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5-year-old boy shoots baby brother in head

The mother called 911 to say her 5-year-old boy shot his baby brother with a paintball gun. But it wasn't a paintball gun. It was a .22-caliber Magnum revolver. And the 9-month-old boy didn't survive.

State of the Union: Obama's Robin Hood turn

 President Barack Obama has less clout on Capitol Hill now than ever before. So with little to lose, he's making a feisty pitch for economic populism.

MSNBC guest won't apologize for remark about Jindal

 An MSNBC guest's assertion that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal "might be trying to scrub some of the brown off his skin" sparked criticism on Monday -- but not an apology from the guest.

Bush lining up Romney aides for possible presidential run

 As Mitt Romney explores a third White House bid, two of his former aides are being positioned by potential rival Jeb Bush to play key roles in his campaign should he decide to make a 2016 run.

6 missing after fire guts Annapolis mansion

 A technology executive and five other people are feared dead after a suspicious fire destroyed a mansion in Annapolis, Maryland.

Personal stories, fewer new policies: Obama to deliver new kind of State of the Union

 With many of his policy proposals already announced ahead of tonight's State of the Union, President Barack Obama will instead deliver a different kind of address to the nation, sources familiar with the speech said.

18-month-old boy mauled by family dogs

 An 18-month-old boy was attacked and killed by two family dogs in central Florida.

'Catastrophic' overpass collapse kills construction worker in Cincinnati

 Several hundred tons of concrete fell from an overpass and crashed onto Interstate 75 in Cincinnati, killing a construction worker.

Single bomb threat affects two Delta flights

 A Delta flight that landed in New York Monday night was searched after a bomb threat was made.

5-year-old boy finds gun, shoots baby brother in head

 The mother called 911 to say her 5-year-old boy shot his baby brother with a paintball gun. But it wasn't a paintball gun. It was a .22-caliber Magnum revolver. And the 9-month-old boy didn't survive.