Sen. Rand Paul's son arrested at North Carolina airport, charged with underage drinking
January 7th, 2013
07:35 AM ET
2 years ago

Sen. Rand Paul's son arrested at North Carolina airport, charged with underage drinking

(CNN) – The 19-year-old son of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was charged with underage drinking and disorderly conduct after being arrested over the weekend at North Carolina's Charlotte Douglas International Airport, authorities said.

William Hilton Paul was arrested Saturday following a flight from Kentucky to North Carolina, according to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office in Charlotte.

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Obama to name John Brennan to lead CIA
January 7th, 2013
07:10 AM ET
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Obama to name John Brennan to lead CIA

(CNN) – President Obama will nominate John Brennan to be the next director of the CIA, according to a senior administration official.

The announcement is expected Monday afternoon at the same time the President nominates Chuck Hagel to be the next Secretary of Defense, the official said.

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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, January 07, 2013
January 7th, 2013
04:38 AM ET
2 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, January 07, 2013

The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click on the headlines for more.

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CNN: Hagel nomination planned for Monday
President Barack Obama plans to announce former Sen. Chuck Hagel as his nominee to become the next defense secretary on Monday, administration officials told CNN on Sunday. Two sources close to Hagel have also been told to expect the defense secretary announcement on Monday, and additional sources – a senior administration official and a source familiar with the nomination – said Obama spoke to Hagel Sunday by telephone.

CNN: Obama signs scaled-back Sandy aid bill
President Barack Obama signed into law Sunday a $9.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package following delays over fiscal cliff bickering, warnings of dwindling federal funds and swirling controversy over millions of dollars for unrelated projects.

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