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Woman Who Prosecuted John Gotti Tapped to Head SEC

Posted: 01/24/2013 - President Obama nominated Mary Jo White, former federal prosecutor in New York, to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, the watchdog agency that monitors Wall Street and corporate financial disclosures. "You don't want to mess with Mary Jo," Obama said in his news conference.

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Gun Control Bill Faces Long Odds In Congress

Posted: 01/24/2013 - Late this morning, lawmakers will announce the introduction of the first gun control legislation to be put forth in Congress since the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut that left 20 children and six adults dead.

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North Korea Planning "High-Level" Nuclear Test

Posted: 01/24/2013 - North Korea's top military body warned Thursday that the regime is poised to conduct a nuclear test in response to U.N. punishment, and made clear that its long-range rockets are designed to carry not only satellites but also warheads aimed at striking the United States.

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Hillary Clinton On Benghazi: "I Do Feel Responsible"

Posted: 01/23/2013 - Testifying before Congress for the first time since the September 11 attacks in Benghazi that left four Americans dead, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today took responsibility for the failures that led to those deaths, citing a "personal" commitment to improving diplomatic security abroad.

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States Rethink Mental Health Cuts After Shootings

Posted: 01/23/2013 - About 30 states have reduced mental health spending since 2008, when revenues were in steep decline, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In Kansas, funding has gone down 12 percent.

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Junior Seau's Family Sues NFL Over Brain Injuries

Posted: 01/23/2013 - A wrongful death lawsuit, filed Wednesday in California Superior Court in San Diego, over Junior Seau's death blames the NFL for its "acts or omissions" that hid the dangers of repetitive blows to the head.

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Bob Schieffer, Leslie Moonves Named To TV Hall Of Fame

Updated: 01/23/2013 - "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer and CBS Corporation President and CEO Leslie Moonves were selected Wednesday to be inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame.

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Frigid Midwest Temps Are The Coldest Of The Season

Posted: 01/23/2013 - Homeless people scrambled to find shelter, schools closed down and plumbers wrestled with frozen pipes Tuesday as the upper Midwest endured a third straight day of bitter cold temperatures.

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Manti Te'o Admits He Briefly Lied About Girlfriend

Posted: 01/23/2013 - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o has told Katie Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn't exist, while maintaining that he had no part in creating the hoax.

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U.S. Afghan Commander Cleared In Petraeus Email Case

Posted: 01/22/2013 - A Pentagon investigation has cleared Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, of professional misconduct in exchanging emails with a civilian woman linked to the sex scandal that led retired Gen. David Petraeus to resign as CIA director.

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