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Top Stories: Obama's Farewell Address; Senate Confirmation Hearings

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Obama's Farewell Address: How Presidents Use This Moment Of Reflection.

-- 5 Things To Watch For In Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Hearings.

-- Confirmation Hearings For Betsy DeVos, Trump's Education Pick, Delayed A Week.

- In S. Korea, Air Raid Drills Are A Reminder Of N. Korean Threat.

And here are more early headlines:

Closing Arguments Today In Penalty Phase Of Roof Trial. ( Post & Courier)

New Pacific Storm Aims At Flooded Western U.S. ()

Thailand Flooding Kills 19, Displaces 1 Million. ( Bangkok Post)

Mexico Deports American Accused Of Shooting U.S. Official. ( AFP)

Protests Continue Over Mexico's Gas Price Surge. ( Los Angeles Times)

Thousands Attend Rafsanjani's Funeral In Iran. ( Al Jazeera)

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Korva Coleman is a newscaster for NPR.