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American Taliban Sues For Religious Freedom

John Walker Lindh's lawsuit says a prison ban on group prayer violates his right to practice his religion freely. But the government argues that group prayer would allow the prisoners to undermine safety and plot together.
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Possible Harvard Cheating Scandal Nets 125 Students

Harvard University is investigating 125 students for possible cheating on a final exam last spring. An investigation showed that nearly half the students in an undergraduate government class may have collaborated or plagiarized on a take-home test. If confirmed, it would be the largest cheating scandal at the university in recent memory.
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Reagan, Goldwater Among GOP Delegates' Heroes

When asked about their political heroes, RNC delegates in Tampa mentioned people like Ronald Reagan, Susan B. Anthony and Ron Paul. But none mentioned Mitt Romney
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Bernanke Supports Stimulus But Stays Quiet On Plans

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke made it clear in a speech Friday that he favors doing more to get the economy moving in a way that will bring the unemployment rate down. But he stopped short of announcing another round of stimulus, leaving that for the Fed's next meeting in mid-September.
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Romney Tours Damage From Isaac In Louisiana

On his first day as the GOP's official Presidential candidate, Mitt Romney headed to Louisiana where he toured damage from Hurricane Isaac. Ari Shapiro talks to Melissa Block.
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Judge Restores Extra Early Voting Days In Ohio

A federal judge has ruled that an Ohio law which would change early voting rules cannot take effect. The law would limit early voting in the final days before an election to military personnel. Pam Fessler talks to Melissa Block.
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Work Begins To Restore Power After Hurricane Isaac

Hundreds of thousands of people in the South are out of power in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. Melissa Block talks with one of the workers who is out fixing power lines — Corey Sharpe. He works for DEMCO, the largest power cooperative in Louisiana.
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Floodwaters Begin To Recede After Hurricane Isaac

Floodwaters from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac are beginning to recede in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. One of the places that's still dealing with serious problems is LaPlace, La.

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