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Political Fight Jeopardizes Medicaid In Mississippi

Medicaid in Mississippi provides insurance to 1 in 5 residents. But funding could stop July 1 if politicians don't act. The Legislature has brought the program to the brink over a debate about expanding it under the Affordable Care Act.
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U.S. Charges NSA Leaker Snowden With Espionage

The U.S. Justice Department has prepared the documents to formally charge Edward Snowden with espionage. Snowden is the former contractor who has publicized details about U.S. surveillance programs
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Feds Charge NSA Leaker With Spying, Theft

U.S. prosecutors have filed a criminal complaint against Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who is the source of a series of exposes published by The Guardian.
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Marco Rubio's Big Problem: Explaining His Immigration Shift

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a potential Republican presidential candidate, has transformed from hero to suspect in the eyes of many on the right.
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FAA To Examine Near Collision Of Passenger Jets Over NYC

The Delta 747 and Shuttle America commuter jet came within 200 feet of each other, but both planes landed safely, the Federal Aviation Administration says.
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Teen Who Served Time For Bomb Plot Wants Your Vote For Mayor

If 18-year-old Joshua Kyler Hoggan wants to be Roy's next mayor, he probably has some explaining to do. Two years ago, he was charged with plotting to set off a bomb during a school assembly.
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Judge Shaves 10 Years From Ex-Enron CEO's Prison Sentence

Jeffrey Skilling, convicted in 2006 on conspiracy, fraud and insider trading charges related to the collapse of the Houston-based energy company, could go free in 2017.
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Ghost Island Looms Large Among Displaced Inupiat Eskimos

About 50 years ago, the native Alaskans were forced to leave their ancestral home on King Island, in the Bering Sea. Now, an Anchorage poet has crowdsourced enough money to bring a group of former King Islanders and their descendants back for a visit.
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Paula Deen's Contract Is Toast After Quick-Fire Criticism

The Food Network will not renew the celebrity chef's contract at the end of the month, following backlash from a deposition for a discrimination lawsuit in which Deen admitted to using the N-word.
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Thousands Greet Summer With Sun Salutations In Times Square

The summer solstice was greeted with thousands of sun salutations in New York's Times Square on Friday. The square was the scene of mass yoga classes in honor of the first day of summer.

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