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In Arizona, An Unlikely Ally For Medicaid Expansion

Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, one of President Obama's staunchest critics, has confounded conservatives in her own party by pushing for an extension of Medicaid coverage in the state.
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Huge System Of Storms Predicted To March East From Midwest

The National Storm Prediction Center is predicting "widespread damaging winds and a few strong tornadoes" from the middle Mississippi Valley east to the upper Ohio Valley and lower Great Lakes regions. The powerful system is expected to hit the mid-Atlantic Wednesday.
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Poll: Majority Of Americans Comfortable With Surveillance

There is a lot of hew and cry over the leaked National Security Agency program to track phone call and Internet searches. But even privacy advocates and companies who try to help people cover their digital footprints acknowledge it is almost impossible to disconnect from the grid, and that the benefits potentially outweigh their concerns.
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Trial Of Mobster 'Whitey' Bulger Begins In Boston

Opening statements were held Wednesday in the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger, the notorious Boston mobster who is charged with 32 counts of racketeering and murder.
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After Obama's Speech, Guantanamo Shows Few Signs Of Closing

President Obama has promised again to close the military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. But since he delivered a major speech two weeks ago, there's been little follow-up and few signs that any detainees are closer to being released.

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