Janet Yellen Senate confirmation hearing

Janet Yellen, the nominee for the next Federal Reserve chairman, testifies in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs in advance of a confirmation vote.

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Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years for Steenkamp killing

PRETORIA - A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.At the culmination of one of the most watched murder trials in recent history, the 27-year-old disabled sprinter was led away by police officers to holding cells beneath the courtroom in Pretoria.