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U.S. To Stop Deporting Some Young Illegal Immigrants

The Obama administration announced Friday morning that it would offer immunity and work permits to some young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives.
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Pigeon: Both Pest And Delicacy In Cairo And Beyond

The pigeon paradox is that they are both reviled as urban pests and revered as a delicacy when stuffed or broiled in many nations. And the birds we eat are specially bred, not raised on garbage on the street.
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It's #FollowFriday: Some Political Tweeters You May Not Already Follow

For this week's roundup of best political folks to follow on Twitter, we chose some lesser-known and local names you might want to see in your feed.
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Three Frightening Phrases You Should Understand

When economists talk about their fears, they constantly use three phrases: "fiscal cliff," "muddle through" and "hard landing." Each is related to a different problem in a different region of the world: the U.S., Europe and China. And there are worries that all of these crises will explode soon.
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Romney Touts 2-Step Economic Plan In Cincinnati

Mitt Romney and President Obama contrasted their economic visions in dueling Ohio events Thursday. In Cincinnati, Romney attacked Obama's record on the economy and talked about his own plan to lower taxes and cut regulations.
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In Ohio, Obama Calls For 'Shared Vision' On Economy

President Obama campaigned in Cleveland, Ohio, Thursday, where he gave a speech about the economy. The message was that the poor state of the economy is less the fault of Obama's policies and more due to Republican foot-dragging in Congress.
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Legal Help For The Poor In 'State Of Crisis'

Amid a funding crunch, legal aid programs that help poor people with civil disputes — like evictions and child custody cases — are laying off workers or even closing their doors. At one Baltimore office, lawyers say the number of people needing help has gone through the roof in recent years.

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