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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeks protection from extradition at Ecuador's Embassy in Britain. Attorney General Eric Holder courts Congress' contempt and President Obama evokes executive privilege over "Fast and Furious" documents. The Obama Administration weighs in on D.C.'s voucher program. And the Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Act could come at any moment. Join us to talk about those stories and others on your mind.

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Full Of Complexity And Ambivalence, 'American Sniper' Shows The Cost Of War

The film about a Navy SEAL whose service in Iraq made him a mythic figure has become a cultural lightning rod. But the squabbles are too simple for a low-key movie striking in its lack of stridency.
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Why Dump Treated Wastewater When You Could Make Beer With It?

An Oregon company has developed a high-tech process for turning sewage into pure drinking water. Now it's asking the state for permission to give its recycled water to a group of home brewers.
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White House Won't Seek To End 529 College Tax Break

All 50 states and the District of Columbia sponsor 529 plans. Critics had called the proposal to limit them a tax hike on the middle class.
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Yahoo Plans To Spin Off Remaining Stake In Alibaba

Yahoo has announced it will spin off its 15 percent stake in the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Shareholders had been waiting for that decision. The move needs regulatory approval.

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