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Senate Confirms 6 Cabinet Secretaries

Updated: 01/20/2009 - The Senate on Tuesday swiftly approved six members of President Barack Obama's Cabinet, but put off for a day the vote on his choice to be secretary of state, Hillary Clinton.

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US Reaches Deal on Afghan Supply Routes to Troops

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Russia and neighboring Central Asian nations have agreed to let supplies pass through their territory to American soldiers in Afghanistan, lessening Washington's dependence on dangerous routes through Pakistan, a top U.S. commander said Tuesday.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty To Hudson Killings

Updated: 01/20/2009 - A man accused of killing three members of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson's family in Chicago has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and home invasion.

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Bloody, then buddies: It's still the American way

Updated: 01/20/2009 - LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) -- The seat of Clinton County sits along a river at the foot of a spectacular mountain range in rural central Pennsylvania. On Election Day, what happened here was a microcosm of American duality: Just 327 votes separated John McCain, who won the county, and Barack Obama, who didn't.

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Analysis: An unusual glimpse into the presidency

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Picture Lincoln, in the throes of the Civil War, suddenly mocking his critics in a nyah-nyah voice. Imagine Theodore Roosevelt, leaving office, lamenting out loud about how hated he was by Standard Oil. Summon an image of FDR cracking wise about his wheelchair and grousing about the nasty things Hitler was saying about him.

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Chrysler and Fiat Agree to Alliance

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Fiat and Chrysler said Tuesday they have agreed to form a strategic alliance that would give the Italian auto empire a 35-percent stake in the troubled U.S. carmaker and could eventually bring it full control.

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America: What in the world does it want to be?

Updated: 01/20/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- George Washington, first president, said this: "It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world."

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Priests Accused of Stealing Cash

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Two priests who authorities say for years stole cash from their Florida church's offering plate and hid it in the church ceiling and offshore bank accounts to pay for lavish lifestyles will soon face a judge.

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"American Idol" Hopeful Death Ruled Suicide

Updated: 01/20/2009 - A coroner in Los Angeles has found that an "American Idol" hopeful found dead outside Paula Abdul's home committed suicide with prescription drugs.

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Man Found Burned in Apartment With No Sign of Fire

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Investigators are baffled as to how a man suffered second- and third-degree burns inside his apartment — even though the only sign of a fire was a candle in the bathroom. Knoxville Fire Department crews found the 56-year-old victim inside his apartment bathroom Monday afternoon with third-degree burns to his face and second-degree burns to his hands.

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Coroner: Abdul Fan Died From Overdose

Updated: 01/20/2009 - A coroner in Los Angeles has found that an "American Idol" hopeful found dead outside Paula Abdul's home committed suicide with prescription drugs

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U.N. Inspects Devastation in Gaza

Updated: 01/20/2009 - The U.N. chief inspected the devastation wrought by Israel's onslaught in Gaza on Tuesday, leading a moment of silence at the smoldering U.N. headquarters, as the territory's militant Hamas rulers, triumphant at having survived, held victory rallies amid the ruins.

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What Should President Obama Do First?

Updated: 01/20/2009 - The election of a new President means a new agenda. We want your thoughts on what President Obama should tackle first. Leave your comments and hear what other people think here.

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Afghanistan Seeks Control Over NATO Deployments

Updated: 01/20/2009 - The Afghan government has sent NATO headquarters a draft agreement that would give Afghanistan more control over future NATO deployments in the country — including the positioning of some U.S. troops, officials said Tuesday.

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Two Men Convicted In Foreclosure Scam

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Two men from California are convicted for filing fraudulent bankruptcy petitions in Kansas as part of scheme to bilk homeowners facing foreclosure.

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Attorney: Ledger Drug Tape Case Over

Updated: 01/20/2009 - The legal battle over a video that purportedly shows Heath Ledger doing drugs two years before his death has ended, an attorney said Tuesday.

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Cow Knocks Over Woman on Bike, Steps on Her legs

Updated: 01/20/2009 - A woman escaped serious injury and refused medical treatment after a cow knocked her down and walked on her legs. Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks ranger Pete Taylor said the woman was riding her bicycle along the South Boulder Creek Trail on Monday when she encountered the cow and stopped to let the animal cross.

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Last Year Ranked in Top 10 For Heat

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Last year was the eighth warmest year on record, according to the National Climatic Data Center. The world's temperature in 2008 tied that of 2001 according to the center, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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State of Mining is Bad, But it Could Get Worse

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Withering cost cuts across the mining industry have left tens of thousands of people without jobs from the Arizona desert to the Andes — and there is a litany of evidence that the situation is growing worse.

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Temporary Walls Turn NYC Apartments Into Firetraps

Updated: 01/20/2009 - The firefighters were trapped in what amounted to a burning maze: a Bronx apartment illegally divided into extra rooms for sake of making a buck in this cramped city.

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Worldwide Hopes Soar For Obama Inauguration

Updated: 01/20/2009 - The arrival of a new American president triggered joy and jubilation Tuesday in a world made weary by warfare, recession and fear. Bulls and goats were slaughtered for feasts in Kenya, toasts were offered at black-tie balls in Europe and shamans in Latin America chanted Barack Obama's name with reverence.

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Roberts Stumbles Slightly Over Presidential Oath

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Chief Justice John Roberts stumbled slightly over the 35-word constitutionally prescribed oath of office as he swore in Barack Obama as the 44th president on Tuesday, sending the new chief executive into a verbal detour of his own.

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