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16 sick in 5 states; linked to ground beef recall

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal health officials say at least 16 people in five states have been sickened by salmonella food poisoning linked to ground beef.

Around the Big Ten: Michigan gets $1.25 million grant for conservation librarian

News from the universities and cities of the Big Ten:

Algeria scours Sahara for 5 missing foreigners

AOMAR OUALI,Associated Press

PAUL SCHEMM,Associated Press

President Obama's second inaugural address

Updated: Here is the text of President Barack Obama's second inaugural address, as delivered, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. Transcript provided by the White House. (Here is audio of the entire ceremony.

In Mexico, self-defense squads battle violence

MARK STEVENSON,Associated Press

Fiery Orioles manager Earl Weaver dead at 82

DAVID GINSBURG,AP Sports Writer

'Dear Abby' advice columnist dies at age 94

STEVE KARNOWSKI,Associated Press Writer

NRA response to Obama gun violence proposal

From the website of the National Rifle Association:

NRA RESPONSE TO PRESIDENT OBAMA'S GUN CONTROL PROPOSALS

Updated: Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package

Updated 1:54 p.m. Wednesday

ERICA WERNER,Associated Press

JULIE PACE,Associated Press

Transcript of Obama press conference

Here is a transcript, provided by the White House, of a press conference with President Barack Obama, held Monday.