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  1. Charles Rangel, Longtime Harlem Congressman, To Seek Re-Election

    Amid widespread speculation that he would retire, the third-longest-serving member of Congress said he will seek a 23rd term next year.
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  2. Long lines mark Colorado's first recreational marijuana sales

    After more than a year of debating laws and regulations, the country’s first marijuana stores opened on New Year’s Day but demand was heavier than anticipated.
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  3. Report Details NSA's Alleged High-Tech Tricks For Snaring Data

    The NSA's Tailored Access Operations division uses everything from modified USB plugs to fake cell towers to access targets' data, according to German magazine Der Spiegel. The agency's elite TAO unit focuses on producing high-quality and hard-to-gain intelligence, Der Spiegel reports.
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  4. Colfax Speed Queen at OpenAir

    Denver band Colfax Speed Queen crafted some seriously ripping garage rock tracks on debut album Satisfaction Intended, so we couldn't wait to get them in our CPR Performance Studio last year.
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  5. Michigan Man Will Stand Trial For Porch Shooting

    The case has put race relations in the spotlight once again. Theodore Wafer of suburban Dearborn Heights has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Renisha McBride. The African-American teen knocked on Wafer's door late one night. He says the shooting was an accident.
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  6. Hunting for meat tops hunting for sport in new survey

    The shift away from sport hunting marks the first time in seven years that hunters say food is the primary reason they hunt.
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  7. VIDEO: Stranded Passengers Flown To Safety In Antarctic

    The 52 scientists and paying passengers aboard the MV Akademik Shokalskiy had been stranded by ice since Christmas Eve. They've been flown by helicopter to an Australian ship in open waters. The 22 crew members of the Akademik Shokalskiy are staying behind. It's hoped the ship will soon break free.
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  8. Meditation Can Help Manage Anxiety, Depression And Pain

    Hospitals now offer meditation classes, but doctors have questioned whether this ancient discipline has any medical benefits. It can help with symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression, an analysis says. But there's no evidence it helps with sleep or weight issues.
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  9. Figure Skater With 'Happy Feet' Hopes To Clinch Spot In Sochi

    With only two slots on the U.S. men's Olympic figure skating team, the competition is tough. But three-time U.S. champion Jeremy Abbott — who has yet to deliver on the world stage — wants 2014 to be the year he takes a medal.
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  10. Stories Merge As 'Duck Dynasty' Fans Plan 'Chick-Phil-A' Day

    Last year, conservatives rallied around Chick-fil-A's president. Now, some are doing the same for Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, who was briefly suspended from his show for things he said about homosexuals. And they're planning a similar show of support.
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