vegas Strip and a thrill of another sort entirely.
    





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Lufthansa cancels 3,800 flights as pilots strike

CNN: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:34pm
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U.S. requires new cars to have backup cameras

CNN: Business - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:33pm
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City man now faces armed robbery charge

TriCities.com - Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:33pm
BRISTOL, Va. – Authorities needed less than three hours Sunday to apprehend a city man they said robbed a local store.
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