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Top Stories: Obama's Address; Yemen Rebels Hold Capital

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Obama Makes Case For Middle Class Economics.

-- Shiite Houthi Rebels Tighten Grip On Yemen's Capital.

And here are more early headlines:

Benzene Detected In Drinking Water Near Montana Oil Pipe Spill. (AP)

Interstate Reopens In Cincinnati After Fatal Overpass Collapse. (WLWT-TV)

Boko Haram Leader Claims Responsibility For Attacks, Says Inspired By God. (Guardian)

U.S., Cuba To Open Highest-Level Talks In Decades. (Reuters)

2 Arrested With Suspected Smoke Bomb In U.S.-Canada Tunnel. (Detroit Free Press)

Paris Mayor To Sue Fox News Over Incorrect Muslim "No-Go Zones." (Time)

Obama To Answer Questions From YouTube Creators. (International Business Times)

White House Hinted Obama Would Wear Tan Suit In Speech (He Didn't). (Politico)

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Korva Coleman is a newscaster for NPR.

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