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Albuquerque Selects Independent Monitor To Oversee Police Reforms

The monitor is part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the Albuquerque Police Department's excessive use of force.
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Political Theater, Crazy-Glued GOP Seats And More Congressional Reaction

There was the official GOP response, but many members who didn't get their moment in the spotlight took to Twitter.
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The Obamas' Guests For The 2015 State Of The Union Address

President Obama's guest list for tonight's speech includes Alan Gross, who was freed from a Cuban prison in December. Other guests include a veteran, a police officer and a climate scientist.
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J.C. Penney Brings Back Its Print Catalog, After A 5-Year Hiatus

The company finds that even if people don't order directly from them, the catalogs still serve a purpose.
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'Tonight, We Turn The Page': Obama Lays Out 2015 Agenda

"It has been, and still is, a hard time for many" Americans, President Obama said in Tuesday night's State of the Union address. "But tonight, we turn the page."
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Would Kids Eat More Veggies If They Had Recess Before Lunch?

Many healthy school lunch options end up in the garbage. But two researchers say that students who eat lunch after recess are more likely to eat fruits and veggies than students who eat lunch first.
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French Quarter Sees Violent Crime Surge; Residents Demand Changes

The neighborhood popular with tourists is no longer an exception to New Orleans' stubborn crime rate. A recent run of robberies has residents criticizing city leaders and calling for more protection.
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What To Expect From Obama Tonight On Education

President Obama will lay out three main ideas in a State of the Union speech that may echo his first address to Congress in 2009.
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Instant Replay Inventor Changed The Way We Watch Sports

In 1963, Tony Verna changed the way we watch sports forever when he created "instant replay." He died this week at the age of 81. Robert Siegel talks to freelance writer Anna Clark about his legacy.
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Obama Tries To Spread State Of The Union Messages Outside Speech

This year, the many of the policy initiatives in President Obama's State of the Union address have been anything but closely guarded secrets. The president has previewed several proposals in the days leading up to the speech. And media consumers now have more options than ever for taking in the speech.

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