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Milkshake Mission Lands Car In Snowbank

A teenager in Michigan wanted a milkshake so she and a cousin went to McDonalds but it was closed. After two other tries, their car got stuck. They spent the night in the car and then walked to help.
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Delayed Safety Recall May Haunt General Motors

Both houses of Congress are set to investigate, and the Justice Department is reportedly looking into why it took GM so long to inform the public. GM may have known about the problem for a decade.
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Study: Boys Report PTSD When Moved Out Of Poverty

In the 1990s, the federal government launched a program to get single mothers out of public housing and into more affluent areas. David Greene talks to Ronald Kessler, the lead author of the study.
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Missoula County Attorney Tells Justice Department It's Wrong

Accused of bias against female victims of sex crimes, the Missoula county attorney turned around and accused the Justice Department of bully tactics. DOJ officials showed up in Missoula two years ago.
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Feinstein: CIA Tampered With Senate Panel's Work

Senator Dianne Feinstein has accused the CIA of interfering with efforts by Congress to oversee the agency. Feinstein said the CIA had removed documents from computers used by her committee's staff.
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Bipartisan Plan Reached On Fannie-Freddie Overhaul

Details will be out this week for a measure to phase out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The plan is to use private insurers to backstop home loans instead of the government-controlled mortgage giants.
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Philadelphia Capitalizes On Energy Boom

Trains bringing crude oil from North Dakota have revived the city's refineries. Businesses are eager to tap into Pennsylvania's vast supply of natural gas.
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In Closely Watched Congressional Election, GOP Wins In Florida

The result of Tuesday's special election for a congressional seat in Florida was a big victory for Republicans. Ahead of mid-term elections, David Jolly beat Democratic candidate Alex Sink.
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You Might Pay A Lot More Than $95 For Skipping Health Insurance

Sure, you thought, I can avoid buying health insurance because the tax penalty is just $95. But some people may be on the hook for thousands of dollars more.
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Feinstein's CIA Outrage Splits Senate

The Senate was a chamber divided in reaction to Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein's diatribe against the CIA for allegedly hacking into Senate computers.

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