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Pregnant And Uninsured? Don't Count On Obamacare Coverage

Women who get pregnant and don't have health insurance can't sign up outside open enrollment until after they give birth. Advocates say that puts mother and child at risk of serious health problems.
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Minneapolis' Plan Designed To Combat Recruiting By Radical Groups

The White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism focuses on the homeland. Minneapolis unveils its plan Wednesday. Its Somali-American community has lost dozens of men to terrorist recruiters.
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W.Va. Train Derailment Raises Safety Questions About Newer Tankers

Authorities are investigating what caused a freight train hauling crude oil to derail and explode into flames. The rail cars that ruptured were newer tankers designed to be more puncture resistant.
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Judge's Decision Complicates Matters For Unauthorized Immigrants

Applications for expanded deportation protections are on hold temporarily while the White House appeals a federal court ruling. Some states challenged the executive actions that extended protections.
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Gallup Ranks Red And Blue States

Gallup has released its list of the most Democratic and most Republican states in the nation. We'll look at which states made the list and why.
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John Calipari Gets The Best Out Of His One-And-Done Bench

Commentator Frank Deford analyzes the University of Kentucky men's basketball team's winning streak.
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Why Slow Electronic Payments Can Cause Cash Flow Problems

Electronic messages can circle the globe in an instant, but electronic payments can still take days to complete. This often puts consumers at greater risk of getting hit with late fees.
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Kids' Solo Playtime Unleashes 'Free-Range' Parenting Debate

A number of parents have made news in recent months for letting children walk or play outside on their own. But laws on when kids are allowed to be by themselves are vague.
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U.S. Communities Called On To Prevent Home-Grown Terrorism

Preventing home-grown terrorism is the focus of meetings at the White House this week. Experts say more than 20,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Syria to sign up with the so-called Islamic State.
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Oregon Ushers One Governor Out, Another One In On Wednesday

Secretary of State Kate Brown will become the second woman to serve as Oregon's governor. She replaces fellow Democrat John Kitzhaber, who is resigning amid a criminal ethics investigation.

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