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Mark Memmott

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Brain Surgeon Walks 6 Miles Through Storm To Save Patient

Friday, January 31, 2014

While ice blasted Birmingham, Ala., a doctor at one hospital heard that a patient might die at another without specialized surgery. "It's not going to happen on my shift," he said.

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This Photo Of Lake Michigan Will Make You Shiver

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Even from space, the ice, snow and clouds blowing across the water are chilling. All five of the Great Lakes are icing up earlier than they have in a few decades. But experts say it's not all that unusual. It's just an old-fashioned cold winter.

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Air Force Cheating Scandal Widens; 92 Nuclear Officers Linked

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The scope of the scandal has grown sharply. Now, nearly 20 percent of the 500 officers in the nuclear weapons corps are implicated. The secretary of the Air Force says there are "systemic problems" in a command that has control over nuclear missiles.

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Oh Toronto! New Accusation For Mayor And New Charge For Bieber

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Mayor Rob Ford is accused in a lawsuit of conspiring with others to have a former family friend beaten up. Meanwhile, pop star Justin Bieber has appeared in the city to face charges related to an alleged assult on a limo driver.

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Economy Ended 2013 With Growth Still Strong, Data Suggest

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The nation's gross domestic product grew at a 3.2 percent annual rate, according to a preliminary estimate. That's solid growth and follows an even stronger third quarter. But claims for unemployment insurance rose last week.

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Racing's Michael Schumacher Being Brought Out Of Coma

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The German driver fell while skiing in France last month and struck his head. Since then, he's been in a medically induced coma and doctors have operated twice. The process of waking him may "take a long time," Schumacher's manager says. It's too soon to say much about his post-coma prospects.

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Two Days Later, Atlantans Get Back To Cars Abandoned In Storm

Thursday, January 30, 2014

More than 2,000 vehicles were left on Atlanta's highways Tuesday when ice brought traffic to a standstill. Now authorities are taking drivers to their cars. The goal is to finally clear the roads.

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Missing For 112 Years, First Porsche Is Found In Warehouse

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The P1 that Ferdinand Porsche helped develop was an electric vehicle that could chug along at 22 mph. It was discovered in an Austrian warehouse and is going on display at the Porsche museum in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Northwestern Football Players Want To Unionize: Is That OK?

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The players say they work hard and bring in millions of dollars for their school. They want the right to bargain collectively. The NCAA says that would "undermine the purpose of college: an education." Who is right?

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VIDEO: Congressman Threatens To Throw Reporter Off Balcony

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., didn't like a reporter's question. With the camera still rolling, he said he would throw the journalist "off this [expletive] balcony." Also, said Grimm, "I'll break you in half."

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'Rush Hour From Hell' Drags On In Icy Southern Cities

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

In Atlanta, Birmingham and other places, people who got on the roads Tuesday afternoon still weren't home Wednesday. At many schools, students and teachers slept overnight on wrestling mats and classroom carpets. Forecasters got it wrong — the storm hit further north than they expected.

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No, Queen Elizabeth Is Not Down To Her 'Last Million'

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

She's not going to be a pauper anytime soon. Yes, the royal household has drawn down its rainy day fund. But the queen is still worth about $500 million — not counting the billions more in assets that belong to the crown estate.

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Super Bowl Tickets Are 'Cheap,' And Weather Isn't Only Reason

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The forecast for temperatures near or below freezing on Sunday has likely kept resale prices down a bit, brokers say. But an even more important factor may be that the matchup — the Denver Broncos vs. the Seattle Seahawks — just isn't drawing interest from some fans.

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Opposition 'Gaining Ground' In Ukraine?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The prime minister is quitting. Anti-protest laws have been repealed. Moves are being made that may give protesters amnesty. But the opposition says it will remain in the streets until the government agrees to its demands, which include new elections.

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Emergencies Declared As Deep Freeze Hits Deep South

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Even in states along the Gulf Coast they're preparing for snow and sleet as brutally cold temperatures spread south. To the north, wind chills will once again make it feel like the temperature's well below zero.

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Top Stories: Pete Seeger Dies; Obama Prepares To Address Nation

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Also: The Deep South braces for a rare blast of winter weather; some Republican lawmakers shift on immigration; central banks move to boost emerging markets; and while the crisis in Ukraine continues, an anti-protest law there has been abolished.

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Obama To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal Contracts

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The president will announce in his State of the Union address that he's signing an executive order to lift the pay in new federal contracts. A top adviser tells NPR that Obama has "warmed up to" the idea of using executive orders to move his agenda ahead.

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Pete Seeger, Folk Music Icon And Activist, Dies At 94

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Seeger had been a mentor and an influence on younger musicians for decades. He will be remembered for his music and his social activism.

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Rat-A-Phooey! That Ghost Ship May Not Be Infested With Rodents

Monday, January 27, 2014

The salvage hunter who's been quoted around the world about what may be aboard the drifting wreck of a cruise ship now says he doesn't really think it's filled with rodents.

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CEO Of A Bitcoin Exchange Charged With Money Laundering

Monday, January 27, 2014

The charge: That he conspired to sell more than $1 million in bitcoins to individuals who used the virtual money to buy drugs on the Silk Road website.

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