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1:15pm

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

CIA Director David Petraeus Resigns, Citing Extramarital Affair

Originally published on Fri November 16, 2012 10:17 am

Former Central Intelligence Agency Director, David Petraeus, in Sept. 2011.
Mark Wilson Getty Images

The director of the Central Intelligence Agency David Petraeus submitted his resignation today, citing an extramarital affair.

"After being married for over 37 years, I showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair," Petraeus, 60, said in a message sent to CIA staff. "Such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and as the leader of an organization such as ours. This afternoon, the President graciously accepted my resignation."

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1:08pm

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

Lee MacPhail, Half Of Only Father-Son Duo In Baseball Hall Of Fame, Dies

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 1:37 pm

Lee MacPhail in 1985.
Marty Lederhandler AP

12:46pm

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

Los Angeles Lakers Fire Coach Mike Brown Five Games Into The Season

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 12:49 pm

Former head coach Mike Brown of the Los Angeles Lakers gives instructions during the game against the Los Angeles Clippers in November.
Stephen Dunn Getty Images

The Los Angeles Lakers have fired coach Mike Brown only five games into the season.

In a press release, the Lakers said Assistant Coach Bernie Bickerstaff will take over in the interim.

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11:15am

Fri November 9, 2012
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Obama Says He's 'Open To Compromise,' But Solutions Must Be 'Balanced'

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 12:08 pm

Vice President Biden looks on as President Obama speaks at the White House.
Mark Wilson Getty Images

The post-election negotiations over taxes, the economy and the so-called fiscal cliff moved into a new phase this afternoon when President Obama stepped up to a microphone at the White House to lay out his latest thoughts about what needs to be done.

In many ways, this words were echoes from the hard-fought campaign.

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11:11am

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

NASA Successfully Uses 'Interplanetary Internet' To Control Robot

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 5:18 pm

A diagram of a space Internet.
NASA

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