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    The devastating earthquake in Haiti has stirred up a long-running debate in Washington. Elizabeth Wynne Johnson brings us the latest from Capitol Hill in today's Power Breakfast.


    Impressionist Hero Édouard Manet Gets The Star Treatment In Los Angeles

    Manet was not himself an Impressionist, but he mightily influenced the movement. Two of his paintings are now in L.A. The Railway is making its West Coast debut, and Spring just sold for $65 million.

    Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

    Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it.
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    Paycheck Politics And The Homeland Security Bill

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is blasting Republicans who claim that the department's workers can weather a temporary shutdown if Congress can't finish legislation to fund the department by the end of Friday.


    Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply

    Since 2009, a federal watchdog has levied only 22 penalties against health care organizations for failing to safeguard information about patients.

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