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The Pulse: Fallon debuts on "The Tonight Show" to 12 million viewers

Jimmy Fallon off to a solid start as host of "The Tonight Show" with 12 million viewers for his first episode; Pandora rolling out a new ad system matching political ads to music choices; and more in Tuesday's edition of "The Pulse."
Jimmy Fallon off to a solid start as host of "The Tonight Show" with 12 million viewers for his first episode; Pandora rolling out a new ad system matching political ads to music choices; and more in Tuesday's edition of "The Pulse."

President Obama announced plans to move forward with new fuel standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks. It's part of a multi-year effort to cut emissions and reduce oil use. This is the latest in a series of executive orders from the president.

Winter weather is still hitting the Eastern states. And as snow continues to fall, it's disrupting travel and causing concerns for road crews trying to keep streets and highways clear. And they're still looking for places to put the snow. And they still have more snow expected in their forecast.

Florida officials release recorded jailhouse phone conversations between Michael Dunn and his fiancée. Dunn was convicted Saturday of three counts of attempted murder relating to the shooting death of a 17-year-old in 2012.
"I mean, I don't know how else to cut it. Like they attacked me. I'm the victim. I'm the victor, but I was the victim too."
The revealing calls recorded in the weeks after Dunn's arrest for shooting and killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis after an argument over loud music at this Florida gas station. Dunn maintains that he was threatened by Davis and his friends. Dunn was convicted on multiple counts of attempted murder on Saturday, but the jury failed to reach a verdict on the most serious charge -- first-degree murder.

Pandora plans to sterotype your political beliefs based on the music you listen to.Those who listen to country music may see much different ads than those who love reggae. Next week, Pandora Radio will launch a new advertising service based on a user's perceived political leanings. Pandora tells the Wall Street Journal it believes there is a strong correlation between your political leanings and music choice and say their predictions are 75 to 80 percent accurate.

Jimmy Fallon pulled out all the stops on his first night taking over the reins of "The Tonight Show." For the first time in 42 years, it was a change in location as New York City reclaimed the storied late night talk show. Musical guests U2 wowed the crowd first with a dazzling performance overlooking New York City's skyline in the Top of the Rocks sky deck. And a parade of celebrities coming out to pay up on that $100 bet that Fallon would never host "The Tonight Show." Over 12 million viewers tuned in to see Fallon's first show.

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