The U.S. Capitol at sunrise on Monday, before President Obama's second inauguration. While the president raised big issues in his inaugural address — climate change, gay rights, immigration, the shooting of schoolchildren — none of them appear to top the agenda of Congress, which returned to work Tuesday. Drew Angerer /EPA /Landov hide caption

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President's New Term Doesn't Mean New Day In Congress

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A wave of racist tweets prompted a Jewish student organization to file a lawsuit asking the American company Twitter to reveal the identities of users sending anti-Semitic tweets. Twitter says data on users is collected and stocked in California, where French law cannot be applied. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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French Twitter Lawsuit Pits Free Speech Against Hate Speech

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Robert Redford's annual Sundance Film Festival draws thousands of filmgoers and millions of dollars to snowy Park City, Utah. But a state subsidy contributing to the event is drawing controversy from some conservatives, who say films screened at the festival don't reflect the values of the state. Jemal Countess/Getty Images hide caption

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Sundance Subsidy Stirs Conservative Pushback

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A scene from director Ryan Coogler's Fruitvale, an entry in this year's U.S. Dramatic Competition at the Sundance Film Festival. It dramatizes the 2009 shooting of an unarmed man by a Bay Area transit police officer. Rachel Morrison/Sundance Film Festival hide caption

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Disney, Debauchery Are Big Hits At Sundance

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This image from video provided by the SITE Intel Group made available Jan. 17 purports to show militant militia leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar. He claimed responsibility in a video posted Monday for last week's deadly attack on a BP gas facility in Algeria. SITE Intel Group/AP hide caption

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Algerian Gas Plant Seizure May Mark New Stage In Al-Qaida Evolution

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This undated image shows the Amenas natural gas field in Algeria, where Islamist militants raided and took hostages last week. Dozens of hostages and their captors were killed when Algerian forces subsequently raided the facility. BP/AP hide caption

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Algeria Attack Raises Security Alarms For Energy Firms

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Jose James: A Broad-Minded Singer Lets The Beat Build

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"We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations," President Obama said Monday during his second inaugural address. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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In Second Inaugural, Obama Makes Climate A Priority

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Abortion opponents march to a rally at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka, Kan., on the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Kansas is among several states that have enacted new restrictions on abortion in recent years. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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States Become Battlegrounds For Nation's Deep Abortion Divide

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Bloomberg Puts Millions Behind Gun Control Push

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Patient William Wishart, age 4 months, looks on as Dr. Melanie Walker uses a portable computer to enter information from his exam into an electronic medical records system, in North Raleigh, N.C., in November. Chris Seward/MCT /Landov hide caption

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Growing Pains As Doctors' Offices Adopt Electronic Records

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A Historic Arrival: New York's Grand Central Turns 100

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