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6 missing in mansion fire

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:30am
The arduous search for a missing technology executive and five others feared dead after a suspicious fire destroyed a mansion in Annapolis, Maryland, could take days, fire officials said Tuesday.
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Sandwiched between 2 semis

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:30am
Kaleb Whitby was part of a 26-vehicle pileup on the foggy, icy Interstate 84 outside Baker City, Oregon.
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Birds covered in mystery 'goop'

CNN - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:28am
Hundreds of birds were found covered in "goop" that authorities can't identify, according to a spokesman for the California Fish and Wildlife Department.
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Cardiac surgeon shot at Boston hospital dies

FOX News - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 3:00am
A prominent cardiac surgeon at a leading Boston hospital died late Tuesday from injuries sustained when he was shot by a patient who later turned the gun on himself.
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News: Speech Highlights and Analysis

The New York Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:21am
The president highlighted progress on the economy, U.S.-Cuba relations and gas prices, and he called for a renewed focus on economic inequality.

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State of the Union: Obama Says Family Leave Is an Economic Necessity, Not Just a Women’s Issue

The New York Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:14am
The president said the government would provide $2.2 billion to reimburse states for paid family leave programs.
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News Analysis: Bold Call to Action in Obama’s State of the Union, Even if No Action Is Likely

The New York Times - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:10am
Despite his party’s losses in the recent elections, President Obama laid out an expansive agenda as if he were the one who had triumphed.

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7.2 million are hiding money from a spouse

CNBC - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:04am
Millions of Americans have spouses who are hiding money from them. How to make sure you're not one of them.
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'That's what our enemies want us to do.'

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:53pm
President Obama fires back at his growing chorus of critics on foreign policy.
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Liberals: Great speech, Obama … except on trade

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:52pm
He irks even the most die-hard Obama Democrats.
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GOP responses to Obama send mixed signals on immigration

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:49pm
The Spanish-language version of the rebuttal, delivered by Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo, said Republicans wanted to work with Obama to fix the immigration system.
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Obama urges Congress to approve new use of military force

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:41pm
"It will require focus. But we will succeed," he says about battling ISIL.
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State of the Union: Why Joni Ernst Talked About Her Tough Upbringing

The New York Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:29pm
Politicians can win hearts on the left with stories about overcoming adversity in childhood, but there’s no evidence it affects their policy positions.
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Barack Obama is in your face!

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:26pm
Simon says a better politics needs a better media.
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Tea party response to Obama hits soft tones

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:25pm
Rep. Curt Clawson didn't give a typical tea party speech.
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Detroit-Windsor Tunnel reopens after shutdown over package containing possible smoke bomb

FOX News - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:15pm
The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel has reopened after a closure prompted by the discovery of a suspicious package containing what authorities say is likely a smoke bomb or grenade.
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Boston Mayor Says He Won’t Try to Block Referendum on Hosting 2024 Olympics

The New York Times - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:14pm
Mayor Martin J. Walsh of Boston, who still opposes holding a referendum on his city’s Olympic bid, appeared to bow to wide public support for such a vote.

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GOP: Obama ignored message of midterm thumping

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:04pm
"He ignores the fact that the country has elected a Congress that favors smaller government," he says.
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Obama 2015: Back to the future

POLITICO - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:52pm
The president reprises unifying language from his famous 2004 speech.
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CNBC's State of the Union coverage

CNBC - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:49pm
President Obama, facing a new Republican majority in Congress, asked for a broad package of reform in his annual address to lawmakers.
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