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Brian Williams apologizes for Iraq story after soldiers protest

Brian Williams apologized for "making a mistake" when he said he was on a helicopter forced down by rocket fire.

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Senate Republican offers compromise to let ‘Dreamers’ stay

The fight raging in Congress over immigration policy has delayed passage of a Department of Homeland Security funding bill.

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Dramatic video shows plane cartwheeling into river

WATCH: Miraculously, 15 people survived after the plane clipped an overpass and crashed upside down in shallow water.

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House votes to repeal Obamacare

Defying a White House veto threat, lawmakers voted to eliminate the Affordable Care Act.

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Security showdown looms as Dems back Obama on immigration

Congress faces a Feb. 27 deadline to renew funding for the Department of Homeland Security.

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6 dead, dozen injured as NYC commuter train hits car

A crowded commuter train struck a car stalled on the tracks during rush hour, in what officials said was the railroad's deadliest accident.

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Leaders back inoculations as safety debate rages

A measles outbreak has rekindled discussion on the right of parents to forgo vaccines.

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Islamic State shows burning of hostage, Jordan vows revenge

ISIS militants released a video of a captured Jordanian pilot being burnt alive.

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Study: College completion gap between rich, poor widens

The gap in bachelor-degree attainment between the nation's richest and poorest students has doubled during the last four decades.

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Texas marks Chris Kyle Day in honor of sniper

Texas declared Feb. 2 "Chris Kyle Day," honoring the late Navy Seal portrayed in "American Sniper."

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Behind budget proposals, a gloomy view of the future

The White House forecasts less growth, weaker inflation, and lower interest rates than expected only a year ago.

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Budget proposal seeks $14B to boost cybersecurity

The budget calls for more funding to beef up the government's ability to respond to attacks.

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Storm-hit Boston plans Super Bowl parade amid piles of snow

New England will celebrate its Super Bowl victory with a parade amid sub-freezing temperatures and piles of snow.

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Automakers recall more than 2M vehicles for faulty air bags

Toyota, Chrysler, Honda, Acura, and Jeep have all issued recalls.

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Punxsutawney Phil predicts more winter

The world's most famous groundhog says winter's not over yet.

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Northeast braces for second snowstorm in a week

Schools are closed from the Midwest to New England as millions brace for another wintry blast.

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Proposed $3.9 trillion budget draws scorn from Republicans

The plan sets up battles over tax reform, infrastructure, and the quest to prove which party best represents the middle class.

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Patriots euphoric after Super Bowl despite DeflateGate

New England captured their first NFL title in 10 years.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Romney will not run for president in 2016

The Republican told his supporters he will not seek a presidential nomination for a third time.

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Snow Emergency Declared in Springfield; Salt Supplies Plentiful

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The City of Springfield has declared another snow emergency -- it's in effect from 7:00 Saturday night through 7:00 Monday night.

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Quinn’s Back, Suggests Voters Have “Buyer’s Remorse” with Rauner

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Former Gov. Pat Quinn thinks Illinois may be feeling buyer’s remorse after hearing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget plan.

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Schock Repays $40k for Office Renovations

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Congressman Aaron Schock has personally reimbursed the government $40,000 for renovations.

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Dead Body Found in Rural Buffalo Identified

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The Sangamon County Sheriff's Department says a dead body was found early Friday morning.

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Judge Won’t Delay Former State Representative’s Sentencing

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A federal judge in Chicago is refusing to delay sentencing for former state Rep. Keith Farnham on a child pornography conviction.