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Obama Names New Chief Of Staff, New Counterterrorism Adviser

Top aide Denis McDonough is moving into the chief of staff's office. Justice Department official Lisa Monaco is taking on the counterterrorism post.
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Really Cool Video: 'Shroud Of Cold Air Descends On The U.S.'

You may find it mesmerizing as cold air covers much of the nation in a new video visualization from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Super Bowl Forces Nancy Pelosi To Pick A Team

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had to make one of the toughest decisions of her political career: Who to root for in the Super Bowl — the Baltimore Ravens or the San Francisco 49ers. Pelosi was born in Baltimore. Her late father was the mayor. But she represents San Franciscans in Congress.
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'March For Life' Rally Expected To Draw Huge Crowd In Washington

The annual march and rally gathers anti-abortion activists on the anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. It's now been 40 years since that decision was handed down.
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Dodgers Channel Close To Being A Reality

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Time-Warner Cable are expected to announce a deal that would give the team its own channel. The cable giant would handle distribution and operations. The Dodgers channel would pay the team roughly $7 billion over at least 20 years.
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Foreign Investors Trade Dollars For U.S. Residency

Obtaining a U.S. visa can be pretty straightforward if you have $500,000. The EB-5 program grants foreigners permanent residency if they invest $500,000 in an American business and create at least 10 jobs. Despite its success, critics say the program pushes the rich to the front of the immigration line.
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After Years Of Estrangement, Eight Siblings Become A Family

Bryan Wilmoth grew up in a strict, religious household where all of his siblings either ran away or were kicked out. He was the first to go, after his father discovered he was gay. Years later, Wilmoth tried piecing the family back together and assuming the big brother role once again.

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