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People come out from a bulding with their hands up after a shooting happened at the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Officials: 12 People Killed In Washington Navy Yard Shooting

At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard Monday morning and officials said at least 12 people were killed and several more wounded, including a law enforcement officer.

09/16/2013

Brittney Cofresi (CBS)

During 9/11 Names Ceremony, Teen Tells Obama Not To Bring Us To Another War

The reading of the names ceremony took a slight political turn Wednesday morning when a teenager who was reading the names of victims, mentioned her fallen uncle.

09/11/2013

Diana Nyad speaks to reporters before her latest attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida. (credit: Getty Images)

Diana Nyad’s Historic Swim Inspires Baby Boomers

She swam nonstop for 53 grueling hours, but told her support team that at one point, swimming through the night almost broke her. Almost.

09/03/2013

President Obama delivers speech on 50th Anniversary of March on Washington (CBS)

President Obama: King’s Dream Partly Met, Still Unfulfilled

President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King’s 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned. But he also pointed to the nation’s lingering economic disparities as evidence that King’s hopes remain unfulfilled.

08/28/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)/President Barack Obama (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Cites Cory Booker’s ‘Passion’ In Endorsement For U.S. Senate

Booker, a Democrat, won last week’s primary and will face Republican Steve Lonegan in the special general election October.

08/21/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Return 5 Percent Of Salary To Treasury

A White House official said Obama decided to return part of his salary each month for the rest of the year to share in the sacrifice that government employees are making.

04/03/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

President Obama Continues Tourney Tradition, Reveals His NCAA Bracket

In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.

03/20/2013

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Making Sense Of Obama’s Housing Market

Is the Obama administration failing the housing market? Maybe.

03/06/2013

Gina McCarthy smiles during her nomination by President Barack Obama to run the Environmental Protection Agency on March 4, 2013 in the East Room of the White House. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Nominates Former Conn. Official To Lead EPA

In 2004, the federal government lured Gina McCarthy away from state government. She was tapped to manage air regulation efforts.

03/04/2013

Andrew Cuomo (credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo: Sequester Already Creating ‘Anxiety’ For New Yorkers

However, Cuomo noted the cuts likely won’t have an overall big impact on the way the state government operates.

03/03/2013

Capitol Hill

Blame Game Continues As Sequester Takes Hold

The automatic across-the-board spending cuts took effect Friday after neither side could reach a deal to avoid the sequester and President Obama signed the order.

03/03/2013

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (FILE PHOTO: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Sen. Frank Lautenberg Says He Won’t Seek Re-election In 2014

Despite the announcement, Lautenberg vowed to “keep fighting hard as ever” for his constituents.

02/14/2013

P-TECH In Brooklyn (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Principal At Innovative Brooklyn High School Shocked By Mention During State Of Union Address

Pathways in Technology Early College High School, or P-TECH, first opened in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in Sept. 2011 with 104 first-year students.

02/13/2013

Cars buried in the snow in Stamford (credit: CBS 2)

President Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For Conn.; Region Continues Digging Out

Roads across the Northeast were impassable and cars were entombed by snow drifts on Saturday. Some people found the snow packed so high against their homes they couldn’t get their doors open.

02/10/2013

Fireworks explode at the stroke of midnight in Times Square on January 1, 2013 in New York City. Approximately one million people are expected to ring in the new year in Times Square. (Credit: Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Audiofile: January – The Month In Sound

This was also the month that Lance Armstrong finally came clean about his years of doping to become a cycling champion. Also in sports and due, at least in part, to the cloud cast by performance-enhancing drugs, no one was elected to the Baseball Hall Of Fame.

01/31/2013

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