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  • Today in the news: Obama tries to recover from debate loss

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  • Quote of note
    “I’m sure President Obama now realizes, 'Oh, pre-season is over. I should probably familiarize myself with my presidency, learn some of the numbers and things that go along with it.' I used to think (with) the pauses, he was just trying to think of smaller words for the little brains to figure out what he was saying, but this time I really think the pauses were, ‘I like food, my children are nice.’ He just didn’t seem present in the same way.” – Comedian Jon Stewart’s summary of President Barack Obama’s debate performance Wednesday night, which pundits and the public agree that Mitt Romney soundly won. Obama tried to bounce back Thursday at a rally in Denver and broke out some zingers of his own, saying, "Thank goodness somebody is finally getting tough on Big Bird," a reference to Romney saying PBS shouldn’t receive federal funding.
    News to know
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Thursday that Facebook now has 1 billion people using the social-networking site. If the number is correct, one out of seven people in the world use Facebook.  
    Hot video: Miguel Cabrera makes baseball history
    Detroit Tigers' third baseman Miguel Cabrera made baseball history by leading the American League in home runs, batting average and runs batted in. CBS News' Jim Axelrod reports.
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