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Inside The State Of The Union: What The President Proposed

Tue, 2014-01-28 23:23

After a long spell of partisan trench warfare and gridlock, President Obama called for "a year of action" Tuesday. The changes he pitched were relatively modest, but he promised to move forward with or without the help of Congress.

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From Establishment To Tea Party, Republicans Rebut President

Tue, 2014-01-28 21:38

Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who delivered the official GOP response Tuesday evening, didn't have the spotlight to herself — there were also three other Republican rebuttals.

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WATCH: Obama Tells The Story Of A Wounded Soldier

Tue, 2014-01-28 21:01

It was a moment during the State of the Union that brought a bitterly divided chamber to its feet.

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55 Bodies Exhumed At Reform School Site In Florida

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:54

The number of bodies found by university researchers represents 24 more remains than official records say should be there. Researchers used ground-penetrating radar to locate the bodies over the course of three months.

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Transcript: Obama's State Of The Union Address As Prepared For Delivery

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:33

President Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery on Jan. 28, 2014.

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Transcript: Obama's State Of The Union Address As Prepared For Delivery

Tue, 2014-01-28 18:33

President Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery on Jan. 28, 2014.

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Las Vegas Braces Itself For Record Highs — In The Low 70s

Tue, 2014-01-28 17:35

The National Weather Service says Las Vegas could surpass record warm temperatures for late January, with Thursday's high predicted near 74 degrees.

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Decrying Washington Stalemate, Obama Calls For 'Year Of Action'

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:29

In his State of the Union address, President Obama challenged Congress to overhaul immigration laws and increase the federal minimum wage.

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Cool Runnings: The One-Man, East Timor Version

Tue, 2014-01-28 16:28

Before he could be sent to Sochi, Yohan Goutt Goncalves, 19, first had to take the unusual step of creating his country's national skiing federation.

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The State Of The Union Through Your Eyes

Tue, 2014-01-28 15:56

For some Americans, it feels like the country is in tatters. For others, life is good and a recovering economy means a dream house.

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The Strange Case Of Marlise Munoz And John Peter Smith Hospital

Tue, 2014-01-28 14:44

After collapsing on her kitchen floor, Munoz was hospitalized and kept on life support despite her wishes. A Texas law protects a hospital from liability as long it keeps a pregnant patient on life support.

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Food Stamp Cuts, Cold Weather Put Extra Strain On Food Pantries

Tue, 2014-01-28 14:30

Food pantries are bracing for higher demand from their communities in the coming weeks. National hunger organizations say the best way to help is to give money to local food banks and pantries instead of donating food.

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Cantaloupe Farmers Get Probation Over Deadly Listeria Outbreak

Tue, 2014-01-28 13:52

The 2011 outbreak killed 33 people in 28 states. The Colorado farmers were sentenced to five years probation and six months of home detention.

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In Vermont, A Network Of Help For Opiate-Addicted Mothers

Tue, 2014-01-28 13:41

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin attracted national attention this month when he devoted his entire annual State of the State speech to heroin addiction in Vermont. As the state expands addiction treatment services, it's also trying to come to grips with one of the most difficult and emotional aspects of the problem: pregnant women addicted to opiates.

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China's Jade Rabbit Rover May Be Doomed On The Moon

Tue, 2014-01-28 13:23

Chinese officials recently announced the rover was experiencing mechanical difficulties, and now observers believe its done for. But the thirst for more moon missions may be spreading in China.

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Who Are The Long-Term Unemployed? (In 3 Graphs)

Tue, 2014-01-28 13:15

In 2013, nearly 40 percent of unemployed workers had been looking for work for six months or longer.

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The Coup Goes To Court: Ousted Pres. Morsi On Trial In Cairo

Tue, 2014-01-28 13:00

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was in a Cairo courtroom on Tuesday, seen and heard for only the second time since he was thrust from office in a military coup last July. Morsi and other members of the Muslim Brotherhood are facing charges of collusion with Hamas and Hezbollah during the 2011 uprising against the Mubarak regime.

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House GOP Leaders Begin To Move On Immigration

Tue, 2014-01-28 13:00

While the Senate passed an immigration overhaul last June, the House has done nothing so far because of resistance from many of its Republican members. That could change soon, as GOP leadership is floating general ideas for possible legislation.

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Obama Seeks Minimum Wage Hike With Mic And Pen

Tue, 2014-01-28 13:00

President Obama will renew his call for a higher minimum wage in his State of the Union address. But while he waits for Congress to act on that request, Obama also plans to order a higher minimum wage for all government contractors.

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Deep South, Meet Deep Freeze

Tue, 2014-01-28 13:00

Winter weather is sweeping through the Deep South on Tuesday. It's cold and snowing in areas that rarely ever see arctic blasts such as this one. Southern Louisiana, southern Mississippi and Alabama have all seen snow today.

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