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Worries of Russian intervention in the Ukraine crisis, fears about a new painkiller and revelations of exactly what killed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman were some of the week’s top news stories. In case you missed it, here are some other intriguing Nightly News stories.

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Actor Seth Rogen brought humor to his very serious concerns about Alzheimer's education and research.

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