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Great Lakes' Ice Cover Nears 1979 Record

Ice coverage on the Great Lakes is nearing a record set 35 years ago. Linda Wertheimer talks to scientist George Leshkevich about the effects of all that ice. The shipping industry is paralyzed.
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Gillibrand, McCaskill Square Off Over Military Assault Prosecutions

The Senate has rejected a measure that would have allowed military prosecutors — rather than commanders — decide which sexual assault cases to pursue. The 2 female senators were on opposite sides.
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Weather Expected To Effect February Jobs Report

Did the harsh winter hold down job creation last month? Or did employers brush away the snow and prepare for spring with a new round of hiring? The unemployment report is out on Friday.
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Sen. Rand Paul To Address Annual CPAC Meeting

Everyone at the Conservative Political Action Conference assumes Rand Paul is running for president in 2016. He's a top contender, but is the Republican Party ready for his libertarian views?
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Friendly Reminder: Clocks Spring Ahead On Sunday

Daylight Saving Time returns on Sunday morning. It's time to consider what you'll do with your extra hour of daylight.
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A Homeless Teen Finds Solace In A Teacher And A Recording

Aaron didn't think he would ever tell a teacher he was living on the street. But sharing a recording of his personal story, he says, was a relief.
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States Fight California's Cage-Free Egg Law. But It's Really About Bacon

Missouri farmers will file a lawsuit against California over its law barring the sale of eggs from producers whose chickens are raised in small cages. The plaintiffs say the law is unconstitutional.
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From War In The Desert To 'Murder Ball On Ice'

This year, the men's U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey team is packed with Afghanistan and Iraq veterans, and they've found an outlet in hitting, slamming and speeding across the ice as fast as they can.
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3 Lessons From Obama's Failed Justice Department Nomination

Why was it such a disaster? Seven Democrats defected from their party to vote against President Obama's nominee.
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Top Conservative Event Opens With Big Names, Red Meat And Fun

Opening day at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference attracted some of the biggest names in GOP politics. It also featured some young conservatives bent on having some fun with politics.

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