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House Republicans plan early vote on health care repeal
WASHINGTON — The new Republican leaders of the House plan to hold a vote on repealing the White House's signature health care law before President Obama delivers the State of the Union address in late January, ...
Congress Targets SpendingWall Street Journal
Austerity is first order for Boehner's installation as House speakerWashington Post
GOP to scrutinize Obama's featsWashington Times
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Kan. school defends decision to kick out students
AP OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- A junior college in suburban Kansas City is defending its decision to kick out four students who posed for photos with a human placenta. One of the students, Doyle Byrnes, is seeking a temporary restraining order and a ...
Nursing students ousted over placenta photosmsnbc.com
Nursing student is expelled over Facebook photoColumbia Daily Tribune
Nursing students expelled for Facebook placenta picToronto Sun
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Schwarzenegger commutes sentence of Esteban Nunez
San Francisco Chronicle
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has commuted the manslaughter sentence of Esteban Nunez, the son of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez. Saying that he thought the 16-year prison sentence Esteban Nunez was serving was "excessive" the governor reduced his ...
Schwarzenegger commutes prison sentence of Fabian Nuñez's sonLos Angeles Times
Schwarzenegger commutes prison sentence for ex-speaker Nunez' sonNews10.net
Schwarzenegger partially commutes manslaughter sentence of Esteban NunezCapitol Weekly
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Over 1000 Blackbirds Dropped Dead From The Sky in Arkansas This Weekend
New York Magazine
The quiet town of Beebe, Arkansas woke up on Saturday, January 1, 2011, to find thousands of dead red-winged blackbirds on the ground. The bird corpses stretched for miles, yet an aerial survey showed that no other dead birds were found outside this ...
Arkansas officials stumped as birds fall from skyReuters
More than 1000 dead birds fall from Arkansas skyWGN Radio
Dead blackbirds fall from US skyBBC News
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NYC Garbage Piles Up As City Works To Clear Snow
by AP One week after a blizzard paralyzed New York City, the snowdrifts were melting Sunday but the mountains of trash were growing. The Department of Sanitation announced it would resume garbage pickups on Monday for the first time since the Christmas ...
City Trash Removal ResumesWNYC
Garbage Pickup in New York City Resumes MondayThe Epoch Times
NYC to resume trash collection after stormWall Street Journal
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Obama signs 9/11 health bill
President Barack Obama signs the 9/11 health care bill into law Sunday at his vacation rental in Kailua, Hawaii. Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama signed the 9/11 health bill into law in Hawaii on Sunday, White House spokesman ...
Obama Signs Bill to Help 9/11 WorkersNew York Times
Obama signs Sept. 11 first responders billThe Associated Press
Obama Signs 9/11 Responders Health Bill Into LawWall Street Journal
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Woman injured in fatal Redmond fire in stable condition at Eastside Hospital
The woman who survived a New Year's Day fire that killed her husband and four children in Redmond is in stable condition at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center. By Seattle Times staff Investigators work Sunday at the Sammamish Ridge Apartments in Redmond ...
Redmond Apartment Fire Victims: Dad And 4 SonsKTVZ
Five dead in Redmond apartment fire, six Eastside fire departments respondSeattle Post Intelligencer
Seattle area fire kills 4 children, 1 manReuters
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New York Daily News
Ohio town mourns deputy, mother of 2, gunned down
Clark County, Ohio, Sheriff's Deputy Suzanne Hopper, pictured in this undated handout photograph, was killed on January 1, 2011 during an investigation at a trailer park campground in Enon, Ohio. COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - An Ohio sheriff's deputy shot ...
Man identified in shooting that killed deputyDayton Daily News
Deputy, suspect dead in Ohio trailer park standoffWashington Times
Dead suspect in Ohio trailer park shootout is ID'dForbes
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Videos were shown to the crew of the USS Enterprise
Washington (CNN) -- The Navy has opened an investigation into how a series of raunchy videos, full of sexual innuendo and anti-gay remarks, were produced and shown to the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise while on deployment supporting the ...
Navy orders probe into raunchy videosmsnbc.com
US aircraft carrier skipper in hot water over videosAFP
Navy to probe controversial carrier videosReuters
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New Year's Eve storms pass, death toll rises
CHICAGO (Reuters) - New Year's eve storms that spawned tornadoes in the Midwest and a blizzard in the northern Plains dissipated on Saturday but the violent weather claimed a seventh victim with the death of a Missouri woman. ...
7th person dies after New Year's Eve tornadoesThe Associated Press
Tornado Storm System Kills 7 in Arkansas, Missouri, MississippiThirdAge
At least 7 killed in Midwest and Southern stormsNECN
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Obama signing 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, cheering his party's downcast liberals and striking a blow for what he sees as basic human rights, President Barack Obama is signing a landmark law Wednesday that tells America's armed services to let ...
