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Protesters Want To Sue Secret Service: Do They Have The Right?

The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday about whether the Secret Service can be sued for a 2004 incident in which agents ordered police to move demonstrators away from President George W. Bush.
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That Health Insurance Deadline Now Comes With Wiggle Room

President Obama often said that March 31 was the hard deadline to sign up for individual health insurance. But it turns out it's not so hard. Here's the latest on that slightly squishy deadline.
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Labor Board Rules Northwestern University Players Are Employees

The decision means the players can vote to unionize and has the potential to revolutionize the way college athletics work.
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The Sometimes Tricky Relations Between Popes And Presidents

For decades, U.S. presidents have sought an audience with the pope, and President Obama will have one Thursday. But this wasn't always the case, and often there have been political differences.
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Map Warns Of Patches Susceptible To Landslides

The deadly mudslide in Washington state occurred in an area that was seen as vulnerable. The U.S. Geological Survey maintains data on areas at risk of landslides.
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Therapists' Apps Aim To Help With Mental Health Issues

There are lots of apps out there that claim to improve your mental health, but precious few have actually been tested to see if they work. Psychologists are starting to give that a try.
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Photo: Pothole Tries To Eat Pothole Repair Truck

Winter weather that doesn't seem to want to end has done its damage to roads across much of the nation. In Michigan, one road-repair crew saw its truck sink into one tough pothole.
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Soyuz Misfire Delays Crew Trying To Reach Space Station

One of the engines on a capsule carrying an American and two Russians failed to fire at the right time. That has turned a six-hour journey to the International Space Station into a two-day trip.
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Fewer People Are Getting Infections In Hospitals, But Many Still Die

More than 70,000 deaths a year are caused by hospital-acquired infections, a CDC survey of U.S. hospitals finds. The numbers are improving, doctors say, but not fast enough.
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Bogus Pills Found In Bottles Of Weight-Loss Drug In 7 States

The bottles that appear to have been tampered with contained tablets and capsules in various shapes and colors, rather than the turquoise capsule used for the over-the-counter medication alli.

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