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Hot Dog: Affenpinscher Banana Joe Wins Best In Show

Five-year-old Banana Joe beat out Swagger, the old English sheepdog, and five others. More than 2,700 dogs too part in the competition.

Rubio, A New Face, Delivers A Familiar Message In Response To Obama

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, in the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address, strove mightily to transform the perception, cemented during last year's presidential race, that his party's embrace excludes those who aren't rich and white.

Fugitive Ex-LAPD Officer Apparently Barracaded In Cabin

Kirk Siegler talks to Melissa Block for an update on the search for former Los Angeles Police Department officer Christopher Dorner. A man that authorities identified as Dorner was holed up in a cabin near Big Bear Lake, Calif., on Tuesday evening. Hundreds of officers surrounded the home. Dorner is wanted for questioning in three murders and one attempted murder.

1963 Emancipation Proclamation Party Lacked A Key Guest

The Kennedy administration commemorated the Emancipation Proclamation with a reception for a virtual who's who of black Americans. However, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stayed away.

Congressman Returning After 33 Years Says Congress Works And Cooperates Less Now

U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan of Minnesota returned to Congress after more than 30 years away. He talks to Robert Siegel about what's changed.