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Giving every citizen the kind of health care coverage that members of Congress get - and what that actually means...With eight million workers covered, the Federal Employees' Benefits Program has the biggest insurance pool in the country, which is key to keeping premiums affordable and offering multiple plans to choose from.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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Lions, Pianos And Boomboxes, Oh My: Movie Artifacts Hit The Auction Block

Bert Lahr's Cowardly Lion costume from the Wizard of Oz, the piano from Casablanca, and Radio Raheem's boombox from Do the Right Thing are some of the pieces of Hollywood memorabilia that sold at auction Monday night in New York.
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Take A Bite Out Of Ringo: Giant Cookies Honor Pop Culture Icons

Two self-taught pastry pros specialize in hand-painted cookies of musicians and other cultural icons, from Calvin and Hobbes to Fall Out Boy. Their creations seem almost too beautiful to eat. Almost.
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Federal Ferguson Investigation Will Remain Independent, Holder Insists

The federal probe is examining whether Darren Wilson intentionally violated Michael Brown's civil rights. Justice Department veterans say proving he violated federal criminal law will be difficult.
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Is Digital Learning More Cost-Effective? Maybe Not.

Digital learning initiatives are spreading to schools across the country, but new research raises doubts about how well they work.

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