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Remind us again - where exactly does the rubber hit the road?

The Senate may get around to voting today on a bill to raise the debt ceiling. That's later this morning, right around the time the Congressional Budget Office is set to release its latest economic outlook. As for whether that report might have effect on the vote...

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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Crime Writer Creates A Hero For Her Beloved, Much-Maligned South LA

In her new book, Rachel Howzell Hall introduces Elouise "Lou" Norton, a fiercely ambitious homicide detective who patrols the same Los Angeles streets that she — and Hall — grew up on.
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Sandwich Monday: The Korean Steak Sandwich

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It's the Korean steak from Rhea's Market and Deli in San Francisco.
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Opening Statements Begin Tuesday Morning In McDonnell Trial

With jury selection completed on Monday, opening statements are expected this morning in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

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Brothers Exploit Loopholes In Airbnb, Kickstarter

Two brothers rented a condo in Palm Springs and began claiming tenants' rights after 30 days, then threatened to sue the owner for negligence, claiming the tap water damaged their espresso machine.

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