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A Tale Of Two Coastlines, Skirted By Swelling Seas

Reports from the National Research Council and the U.S. Geological Survey say that sea levels on both coasts of the United States are rising at an accelerating rate. Oceanographer Peter Howd talks about what's pushing up the oceans, and which coastal hotspots may drown first.
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Chief Justice's Critics Don't Understand What Judges Do, Gonzales Says

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales says he has complete confidence in Chief Justice Roberts. And he says politics might be one motive behind the contempt of Congress citation against current Attorney General Eric Holder.
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All Across America, Meat Billboards Ruled The Road

Although outdoor ads have been around since ancient Egypt, they really took off after the Interstate Highway System was born in the 1950s. And, what better way to entice the captive audience in the car than to advertise beef on a billboard?
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Former AG On Eric Holder Contempt Vote

The Supreme Court's ruling on health care wasn't the only big news in Washington Thursday. Congress voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt, making it the first time a sitting AG has been found in contempt of Congress. Host Michel Martin discusses the vote with former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
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Gonzales On Chief Justice's Surprising Decision

Chief Justice John Roberts sided with liberal justices to uphold President Obama's signature health care law. Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales spent a great deal of time vetting Roberts in anticipation of the Supreme Court appointment. He speaks with host Michel Martin about the chief justice's decision.
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What Does Health Care Decision Mean For Patients?

Analysts are already pouring over the political consequences of Thursday's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act. But many Americans are wondering what the ruling will mean for patients and business owners. Host Michel Martin discusses the practical implications with reporter Mary Agnes Carey from Kaiser Health News.
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It's All Politics, June 28, 2012

A landmark decision by the Supreme Court on health care reverberates across the nation — and now comes the political implications. NPR's Ron Elving and Don Gonyea break down the ruling and what it means for November. Plus, the House votes to hold the attorney general in contempt.
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Stockton, Calif., Files For Bankruptcy

It is the largest city in U.S. history to seek such protection.
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Supreme Court Health Care Ruling Prompts Foot Race In Press Corps

Journalists raced to get copies of the Supreme Court decision on the federal health law out of the courthouse as fast as humanly possible. Photographers were there to document their colleagues' athletic prowess.
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How To Avoid Bankruptcy (If You're A City)

Stockton, Calif.'s municipal bankruptcy filing makes it the largest city in U.S. history to go bust. Its failure — and those of a few other cities recently — offer clues for other local governments about how to stay solvent.

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