Top Stories: Fla. Sinkhole; Obama Nominates New Heads For Agencies : The Two-Way Also: New budget battle looms as the sequester takes effect; Secretary of State Kerry arrives in Saudi Arabia for talks on Syria; Catholic cardinals meet to decide when to vote for a new pope; the Iditarod sled dog race is underway.
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Top Stories: Fla. Sinkhole; Obama Nominates New Heads For Agencies

Good morning - here are our early stories:

At Florida Sinkhole, Demolition Continues.

President Obama To Nominate New EPA, Budget And Energy Heads.

And here are more early headlines:

Sequester Takes Effect As New Budget Fight Looms In Congress. (Washington Post)

In Saudi Arabia, Secretary Of State Kerry Reiterates Support For Syrian Rebels. (AP)

Thousands Of Egyptian Protesters Clash With Police In Deadly Riot. (Bloomberg)

Death Toll Rises In Pakistan Bombing Aimed At Shiites. (BBC)

Catholic Cardinals Formally Meet To Set Date To Choose Next Pope. (CNN)

Deadly Violence, Long Lines At Kenyan Polling Stations. (Reuters)

Mars Curiosity Rover Has Computer Glitch, Put In 'Safe Mode'. (Space.com)

Mush! Iditarod Sled Dog Race Underway In Alaska. (Anchorage Daily News)