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News From Around the Web: Jan. 24 Edition

January 24th, 2013

In today’s top news, a majority of Americans agree with President Obama’s gun control proposal, NAACP president Ben Jealous urges Obama to nominate a Black female to the U.S. Supreme Court and the House passed a bill to stall the nation’s debt crisis for at least four months.

A poll shows the majority of Americans agree with President Obama’s gun control proposal. [ABCNews]

NAACP President Ben Jealous urges Obama to nominate a Black female to the U.S. Supreme Court. [Politico]

The House passed a bill to stall the nation’s debt crisis for at least four months. [BET]

Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is opening front-line combat positions to women. [BET]

A Philadelphia woman is charged with hate crimes for treating disabled adults like “zoo animals” in a scheme to steal social security benefits. [AP]

The U.S. Postal Service will issue a commemorative stamp in honor of Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday. [Grio]

A poll shows New Jersey voters prefer Cory Booker as their Senate rep. [BET]

Anita Hill’s documentary debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. [Morning Sun]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reelected after a tight race. [AJE]

Westerners are urged to evacuate Benghazi, Libya, over threats. [BET]

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