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Tucked into a 2009 transportation spending bill, was language that will allow Amtrak passengers to carry guns in their checked baggage. When the provision came to light, some lawmakers assumed it would expire at the end of the fiscal year. Not so, it turns out. The Government Accountability Office has informed the author, Senator Roger Wicker, that his language makes guns-on-a-train a permanent right.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports.

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'Stronger Than Ever' Sundance Docs Tackle Scientology, Campus Rape

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Sandwich Monday: Girl Scout Cookie Coffeemate

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try Girl Scout Cookies in a new form. Coffeemate has somehow blended them into nondairy creamer, so you can start your day the disturbing way.
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Murkowski Critical Of Proposal For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Renee Montagne talks to Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski about White House plans to designate 12 million acres of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.
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Facebook Suffers Self-Inflicted Outage

A Facebook statement said the disruption was caused by a technical change it made to the site and wasn't a cyberattack. The outage lasted an hour.

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