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Dress First Lady Wore To State Of The Union Sells Out Online

Michelle Obama was trending on Twitter. The orange/yellowish dress by designer Narciso Rodriguez was bought on sale for $628. Neiman Marcus was selling it — the dress is already sold out.
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You're Never Too Wealthy To Want A Little More

Alex Ovechkin is deep into a pro hockey contract that pays $124 million. That means he has a little extra cash for Powerball tickets. The $1.5 billion jackpot would be more than 10 times his contract.
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Obama Closes His Run Of Speeches To Congress With Appeal For Broad Reform

"It's one of the few regrets of my presidency," Obama said in a moment of self-critique, "that the rancor and suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better."
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St. Louis Rams To Pack Up And Move To Los Angeles

For the first time in more than two decades, pro football will be played in Los Angeles. The NFL announced the St. Louis Rams are moving for next season, and perhaps the Chargers and Raiders will too.
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Solar Firms Stop Selling Panels In Nevada To Protest State Rule Change

The latest battle over state subsidies for the solar industry is in Nevada. Regulators ruled against solar companies and they are closing operations in the state and laying off hundreds of employees.
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Volkswagen CEO: 'We Didn't Lie' About Emissions

Volkswagen CEO Mattias Mueller, who was in Detroit earlier this week for the auto show, told NPR that the emissions cheating scandal was a technical problem and not an ethical one.
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Obama's Speech Offers Optimistic Alternative To GOP Candidates' View

It was more vision statement than policy wish list, and it offered an optimistic choice to the negative view of the country expressed by the Republican presidential candidates.
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In Iowa, Trump Spins Current Events To His Point Of View

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump made a big point about the disrespect Iran has toward the U.S. citing the 10 U.S. sailors who were detained when their patrol boats drifted into Iranian waters.
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What National Security Issues Did Obama Not Bring Up In The State Of The Union?

Critics wanted President Obama to detail the next phase of his strategy against ISIS in his State of the Union address. What he didn't say about Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria was just as significant.
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In Speech On Capitol Hill, Obama Requests Few Specifics Of Lawmakers

The State of the Union is usually a laundry list of things the president hopes Congress will get done in the year. But Republicans noticed there were few specific requests of lawmakers.

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