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House Democrats get ready to rumble - with each other.

Democratic leaders talk today - about what they're going to say to all 256 Democrats later this week on health care. Talking, but not saying much. Here's Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman facing quote-hungry reporters.

Eric Niiler reports.

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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
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Remembering Rep. Jim Wright, Who Ruled The House But Fell Hard

The short line of Wright's bio is that he made history as the first speaker of the House to resign under pressure, and that he was. His fall signaled the rise of a long era of partisan divide.
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Smartphones Can Be Smart Enough To Find A Parasitic Worm

If someone is infected by the Loa loa worm, taking a drug to treat river blindness could be risky. Now there's a fast way to identify the worm — by turning a smartphone into a microscope.

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