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    General Motors' 'switchgate' scandal has slipped out of the headlines recently, but it continues to unfold. Ken Feinberg, an attorney appointed to review claims for the automaker, has now linked 19 deaths to the flawed ignition switches -- up from the 13 that GM admitted for months -- and that number could creep higher.

September 17, 2014

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Firefighters battling the King Fire watch as a backfire burns along Highway 50 in Fresh Pond, California. The fire led officials to call on about 400 people to evacuate from areas threatened by the blaze, Cal Fire spokeswoman Alyssa Smith said.

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