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Military Recruiters, Sex Assault Responders To Be Retrained

The retraining order follows word that another member of the military who is supposed to investigate sexual assaults is instead under investigation himself. It also follows a survey that estimated about 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted last year.
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Cleveland Kidnaps Suspect Will Plead Not Guilty, Lawyer Says

"The initial portrayal by the media has been one of a 'monster' and that's not the impression that I got when I talked to him for three hours," attorney Craig Weintraub tells Cleveland's WKYC-TV.
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Holder Isn't Sure How Often Reporters' Records Are Seized

While looking for the source of a leak, federal investigators obtained phone records of Associated Press reporters and editors. There's been bipartisan outrage over what many see as government overreach. The attorney general tells NPR "I'm not sure" how many such seizures he's signed off on.
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Is A Smaller Budget Deficit A Lasting Trend?

The Congressional Budget Office has sharply revised down the outlook for the federal budget deficit. Some temporary factors are being cited for the projected improvement. Keeping the deficit on a downward path may depend on the economy, analysts say.
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Holder Called To Capitol Hill To Testify On Controversies

In an NPR interview, Attorney General Eric Holder answers questions about the IRS's processing of tax-exemption applications, the Justice Department's subpoenas for reporters' phone records and other hot issues. Holder faces questions on Capitol Hill Wednesday during an oversight hearing.
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1 Month Since The Bombings, Signs Of Progress In Boston

Explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon one month ago. Four Boston-area families continue to mourn their loved ones and dozens of the 250 injured push on with their rehab. In the area of the bombing, only one business has not reopened.
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Stay-At-Home Dads, Breadwinner Moms And Making It All Work

For decades, the role of breadwinner was reserved for men, but today, more than a quarter of American working women earn more than their spouses. That means more fathers are opting to stay home with the kids.
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'Ineffective Management' Blamed For IRS Tax-Exempt Scandal

A Treasury Department Inspector General's report criticizes the IRS for inappropriately flagging some conservative groups for additional scrutiny on their applications for tax-exempt status. President Obama says those responsible must be held accountable.

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