Obama to sign repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'Washington Post
Factbox: Obama to sign law ending military ban on gaysReuters
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Los Angeles Times
Obama, Latino lawmakers take pragmatic view on immigration
Los Angeles Times
A path to legal status for illegal residents might not happen soon, the president agrees in a meeting with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. But he says he's not giving up. Students leave the Senate gallery on Saturday after watching as passage of the ...
Obama, Hispanic caucus say immigration reform still a priorityFox News
President Obama and Latinos agree road ahead rough for immigration overhaulBoston Herald
Obama assures Hispanics immigration reform a top goalReuters
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9/11 health bill vote may come Wednesday
By the CNN Wire Staff Washington (CNN) -- A health care bill meant to provide free medical treatment to those suffering from the health effects of working in and near ground zero following the 2001 attacks may come up for a Senate vote on Wednesday. ...
Coburn Blocks Sept. 11 Health-Care Bill, Seeks Changes to Bring Down CostsBloomberg
Senate vows to get necessary Zadroga Bill votes to pass legislation despite ...New York Daily News
Key test vote in Senate for 9/11 health billThe Associated Press
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New York Times (blog)
War Between the States still simmering for some
Pro-Confederacy supporters gathered in Charleston, SC, Monday evening to attend a "Secession Ball," commemorating the 150th anniversary of the state's decision to secede from the United States of America. What's the cause for celebration? ...
Disunion: Dancing Around HistoryNew York Times (blog)
Spirit of the south still stands as South Carolinians mark 150 years of secessionThe Guardian
150 years on, Civil War still stirs South Carolina passionsReuters
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Pennsylvania and New Jersey will each lose a seat in Congress
Pennsylvania and New Jersey each will lose a seat in Congress as a result of slow population growth over the last decade. The losses, announced Tuesday by the US Census Bureau, reflect the decades-long shift of ...
Recession costs Michigan population, seat in CongressDetroit Free Press
Michigan's population loss in Census more fuel to Rick Snyder's reform pushMLive.com
California to keep its 53 congressional seatsSan Jose Mercury News
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House follows Senate on shark protection
The House adopted legislation Tuesday aimed at protecting sharks off US coasts, though an exemption in the bill has raised concerns among federal fishery officials. The Senate approved the bill Monday, and it now awaits President ...
Congress approves bill to limit shark fin trademsnbc.com
Congress passes bill to help save sharksWinston-Salem Journal
Kerry bill targeting shark delicacy passesBoston Globe
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Judge orders feds to pay $2.5M in wiretapping case
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the US government to pay more than $2.5 million in attorney fees and damages after he concluded investigators wiretapped the phones of a suspected terrorist organization without a warrant. ...
Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation awarded damagesSan Francisco Chronicle
US Ordered to Pay Group of MuslimsNew York Times
US government told to compensate Islamic charitySify
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Strongest storm yet to hit Southern California
Los Angeles Times
The latest in a week of storms could bring thunder, hail, flooding, tidal surges and even waterspouts and small tornadoes. Some foothill evacuations are ordered. By Rong-Gong Lin II and Robert J. Lopez, Los Angeles Times Authorities and residents were ...
Monster storm heads for Californiamsnbc.com
Governor declares state of emergency as storms pound CaliforniaCNN International
In California, a Wary Eye on Hillsides as Rain FallsNew York Times
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Barbour Shifts on Anti-Integration Groups
Wall Street Journal
Gov. Haley Barbour, left. Right, at a Jackson, Miss., meeting in 1956, council members bowed as a Presbyterian minister gave a benediction. Haley Barbour, the governor of Mississippi and a potential Republican presidential ...
Capehart: Haley Barbour's race blindersWashington Post
Barbour explains remarks about desegregationThe Associated Press
Barbour: Citizens Council 'Indefensible'The Atlantic
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'Constant' Terror Threats -- Are We Any Safer?
More than nine years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the United States is still under "constant" threat, according to Attorney General Eric Holder. Holder issued a warning to Americans in an interview today, saying that even though the US ...
U.S. attorney general under fire for FBI sting commentsReuters
Holder: Awlaki Is on Same List of Worrisome Terrorists as bin LadenFox News
Attorney general worries about home-grown terrorThe Associated Press
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Around the Country
- Southwest to Cancel Flights as Jets Checked for Cracks - BusinessWeek
- Schumer: Dems slicing budget with scalpel, Tea Party using meat ax - CNN (blog)
- Duke lacrosse accuser arrested in boyfriend's stabbing - CNN International
- House GOP: $4 trillion in cuts - CNN
- Bachmann bids for 'bama eyes - Seattle Post Intelligencer
Around the Planet
- Afghans Continue Protests Over US Quran Burning - Voice of America
- Japan's nuclear workers try to trace leak, dump radioactive water - Los Angeles Times
- OSCE raps Kazakh election, presses for reforms - Reuters
- Newsmaker: Yemen survivor Saleh juggles forces to keep power - Reuters
- France says finds bodies in Atlantic crash wreckage - Reuters