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Sandy-Shocked Jersey Shore Seeks Summer Comeback

Posted: 05/25/2013 - As part of their effort to attract tourists back to the storm-ravaged Jersey Shore for the summer season, New Jersey officials kicked off the season Friday by cutting 5.5-mile ribbon connecting Sandy-damaged towns -- breaking the Guinness world record for longest ribbon cutting.

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Frantic 911 Calls Reveal Chaos In Okla., Following Tornado

Posted: 05/25/2013 - Several 911 calls made in the wake of Monday's massive tornado in Moore, Oklahoma are now being publicly heard, revealing the chaos that the city's residents had experienced from the devastation.

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Fla. Teen Rejects Plea Deal

Updated: 05/24/2013 - Kaitlyn Hunt, an 18-year-old Florida high school student charged over a same-sex relationship with an underage classmate, refused to accept a plea deal Friday.

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IRS Official Lois Lerner Placed On Leave

Posted: 05/24/2013 - Lois Lerner, the head of the tax-exempt organizations division of the IRS, has been placed on administrative leave, an administration official has confirmed to CBS News

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Boy Scouts To Vote On Allowing Openly Gay Members

Posted: 05/23/2013 - The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.

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Drones, Guantanamo Part Of Broad Obama Counterterrorism Speech

Posted: 05/23/2013 - President Obama on Thursday will deliver a major speech on his counterterrorism policies, addressing everything from drone strikes and the status of the prison at Guantanamo Bay, to continuing efforts to fight al Qaeda and the legal framework for the continuing "war on terror."

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Over 50 Injured Following Ind. School Bus Crash

Posted: 05/22/2013 - A school bus slammed into the back of another one Wednesday afternoon, setting off a chain-reaction crash involving four buses in northern Indiana, leaving about 50 middle and high students with non-serious injuries and one driver seriously injured.

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Friend Of Boston Bombing Suspect Killed In FBI Shootout

Posted: 05/22/2013 - The FBI was involved in a fatal shooting near Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., early Wednesday that killed a man with ties to the older brother suspected in last month's deadly terrorist bombing at the Boston Marathon.

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Anthony Weiner Running For NYC Mayor

Posted: 05/22/2013 - Anthony Weiner has tossed his hat into the race for New York City mayor, joining a crowded field and formally beginning an attempt to come back from a scandal that forced him to resign from the House of Representatives.

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Brig. Gen. Suspended Over Altercation With Woman

Updated: 05/21/2013 - The Army says Brig. Gen. Bryan Roberts reportedly was in an altercation with another woman, not his wife. Roberts was suspended from his job by Gen. Robert W. Cone, commander of Army Training and Doctrine Command, while the investigation continues.

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Oklahoma Tornado Victim Search Efforts Winding Down

Updated: 05/21/2013 - Residents of Moore began returning to their homes a day after the tornado smashed some neighborhoods into jagged wood scraps and gnarled pieces of metal. In place of their houses, many families found only empty lots.

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Senate Committee Approves Immigration Bill

Updated: 05/21/2013 - In addition to creating a pathway to citizenship for 11.5 million immigrants, the legislation creates a new program for low-skilled foreign labor and would permit highly skilled workers into the country at far higher levels than is currently the case.

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Former Topeka Hockey Standout Narrowly Escapes Oklahoma Tornado

Updated: 05/21/2013 - Former Topeka Roadrunner and current all-time points leader Kyle Sharkey was in Moore, Oklahoma today, where his family lives. While Kyle and his family are safe, volunteers from Topeka's Red Cross are currently gearing up to assist those left with nothing, just blocks away.

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