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Theater Cancels New York Premiere of 'The Interview'

Sony is withdrawing James Franco and Seth Rogen from upcoming promotional appearances for The Interview and will let theaters cancel showings of the film, following threats of attacks.
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In California, Fire Plus Drought Plus Rain Add Up To Mud

Heavy rains are hitting drought-stricken California. But instead of sinking into the earth, the water is rushing away in areas burned by wildfire, raising the danger of mudslides.
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Senate Democrats Use Waning Majority To Push Through Judges

The longer-than-expected Senate session is allowing Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid to confirm even more of President Obama's nominations to the federal bench.
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Jeb Bush Inches Closer To 2016 Run

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush moved toward a run for the White House on Tuesday with his announcement that he's "actively exploring" the idea and creating a leadership PAC.
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National Park Would Memoralize Manhattan Project

From 1942 to 1945, the U.S. government's Manhattan Project produced the world's first atomic bombs. A new national park, preserving the project's buildings and artifacts, is now in the works. Melissa Block speaks with Cynthia Kelly of the Atomic Heritage Foundation who has pushed for the preservation plan for 15 years.
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After 17 Years Behind Bars, Coming Home To A Different Life

Stephanie George got a life sentence for drug crimes at age 26, a punishment that troubled the judge who sent her away. Now, after 17 years and a White House commutation, George tries to rebuild.
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When You Burn Off That Fat, Where Does It Go?

Lipid metabolism may not sound sexy, but it's how you fit into that smaller pair of jeans. And when the fat says farewell, it has to go somewhere. Only some of it winds up in New Jersey.
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Brothers On C-SPAN Divided By Politics, United In Mortification By Mom's Call

Brad Woodhouse is a Democrat. His brother, Dallas Woodhouse, is Republican. They were arguing on C-SPAN when their mother called in. Watch their exchange.
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Suspect In Shooting Spree Near Philadelphia Has Been Found Dead

Police have found the body of Bradley Stone, who they say went on a shooting rampage that killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives in Montgomery County, Pa., Monday.
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'Torture Report': A Closer Look At When And What President Bush Knew

A Senate investigation says President George W. Bush was not briefed on the specifics of how the CIA interrogated terrorism suspects until four years into the program. Bush denies that.

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