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Tucson, Ariz., Reacts To Giffords Resignation

Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is stepping down from her seat. She made the announcement Sunday, and Monday she spent time with the people who were with her last January when she was shot through the head at a community event in her home district.
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Johnson Discusses Political Landscape In Fla.

Robert Siegel talks to David Johnson, former executive director of Florida's Republican Party, about the state's political landscape — and what that means for the GOP presidential candidates.
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RIM Announces Management Shake-Up

Research In Motion, the maker of Blackberry smart phones, used to be a dominant player. Now, it's looking like an also-ran. The company announced a management shake-up Monday, but the new guy won't have much time to pull off a turnaround.
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Looking Back At The 2011 State Of The Union

Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Scott Horsley about the key points and policies President Obama highlighted a year ago in his appearance before Congress for the State of the Union.
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CIA Officer Charged With Leaking Information

A former CIA officer has been charged with leaking classified information to reporters. The Justice Department alleges that John Kiriakou, 47, leaked the name of a covert CIA operative and confirmed that another was involved in a counterterrorism operation.
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Extreme Weather Rips Through The South

Bad weather moved across the South Sunday night and into Monday morning. Tornadoes were reported in Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee. In Alabama, some of the worst damage occurred in areas that had already been hit by heavy storms before.
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In Iraqi Killings Case, Marine Takes Plea Deal

A plea deal has been reached in the court martial case of Marine Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich. He was the last person facing charges in the killings of 24 Iraqis at the village of Haditha in 2005. Monday, he admitted to one charge of dereliction of duty. The case became a touchstone for criticism of the Iraq war. Originally, several Marines were charged with murder in the case. But the Marines who killed the Iraqi civilians that day claimed that their actions were tragic — but legal under the official rules of engagement in a complex war fought in and among the people. Melissa Block talks to NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman for the latest.

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