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Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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March 14 2014 6:16 PMThe Latest on MH370: Jetliner Said to Have Made Several Sharp Changes in Altitude
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March 14 2014 3:36 PMU.S. Official Suggests Missing Jetliner May Have Been "Act of Piracy"
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March 14 2014 9:59 AMReport: New Evidence Points to "Sabotage," Possible Hijacking of Missing Jetliner
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March 13 2014 10:25 AMReport: U.S. Investigators Suspect Missing Plane May Have Gone 2,200 Miles Off Course
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March 19 2014 10:10 AMMalaysian Officials Say Files Were Deleted From Pilot's Custom-Built Flight Simulator
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March 18 2014 10:21 AMRomney Reminds Us He Disagrees With President Obama About Things
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March 11 2014 4:25 PMSlatest PM: Latest Obamacare Signup Figures Miss the Mark
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March 10 2014 3:56 PMSearch for Mystery Men Aboard Missing Jetliner Leads to Iranian Middleman
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March 10 2014 10:13 AMMalaysia Plane Mystery Grows as Oil Slicks, Debris Found Not to Be From the Vanished Jetliner
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March 7 2014 4:12 PMSlatest PM: Russia Threatens to Shut Off Ukraine's Gas
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March 7 2014 10:22 AMU.S. Adds 175,000 Jobs, but Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 6.7 Percent

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