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The Briefing 02-18-13

Story 1 – Unpredictable and Unstoppable: Massive Meteor Hits Russia

Falling Meteor Explodes Over Russia, Wall Street Journal (James Marson and Gautam Naik)

Phew! Asteroid Slips Just Past Earth, Wall Street Journal (Robert Lee Hotz)

Russian meteorite leaves 1,000 injured, Financial Times (Courtney Weaver)

Story 2 – Radical Expansion of Late-Term Abortion Proposed in New York

Cuomo Bucks Tide With Bill to Ease Limits on Abortion, New York Times (Thomas Kaplan)

Story 3 – Sports Heroes Are Sinners Too

Pistorius Has Inspired and Divided, New York Times (Jere Longman)