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  1. Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell, Wife Charged With Corruption

    At issue are gifts Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, received from a political donor. The 14-count indictment includes conspiracy, wire fraud and other charges.
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  2. VIDEO: Obama And O'Reilly Hit Harder Than Denver And Seattle

    The Super Bowl was a super bore if you prefer close contests. Seattle trounced Denver, 43-8. The president's pregame interview with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly was a much more contentious affair.
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  3. How To Watch All Of The Games: Step 1, Prove Yourself Worthy

    Like to get your Olympics fix the old-fashioned way in prime time? NBC-TV has that covered. The network is also putting more than 1,000 hours of its coverage online, live. The catch: You need to show you're a cable TV or satellite TV subscriber. So have your credentials at hand before logging on.
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  4. 'Almost Otherwordly': The Sea Caves Of Lake Superior, On Ice

    Thousands of people have walked out to the caves in recent weeks to inspect beautiful ice formations. It's the first time Lake Superior's ice has been thick enough to walk on in the area since 2009.
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  5. Weekly Jobless Claims Dip; Will Unemployment Rate Do The Same?

    Fewer Americans applied for unemployment insurance last week. But Friday's much-anticipated report on payroll growth and unemployment in January may not offer particularly good news, economists say.
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  6. From The Trenches To The Web: British WWI Diaries Digitized

    The British National Archives is posting 1.5 million pages of World War I diaries online. The personal accounts provide new insight into the lives of the troops who fought the war that began 100 years ago. "Everywhere the same hard, grim, pitiless sight of battle and war," reads one entry.
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  7. Detention Of Al-Jazeera Journalists Strains Free Speech In Egypt

    Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fadel Fahmy has been accused of running a terrorist cell with the help of four foreigners; allegations the news agency calls "baseless and false." The case has shown just how far Egypt has backslid on the goals of an uprising that began three years ago this week.
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  8. Can Mom's Pregnancy Diet Rewire Baby's Brain For Obesity?

    Expectant moms are eating for two, but that isn't a license to indulge. A convincing body of research suggests that what happens in utero can set the stage for obesity. And a new study in mice suggests one way that poor maternal diet might play role: by rewiring a part of the brain that regulates appetite.
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  9. A different kind of Catholicism grows In Latino communities

    The "Charismatic" movement involves worshipping with exuberance, miraculous healings, prophesying and establishing a personal connection with God — and the number of converts is growing. According to a recent survey by NPR, about one-third of Latino Catholics in the U.S. identify as "Charismatic."
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  10. Wow: Dogecoin, Other Donors Send Jamaican Bobsled Team To Sochi

    After word went out that Jamaica's two-man bobsled team had qualified to compete in Sochi next month — but didn't have money to go to Russia — Internet donors stepped in. Thousands of people contributed to online campaigns, including one in Dogecoin, the peculiar digital currency.
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