Workers to Enter NM Nuclear Waste Plant for First Time Since February

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_d3464cd24e.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (CARLSBAD, N.M.) -- Workers will enter a nuclear waste dump on Tuesday for the first time since a Feb. 14 radiation leak. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant was shut down after the February radiation leak. Two weeks ago, tests showed that additional radiation had been released into the air on March 11. The plant has been in operation for 15 years and allows for the permanent disposal of nuclear waste in salt mines over 2,000 feet below the earth's surface.

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Death Toll from Washington State Landslide Rises

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_6828d6d700.jpgDavid Ryder/Getty Images (OSO, Wash.) -- The official death count from the March 22 landslide near Oso, Wash., is now at 21 with 15 identified and six awaiting official identification. Snohomish County officials, who have been leading the search for any signs of life amid the mountain of shifting rubble, have also dropped the number of missing and unaccounted for down to 30 from 90.

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Michigan Man, 74, Plans to Run 100th Marathon in Boston

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_f822fa87e5.jpgPat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images (BOSTON) -- A 74-year-old man plans to run his 100th marathon in Boston to honor the victims of last year's bombing. Richard Wallen, from Flushing, Mich., is a retired school administrator, coach, and college councilor. He has 99 medals from some of the top marathons in the country and 14 from Boston.

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Mom Pleads for Help in Search for Missing Nursing Student

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_9ebaf27664.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (ST. LOUIS) -- Missouri police are looking for fresh leads after a 19-year-old nursing student disappeared a week and a half ago. Bahia Bisharat was last seen on March 19 at St. Charles Community College near St. Louis, and her car was found in the parking lot along with a handwritten note, police say. "There are no clues. I don't know exactly what happened to her," said her mother, Munira Quader.

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Arizona Man Allegedly Stole Brews to Pay Bills

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_9517df2c3a.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (PHOENIX) -- An Arizona man is under arrest, suspected of being the culprit in a string of dozens of beer thefts from Phoenix area markets over a nine-month period. Angelo De Leon was arrested Wednesday after Phoenix police identified him as a suspect in the thefts. Police said they identified De Leon after reviewing camera footage at Circle K markets throughout the region.

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