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4:16 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Brennan Objects To Use Of Waterboarding In CIA Confirmation Hearing

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 4:28 pm

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4:08 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Oakland Officials Confounded By Surge In Violent Crime

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 4:28 pm

Oakland, Calif., is among the U.S. cities that's seen an increase in violence over the last year. The uptick in crime comes as the police department is also under pressure from a federal court to reform its ways.

Business
4:08 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Government Investigators Question Safety Of Boeing 787's Battery

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 4:28 pm

The National Transportation Safety Board says the battery fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner was caused by multiple short circuits in a single cell, but it still doesn't know what caused the problem. The NTSB also says the process the FAA used to approve the plane needs to be reviewed.

Movies
4:08 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Conn. Congressman Petitions Spielberg To Change State's Voting Record In 'Lincoln'

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 4:28 pm

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln didn't sit quite right with Connecticut Congressman Joe Courtney, namely the part of the film that depicts two of his predecessors from Connecticut voting against the constitutional amendment to end slavery. Courtney left the theater, checked the facts and discovered that the movie was in fact wrong: All four Connecticut representatives at the time voted for the amendment. Courtney tells Audie Cornish that he is now asking Spielberg to correct the error before the film goes to DVD.

Politics
4:08 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Obama Tries To Rally House Democrats At Annual Retreat

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 4:28 pm

President Obama addressed the House Democrats' retreat in Leesburg, Va., on Thursday to rally his troops ahead of a number of contentious issues. Audie Cornish talks to Tamara Keith.

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