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Democracy Now! – January 4, 2013

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Newly Sworn-In 113th Congress Is the Most Diverse in History, But Not the Most Progressive; Is Fracking Safe? Debate on Controversial Natural Gas Drilling Technique As NY Moratorium May Expire.

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January 4, 2013

    U.S. Convenes Most Diverse Congress in History
    House Re-elects Boehner as Speaker Despite Recent Criticism
    Gun Control Bill Introduced on 1st Day of Congress
    Yemen: Drone Strike Kills 3 Suspected Militants in Area Devastated by Prior Strike
    Suicide Bomber Kills 27 Shiites in Iraq
    Venezuela’s Chávez Suffering “Severe Lung Infection”
    Pakistani Girl Shot by Taliban Is Released from UK Hospital
    Google Dodges Antitrust Charges After Federal Probe
    International Child Porn Investigation Rescues Scores of Young Victims
    New U.S. Immigration Rules to Ease Separation of Families
    Study Raises Concerns About Methane Release from Natural Gas Fracking Sites