Top Story: Calif. Manhunt May Be Over; Rubio's Beverage Upstages Him : The Two-Way Also: Obama travels to North Carolina to highlight State of the Union remarks; Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew testifies before a Senate panel; the death toll in the Syrian civil war passes 70,000; and it's Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Christian Lenten season leading to Easter.
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Top Story: Calif. Manhunt May Be Over; Rubio's Beverage Upstages Him

Good morning, here are our top stories:

Single Gunshot Reportedly Ends Dramatic California Manhunt.

Rubio's Big Drink Gets Big Buzz.

And here are more early headlines:

Obama Travels To N.C. To Promote State Of The Union Themes. (CNN)

Treasury Secretary Nominee Lew To Appear Before Senate Panel. (Politico)

Presidential Order Boosts Cybersecurity Information Sharing. (USA Today)

Report: NATO Airstrike Kills Several Afghan Civilians, Insurgents. (AP)

Egypt Floods Gaza Tunnels, Blocking Palestinian Smuggling Routes. (Reuters)

Bahrain Air Goes Bankrupt After Country's Political Unrest; Will Liquidate Assets. (Bloomberg)

U.N. Says Syrian Civil War Death Toll War Increases To 70,000. (VOA)

Ash Wednesday Ushers In Lent, The Christian Season Of Prayer And Fasting. (AllAfrica.com)