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House and Senate work on their trust issues.

After months of hand-wringing over the question, "To reconcile, or not to reconcile?" The Senate now appears likely to exercise that option to get a health care bill passed. Reconciliation allows certain types of bills to pass by a simple 51-vote majority.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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Local Theaters Put 'The Interview' On The Marquee

A handful of theaters nationwide decided to show Sony's "The Interview," and there were several in the D.C. area.

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After The Presents, A Buttery Tea Cake Tradition

For one family in Overland Park, Kan., it's not Christmas without Mrs. Lawrence. The tea cake, rich with butter and spices, is named for the neighbor who would hand deliver it every holiday season.
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Most Federal Workers Get Day After Christmas Off

Thanks to an executive order signed by President Obama, most federal workers are off on Friday. The cost for the extra day off is $660 million — for a day of payroll and holiday premium pay costs.
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Sony Hack Highlights The Global Underground Market For Malware

The software used in the Sony data breach is available on the underground market. This makes it easier for criminals to execute an attack but harder to identify the perpetrators.

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