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'He Saved Hundreds': Army Chaplain To Get Medal Of Honor

Emil Kapaun will be honored for his "extraordinary heroism" during the Korean War. The Catholic priest, who died in a prisoner of war camp in 1951, is also a potential candidate for sainthood.
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Wild Weather Warning: Tornadoes, Heavy Snows, High Winds

There have been tornadoes in Missouri and Arkansas. More severe storms are expected in parts of the southern Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. Meanwhile, Minnesota and other places in the upper Midwest are bracing for another foot of snow. Where's spring?
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Michelle Obama Steps Into Gun Control Debate

The first lady gave a personal and emotional speech in her hometown, two months after attending the funeral of a Chicago teen who was shot and killed earlier this year. Michelle Obama is encouraging business leaders to donate millions of dollars for programs to help at-risk youth.
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Cities Turn Sewage Into 'Black Gold' For Local Farms

Cities are finding beneficial and lucrative ways to dispose of solid waste, while also helping farmers. But a lot of sewage still ends up in landfills or being processed at big, industrial incinerators.
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GOP Rejects Tax Increases In Obama's Budget

Audie Cornish talks to GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rogers about President Obama's new budget.
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Immigration Activists Call For Faster Policy Reforms

Thousands of protesters descended on Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, demanding action by Congress on immigration.
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Bipartisan Group Of Senators Agrees To Background Check Plan

More than three months after the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn., the U.S. Senate is poised to bring a gun bill to the floor on Thursday. It's far weaker than what gun control advocates had hoped for, but nonetheless faces a Republican filibuster because gun rights groups say it goes too far.
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Postal Service Backs Off Ending Saturday Mail Delivery

The U.S. Postal Service is giving up on its plan to save money by eliminating Saturday delivery. It says Congress won't let it make the change — so it's back to losing more money than it planned.

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