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3 Fresh Faces Usher In New WNBA Season

This year's Women's National Basketball Association season has the top three players making their league debuts. The talented class includes Elena Delle Donne, Skylar Diggins and Brittney Griner.
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Big Or Small, Sequestration Cuts Felt Nationwide

It's been three months since the start of across-the-board, federal spending cuts. Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, economics editor at The Wall Street Journal, about how badly the sequestration is cutting into the economy.
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Trial To Start In Apple Price-Fixing Dispute

Apple appears in court Monday to face civil accusations by the Justice Department that it illegally conspired to fix e-book prices with other publishers. The government last year accused Apple of conspiring with five major publishers to raise prices for electronic books — something the government says has cost consumers many millions of dollars.
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Cash-Strapped Cities Struggle To Bury Their Unclaimed Dead

Detroit, like many other American cities, is so broke it cannot handle the costs of a timely burial for people who die but are not claimed by family members. Some local advocates are using their own resources to help lay the city's poorest to rest.
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Air Force Trains Special Lawyers For Sexual Assault Victims

The Air Force Special Victims' Counsel is a new effort to provide support to sexual assault victims. These military attorneys will represent the victim only, and the hope is that this kind of support will make it easier for victims to report assaults without feeling like they're being victimized again.
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A Boston Family's Struggle With TB Reveals A Stubborn Foe

Tuberculosis is much less of a health threat in the United States than it is in other countries. But a family in Boston discovered that even here, no one is immune from this ancient foe. More than a dozen family members were infected with TB, and matriarch Judy Williams died at age 59.
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Intent To Harm At Center Of Bradley Manning's Trial

Prosecutors say the soldier downloaded thousands of diplomatic cables and war field reports and sent them to the website WikiLeaks. His trial, which begins Monday, highlights the U.S. government's aggressive campaign to keep secrets.
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Barrier-Breaking Surfer's Legacy A Reminder Of Work To Do

African-American and Mexican, Nick Gabaldon carved a path for surfers of color. He died in 1951, but access to surfing can still be limited.

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