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Obama Administration To Allow Drilling Off Southeastern Atlantic Coast

The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it will allow oil companies to drill off the southeastern Atlantic Coast. The move will also restrict access along parts of Alaska's coast.
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Winter Storm Brings A Mixed Bag To Northeast

The Nor'easter continued to dump snow and bring high winds to parts of New England on Tuesday, causing power outages and evacuations in some areas.
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Winter Storm Snarls Air Traffic Throughout Northeast

Thousands of flights have been cancelled as a result of Monday's blizzard in the Northeast. By Tuesday morning, as many as 15,000 flights had been delayed and airport officials say travelers won't start see schedules normalizing before Wednesday. Some travelers determined to get to their destination opted for the railways and roads instead.
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Obama Makes Guest Appearance On Modi's Radio Show

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts a radio show and this week his guest was President Barack Obama. They answered questions from a curious Indian public.
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In Phoenix, Super Bowl Madness In Full Swing

Super Bowl madness is in full swing in Phoenix, where the majority of fans have flocked for Sunday's championship. Budget hotels have suddenly turned pricey, buildings have been covered in sponsors' colors — and there's even some references to the two teams competing in the game.
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After India, Obama Takes Saudi Arabia Detour

Leaving India, President Obama detoured to Saudi Arabia — a key ally in a volatile region, which is itself a country in transition.
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Koch Brothers Rival GOP With Plans To Spend $900 Million In 2016

The billionaire industrialist Koch brothers have announced their fundraising goal for the 2016 election: nearly $900 million, which puts the assorted secret-money groups in the same league as the national Republican Party.
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Obama Administration Proposes Opening Up Atlantic To Drilling

At the same time, a new Interior Department plan designated nearly 10 million acres in Alaska as off-limits to any future oil and gas leasing. Reaction has been mixed to the draft plan.
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Number Of Exonerations Last Year Reached New High, Report Finds

The National Registry of Exonerations says 125 people were exonerated in 2014 after being falsely convicted of crimes. The number surpasses the previous record of 91 set in 2013.
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A Teacher's 'Pinch Me' Moment: Cheering The Super Bowl From The Sidelines

On Sunday, this Massachusetts teacher will be up close with her favorite team — as a cheerleader on the New England Patriots squad.

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