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Our President will make his first appearance as Commander-in-Chief when he speaks at Camp Lejeune, N.C. to make troop announcements.
He will say that troops are coming home from Iraq by August 2010, though up to 35,000-50,000 will stay behind to advise Iraqi forces.
President Obama has been promising to turn the military’s attention from Iraq to Afghanistan since his campaigning days, "to finish the fight and snuff out al Qaeda and Bin Laden, those who killed 3,000 Americans on 9/11.”
We will feature the winners and losers of the President's budget which totals 3.6 trillion dollars, with billions being thrown at top issues. We've had more time to digest this huge document.
Citigroup and the Federal Govt have reached an agreement for Uncle Sam to take 36% ownership of this bank. What are the implications?
Randi Kaye reports: It’s cheaper to Keep ‘her (or him, but I needed a title that rhymed, ahem). Given the recession, some couples can’t afford to live apart, and the divorce rate is down. But to boot, private investigators say the economy is killing the hanky panky business.
Fewer people are willing to pony up the cash to trail their cheating spouses. That's one good thing about a depressed economy-infidelity is less prevalent. See, there is always a silver lining.
11-yr-old Jordan Brown is accused of killing his father's pregnant fiance with a hunting rifle. Does that meas he belongs in an adult prison with rapists, murderers and hardened criminals? Gary Tuchman has this story tonight.
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