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Will Mitt Romney run?

Mitt Romney will talk with Republican backers Friday. CBS Political Director John Dickerson says Romney appears to be leaning toward a third presidential run.

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35 years after boy Etan Patz vanished, murder trial to open

In considering evidence that reaches back to 1979, jurors will delve into a missing child case that helped inject a new protectiveness into American parenting.

Jordan awaits proof hostage is alive after swap deadline

Families of a Japanese journalist and a Jordanian military pilot remained in limbo after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the captors.

Super wines for the Super Bowl

Beer may be a mainstay at Super Bowl parties, but that doesn't mean you can't bust out a bottle of wine too. The best pairings for nachos, chili, wings and other football fare.

What we’re most looking forward to for the Super Bowl

There are many different things to look forward to on Super Bowl Sunday. We polled the WTOP Newsroom to find out just what they are.

Das Loot: Jude Law seeks sunken gold in ‘Black Sea’

Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews “Black Sea” and interviews director Kevin Macdonald (“The Last King of Scotland”).

Apps to save you money at the grocery store

Before you grab your bags and the cart, you’ll need your smartphone to save money with grocery apps.

Panel looks to revamp military compensation

Some of the 15 suggestions the experts revealed Thursday were obvious changes that have been needed for decades. Other recommendations are going to cause heartburn among military service members, retirees and their families, and on Capitol Hill.

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