Morning roundup

Top Stories: Earth-Size Planets, Partisan Brawl, Tired Pilots

Good morning.

We've already written about:

First 'Earth-Size Planets Beyond Our Solar System' Discovered.

Mood In North Korean Capital Is 'Subdued But Calm,' U.K. Diplomat Says.

Accused Of Sexually Abusing Children Decades Ago, Sportswriter Retires.

Other stories making headlines:

— "In A Year Of Partisan Brawls, Congress Goes One More Round" Over Payroll Taxes, Long-Term Jobless Benefits. (It's All Politics and Morning Edition)

— "Defense To Start In Manning Leaks Hearing." (CNN Justice)

— "8 U.S. Soldiers Charged In Death Of Comrade In Afghanistan." (The Washington Post)

— "FAA To Issue Rules Aimed At Tired Airline Pilots." (The Associated Press)

— Great Plains Interstates "Reopening After Plains Snowstorm." (



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