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Malaysia: Missing Flight Crashed in Indian Ocean

Updated: 03/24/2014 - A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday.

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Pentagon Spends $2.5 million in Search for Flight 370

Posted: 03/21/2014 - The Pentagon says it has spent $2.5 million to help in the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet. The Defense Department has been flying high-tech surveillance planes to assist in the effort.

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Craving Junk Food or a Smoke? Try "Tetris" Instead

Posted: 03/20/2014 - "Tetris" might help to curb cravings, study says. Engaging in just a few minutes of highly visual activities like the game appears to reduce the strength, frequency, and vividness of cravings for things like food and drugs.

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Scrap Dealer Finds Faberge Egg at Midwest Flea Market

Updated: 03/19/2014 - A scrap metal dealer found one of the eight missing Faberge imperial eggs at a flea market in the American Midwest. The jewel-encrusted piece is expected to be worth millions.

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Get Ready to Pay Higher Prices for Pork

Posted: 03/18/2014 - The price of pork is expected to surge 10 to 15 percent this summer because because a viral epidemic is killing millions of young pigs and reducing supply.

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Marijuana Study in Veterans Wins Federal Backing

Posted: 03/17/2014 - The federal government has signed off on a long-delayed study looking at marijuana as a treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, a development that drug researchers are hailing as a major shift in U.S. policy.

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Pres. Obama: Sanctions Show Costs to Russia on Crimea

Posted: 03/17/2014 - President Obama says new U.S. sanctions imposed on Russian officials make it clear "that there are consequences for their actions" in Crimea and he's warning that the U.S. stands ready to impose further sanctions if necessary.

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Crimeans Overwhelmingly Vote for Secession

Posted: 03/16/2014 - The head of the referendum committee in Ukraine's Crimea region says more than 95 percent of voters have approved splitting off and joining Russia.

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Study: The "Five-Second Rule" is Real

Posted: 03/14/2014 - New research finds that there is some truth to the so-called "five-second rule" -- the belief that food is safe to eat if picked up from the floor in under five seconds.

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AG Holder: Heroin an 'Urgent Public Health Crisis'

Posted: 03/10/2014 - Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an "urgent public health crisis." Holder says the number of heroin overdose deaths rose by 45 percent between 2006 and 2010.

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AAA Mid-Atlantic: Record-Breaking Pothole Season

Posted: 03/06/2014 - AAA Mid-Atlantic saw record-breaking tire-related requests for assistance for January and February, topping out at 67,621 for their mid-Atlantic region. Nearly 9,000 of those tire-related calls came from Virginia.

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