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Mark Memmott

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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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Relic Containing Pope John Paul II's Blood Stolen

Monday, January 27, 2014

The late pope often rested in the mountains of Italy's Abruzzo region, and worshiped at a small church there. A small relic containing a piece of gauze that had been soaked in his blood is now missing.

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Egypt's El-Sissi Promoted, Military Says He Should Run For President

Monday, January 27, 2014

Shortly after Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was made a field marshal, the military said he should "answer the call of the people" and run for president. Elections are set for April.

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Rep. Radel Resigns; Pleaded Guilty To Cocaine Possession

Monday, January 27, 2014

The freshman member of Congress, a Republican from Florida, was found guilty of buying about $260 worth of cocaine from an undercover agent. He has been under pressure from others in his party to step down.

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UPDATED: Ukrainian President Offers To 'Scrap' Anti-Protest Law

Monday, January 27, 2014

The offer comes after anti-government demonstrations spread to cities where the citizens have shown support for the president. Meanwhile, the nation's justice minister has warned she may declare a "state of emergency" unless protesters leave her headquarters.

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VIDEO: Grammy Highlights, Including A Bit Of Paul And Ringo

Monday, January 27, 2014

Yes, they did come together. The two surviving Beatles performed Sunday at the Grammys. They're due to be together again for a Feb. 9 CBS-TV special celebrating the Beatles' first appearance, 50 years ago, on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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Looking To Escape The Deep Freeze? Head To Alaska

Monday, January 27, 2014

Another wave of brutally cold air is sweeping down from the Arctic across much of the nation. Meanwhile, in many places in Alaska the temperature has been popping up above freezing. That pattern's likely to continue into February.

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10 Years' Probation For NFL Player Who Caused Fatal Crash

Friday, January 24, 2014

Josh Brent was intoxicated when the car he was driving crashed and rolled over in December 2012. His passenger, teammate Jerry Brown Jr., died. The jury that convicted Brent of "intoxication manslaughter" could have sent him to jail for 20 years. Instead, he got a 180-day sentence, probation and a fine.

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How An 18-Year-Old Code Was Cracked On The Web In 13 Minutes

Friday, January 24, 2014

Dorothy Holm of Minnesota couldn't speak in the weeks before her death in 1996. She spent some of that time writing capital letters on the fronts and backs of 20 index cards. Her family couldn't figure out what she might have been trying to say. Crowdsourcing on the Web led to an answer.

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Ukraine Protests Spread, But 'Fragile Truce' Holds In Kiev

Friday, January 24, 2014

In several cities now, demonstrators are in the streets protesting corruption and demanding that President Viktor Yanukovich schedule new elections.

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President Boehner? Not If That Rules Out Wine And Cigarettes

Friday, January 24, 2014

The House speaker used a rare appearance on late-night TV to joke about why he won't be running for the White House, and to make some more serious predictions about this year's elections.

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30 Elderly Residents Still Missing After Fire In Quebec

Friday, January 24, 2014

The blaze at a complex that housed the elderly quickly engulfed much of the building. Investigators were having a hard time searching for victims because water used to fight the flames had frozen over the scene. A key question: Why was the complex only partially fitted with sprinklers?

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Mediator: Syria, Opposition Will Have Face-To-Face Meeting

Friday, January 24, 2014

The two sides are expected to be in the same room on Saturday. Only the international mediator is expected to speak.

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Mobs Blame Muslim Brotherhood After Bombs Rock Cairo

Friday, January 24, 2014

A huge explosion outside a security headquarters killed at least four people and wounded dozens. Three smaller explosions later left at least two more people dead. Cairo is on edge this weekend, which marks the third anniversary of protests that led to the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak's regime.

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Rather Than Joking About Justin Bieber, Watch This Video

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On a day when the pop star is in the news for being arrested, watch what CBS-TV's Craig Ferguson said about why some celebrities need help, not ridicule. An alcoholic himself, Ferguson made the case that "we shouldn't be attacking the vulnerable people," especially those who are very young.

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