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Congressional Hearings Focus On Benghazi Attack

Both House and Senate committees held hearings on Thursday to learn details of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11. Meanwhile, former CIA Director David Petraeus is scheduled to testify behind closed doors before House and Senate intelligence committees on Friday.
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In Sandy's Wake, A Reshaped Coastline

Superstorm Sandy caused billions of dollars of damage, washing away houses, boardwalks and boats. But it also washed away dunes that protect coastal communities, literally redrawing the map.
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BP Agrees To Pay $4.5 Billion For Gulf Oil Spill

Oil giant BP will plead guilty to criminal misconduct related to the 2010 Gulf Oil spill. The settlement deal will also include the largest-ever penalty in a criminal case, $4.5 billion.
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Mets Knuckleballer Wins Cy Young Award

Melissa Block speaks with Mets knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey, the 2012 Cy Young award winner.
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Raising Revenues Or Taxes — What's The Difference?

Audie Cornish talks to Adam Davidson about the difference between raising revenues and raising taxes.
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Fault Lines Form In GOP After Romney Comments

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney's comment that he lost the election because of "gifts" President Obama gave to the poor, young people and minorities are being rejected by some Republicans.
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Some Sandy Victims Tied Up With Bureaucracy

President Obama spoke Friday afternoon at a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) command center at Miller Field in Staten Island. The agency has set up centers in areas hit by Hurricane Sandy to help people who need help rebuilding their homes and businesses. We visited with people at Miller Field trying to navigate the ins and outs of FEMA and private insurance — with varying degrees of success.

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