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The 'Manhunt' To Capture Osama Bin Laden

Journalist Peter Bergen outlines the decade-long search for the al-Qaida leader in his new book Manhunt. Bergen is the only journalist to gain access to bin Laden's Abbottabad compound before it was razed by the Pakistani government.
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'There's A Wild And Crazy Man' Inside Mitt Romney, His Wife Says

"I still look at him as the boy that I met in high school when he was playing all the jokes and really just being crazy, pretty crazy," Ann Romney said today on CBS.
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Five 'Anarchists' Arrested For Allegedly Plotting To Blow Up Ohio Bridge

Authorities say the public was never in danger — the suspects were being monitored and hadn't gotten their hands on dangerous explosives. But it's alleged they planned a May Day explosion.
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Gingrich Says Goodbye To 2012 Campaign In New Video

He's giving supporters "an insider advanced notice that on Wednesday I'll be officially suspending the campaign." And he's using the message to say, again, that reelecting President Obama "would be a genuine disaster."

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Calif. City Debates Location Of Stone Head

Covina, Calif., received a gift from its former sister city in Mexico: a seven-ton Olmec head. It sat in front of the police department for years, until the police needed the space for a memorial. The head is in a maintenance yard while officials decide where to put it.
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Workers-Turned-Caregivers Lose More Than Wages

The average caregiver is 49 years old. Cheryl Matheis, senior vice president for policy at AARP, tells Steve Inskeep when a worker has to leave their job to care for a relative, they lose on average $325,000 in lifetime income — from lost wages, Social Security and pensions.
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N.H. Sen. Ayotte Considered For Romney's V.P. Slot

Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire is the latest politician to appear on the campaign trail with presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. That's fueled speculation that Ayotte is being considered as a running mate.
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Discovering The True Cost Of At-Home Caregiving

Few people want to turn over a loved one to institutional care. No matter how good the nursing home, it may seem cold and impersonal — and very expensive. But making the choice to provide care yourself is fraught with financial risks and personal sacrifices.
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N.H. To The Unemployed: Try An Unpaid Internship

Employers are wary of taking a gamble on new full-time employees. But New Hampshire is making the situation less risky — for companies, at least. A state program allows them to train people part time for six weeks without having to pay them.

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