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Keystone XL Pipeline Would Transport 'Dirty Energy'

Despite veto threats, the House sent the Keystone XL pipeline bill to President Obama. David Greene talks to Susan Casey-Lefkowitz of the Natural Resources Defense Council about environmental issues.
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Record Snow Cripples Boston's Subway System

The lives of Boston commuters have been upended by a string of major snowstorms. One reason for their troubles is a subway system that largely runs on outdated electrical systems.
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Veteran CBS Correspondent Bob Simon Dies At 73.

Longtime CBS News 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon was killed in a car crash Wednesday night in New York city. Simon was 73.
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Hundreds Remember N.C. Students Murdered In Possible Hate Crime

The murder of three Muslims in Chapel Hill has sparked outrage and mourning in the local community. Family members of the deceased have asked the police to investigate the murders as a hate crime.
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Smoking's Death Toll May Be Higher Than Anyone Knew

Tobacco's link to lung cancer, stroke and heart attack is well-known. But smokers are also more likely to die from kidney failure, infections and breast cancer, a revised tally suggests.
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Wisconsin Sculptor Rebuilds After 60-Foot Ice Sculpture Collapses

On the shores of Lake Superior, a man built an unusual ice sculpture using a unique robotic sprayer system. But after warm weather caused its collapse, the sculptor is determined to rebuild.
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DNA Evidence Frees Illinois Man Convicted Of Rape, Murder In 1984

A judge agreed to vacate Christopher Abernathy's 1987 conviction in the killing of a 15-year-old girl after a request from the prosecutor. Abernathy, now 48, spent nearly 30 years in prison.
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Basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian Remembered As Successful, Controversial

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died. He was 84. Tarkanian was known as an innovator who challenged convention — both on an off the court.
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House Sends Keystone XL Pipeline Measure To Obama Despite Veto Threat

Republicans do not appear to have enough votes to override a presidential veto. It's unlikely to be the last standoff between the GOP and the president on energy issues.
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NYPD Officer Indicted By Grand Jury For Unarmed Man's Death

Officer Peter Liang faces multiple counts, including manslaughter, for shooting Akai Gurley, an unarmed 28-year-old black man, during a routine patrol in November.

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