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Monday, March 24, 2014

Sarah Nor, 55, the mother of 34-year-old Norliakmar Hamid, a passenger on a missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 plane, talks on a mobile phone at her house in Kuala Lumpur on March 8, 2014. (MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty)

U.S. Official Warns 'Putin Is Not Done in Ukraine' | The Takeaway TV Smackdown Round 2! | 'Baby M' and the Question of Surrogacy | Danger Lingers After Mudslide in Washington State | Barge Leaks 168,000 Gallons into Houston Ship Channel | For Flight 370 Families, Loved Ones Forever Missing | Energy Giant Caught Illegally Polluting River

U.S. Official Warns 'Putin Is Not Done in Ukraine'

Though some sanctions have already been put in place against Russia, some U.S. officials believe the political and economic consequences are not yet bold enough to counter the Kremlin's ambitions.

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'Baby M' and The Question of Surrogacy

A collision between reproductive technology and child custody laws led to a legal battle back in the 1980s that got the attention of the world. It's the case of "Baby M," an infant who sparked one of the earliest legal struggles over surrogacy. The surrogacy business has grown, but the law has not kept up. And that’s created a lot of confusion as well as a lot of families. Jill Rosenbaum, Retro Report producer, explains.

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Energy Giant Caught Illegally Polluting River

According to state regulators, Duke Energy illegally pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water from a coal ash pit into the Cape Fear River in North Carolina. Michael Biesecker, a reporter for the Associated Press who's been following this story, and Kemp Burdette, a river keeper and executive director of Cape Fear River Watch, explain how the nation's largest electricity company got away with the illegal dumping for months.

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For Flight 370 Families, Loved Ones Forever Missing

Today Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said there was no longer any doubt about Flight 370 — according to satellite data, the plane flew south into remote waters in the Indian Ocean and could not have landed safely.

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Today's Highlights | March 24, 2014

Also on Today's Show In Washington State, a tragedy is unfolding after a mudslide destroyed close to 30 homes, killed at least eight people and obliterated a rural neighborhood...A barge carrying nearly a million gallons of oil collided with a ship in the busy Houston Ship Channel, spilling as much as 168,000 gallons from the barge. 

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