Morning Headlines: Thursday, January 16

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Christie cruising through bridge scandal, NBC News/Marist poll shows

Benghazi Attack Called Avoidable in Senate Report

U.S. to Expand Rules Limiting Profiling by Federal Agents

Knife-wielding gunman shot dead after killing 2 at grocery store: cops

Obama’s Path From Critic to Defender of Government Spying

Congress balks at shifting CIA’s role in drone war

Will: Common Core is a program worth opposing

Chris Christie's high-stakes weekend

Retirements hurt Dems' House prospects

This Smartphone Is 'NSA-Proof'

Company Involved In W.Va. Chemical Spill Cited For Violations At Second Site

UN's huge aid request for Syria

JC Penney to close 33 stores, cut 2000 jobs; Exton Square store to close

Google Moves into Smart Homes with $3.2 Billion Acquisition