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Sticking Points Throw Wrench In Immigration Reform Bill

Audie Cornish talks to Fawn Johnson, correspondent for The National Journal, about the pitfalls of immigration reform for its Republican opponents.
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Napolitano: Immigration Bill Would Enhance National Security

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday as it continued discussion of the new, bipartisan immigration overhaul. She defended her department's procedures for screening immigrants in the wake of the Boston marathon bombings.
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Mont. Senator Baucus To Retire After 36 Years In Congress

Montana Democrat Max Baucus announced he will not seek re-election in 2014, and instead retire from the U.S. Senate. The departure creates yet another challenge for Democrats, who hold a 55-45 majority in the chamber but who must defend a number of seats, some of them open, in states lost by President Obama last November.
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Routine On U.S. Racetracks, Horse Doping Is Banned In Europe

The Americans and the Europeans have different approaches to horse racing, and one key split is over the question of doping. While many drugs are allowed in the U.S., they are banned in European racing.
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Boston Search Shines Spotlight On Surveillance Cameras

Footage from privately owned surveillance cameras along the Boston Marathon route gave the FBI early clues about the bombing suspects. But the proliferation of cameras in America's big cities raises some tricky questions about the balance between security and privacy.

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