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Carnival Cruise Passengers On Fourth Day With Limited Power

It's turned out to be a lot more than just a three-hour tour. For passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph, a four day pleasure cruise has turned into a nightmare. The ship lost power in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday and is being slowly towed to port in Alabama. The company says it's working to ensure safety and passenger comfort. But on board, passengers say toilets aren't working, food is scarce and conditions are horrible.
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Senate Takes First Formal Step Toward Immigration Reform

The Senate formally took up the question of immigration on Wednesday, with an at-times testy hearing about how to deal with the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee insisted nothing should be done until border security is increased even further.
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Cyber Security Proposals Worry Civil Libertarians

President Obama has signed an executive order designed to help protect against cyber attacks. There are privacy concerns, but leaders in Congress say the move may give a boost to efforts to pass new cyber-security legislation.
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Still A Sense Of Tension In San Bernardino Mountains After Shootout

We're learning more about the events surrounding the apparent end of the manhunt for ex-Los Angeles Police Department officer Christopher Dorner. Authorities still have not positively identified the body found in the burned-out cabin in the San Bernardino Mountains. Robert Siegel talks with Kirk Siegler, who has the latest on the investigation.

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