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Global Health Expert Chosen As World Bank Nominee

President Obama's pick to lead the World Bank is an unconventional choice with a background in global health and development. The current monetary group head has a trade and economic background. Jim Yong Kim currently serves as president of Dartmouth College.
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Thousands Rally For Religious Freedom Nationwide

People gathered around the country Friday to protest the Department of Health and Human Services' mandate on birth control coverage. They're also protesting what they see as a wider abridgment of religious liberties. While the protesters don't reflect most Americans' views, they do represent the views of evangelicals.
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How Would A President Romney Handle Afghanistan?

A U.S. Army staff sergeant's alleged massacre of Afghan civilians has raised calls for the U.S. to leave Afghanistan before the end-of-2014 timetable set by President Obama. Even some Republican presidential candidates are saying it is time to end the war. But not Mitt Romney.
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Shooter Silent As Slain Teen's Family Cries For Justice

While many around the country — including President Obama — have spoken out about the death of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman, the shooter, has yet to speak publicly about what happened.
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Why Getting Grimy As A Child Can Make For A Healthier Life

The so-called hygiene hypothesis is right. Scientists say they've figured out how exposure to germs in infancy reduces the risk of allergies and other immune system problems.
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The Legal Wunderkind Challenging The Health Law

Paul Clement is the lead lawyer for those challenging Obama's health care law in the Supreme Court next week. Clement is described as a walking superlative — once the youngest-ever U.S. solicitor general and now, at 45, a pre-eminent advocate who has argued an astonishing 57 cases before the court.

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