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Iraqis Refugees Find Hard Times In California

Since the U.S. opened its doors to Iraqi refugees in 2007, more have ended up in California than any other state — nearly 20,000. They're facing big challenges once they arrive. In addition to the language barrier, many have trouble adapting to living in California because they suffer from depression or PTSD.
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Texas Church Is A Battleground In Gay Marriage War

The Supreme court set to hear arguments this week on same-sex marriage. Some conservative Evangelical Christians in El Paso, Texas, reflect on the increasing acceptance of gay marriage, and how American culture is changing in ways that make them uncomfortable and pessimistic.
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Weekend Winners Move On To NCAA's Sweet 16

The weekend's NCAA men's college basketball tournament saw some close games. Top seeds Gonzaga and Georgetown lost. Florida Gulf Coast University became the first 15th seed to win two games in tournament history.
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2 More Suitors Offer To Take Over Dell

The board of the computer company Dell is said to be weighing several takeover offers. The company's founder has allied with the private equity firm Silver Lake to take the company private.
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N.J. Beach Houses Sell Well Despite Sandy

Despite the enormous destruction Hurricane Sandy caused to the Jersey Shore, realtors who specialize in the region say business has been steady. Plenty of home buyers and investors appear eager to jump into the market. Damaged homes and lots have been selling for discounted rates, while prices are inching up on houses that survived since there are simply fewer properties available.
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Golfer Sergio Garcia Climbs Tree To Avoid Penalty

Pro golfer Sergio Garcia hit a ball into a tree at the Arnold Palmer Invitational over the weekend. The easy choice? Just take a 1-stroke penalty and drop the ball to the ground. But Garcia climbed 15 feet up the tree and played the ball from there.
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As Qualified Men Dwindle, Military Looks For A Few Good Women

Pentagon officials say they're opening ground combat jobs to women as a matter of equality. But the military also needs them because the number of military-age men who qualify for service is declining.

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