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Southern California's Water Supply Threatened By Next Major Quake

As if the drought weren't bad enough, four of the area's aqueducts sit on the San Andreas Fault. Engineers are working to protect the water system against the next major earthquake.
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Operator Of Drone That Crashed At White House Works At Intelligence Agency

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency said one of its employees was operating the quad copter that crashed Monday on the grounds of the executive mansion. The worker was off duty at the time.
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To Protect His Son, A Father Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children

A 6-year-old can't be vaccinated against measles because he is recovering from leukemia. He faces a higher risk because parents at his California school have chosen not to vaccinate their kids.
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Alabama Chief Justice: Federal Courts Don't Hold Sway On Marriage

Chief Justice Roy Moore says a ruling by a U.S. district judge "raised serious, legitimate concerns about the propriety of federal court jurisdiction over the Alabama Sanctity of Marriage Amendment."
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Football As A Tool In The Hands Of A Master Craftsman

Our 50 Great Teachers series profiles a football coach who's made academics ... and a sense of family ... part of his winning strategy.
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Orange County Fights To Contain Measles Outbreak

Melissa Block talks with Dr. Eric G. Handler, health officer for Orange County, Calif. The biggest number of measles cases have been reported in his county, a dozen of which are linked to Disneyland.
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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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