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Justices Tackle The Big Question: Can Congress Force You To Buy Insurance?

The health care overhaul law requires everybody to buy insurance. Critics see that as the ultimate threat to individual liberty. On day two of the health care hearings, the most conservative Supreme Court in decades takes up the question: Did Congress go too far?
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In Haiti, Bureaucratic Delays Stall Mass Cholera Vaccinations

Cholera has killed nearly 7,000 Haitians since October 2010 and sickened well over a half-million. A program to vaccinate 100,000 Haitians was supposed to have kicked off by now — before the spring rains once again help spread the disease. But the campaign is bogged down in red tape.
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For U.S. Analysts, Rethinking The Terror Threat

In recent years, U.S. officials were working from the premise that independent groups like al-Qaida were most likely to carry out terrorist attacks. But now it appears that the focus is less on al-Qaida and more on the prospect of state-sponsored terrorism.
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Outside Court, Protesters Face Off Over 'Obamacare'

Supporters and opponents of the law engaged in a sing-song call-and-response debate just in front of the court's towering marble steps.
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Santorum Would Consider VP Offer From Romney, Man He Daily Derides

In an interview with CBN News, Rick Santorum said he would be willing to consider being Mitt Romney's running mate if asked, despite all the scorn he heaps on the GOP frontrunner daily.
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Komen Struggles To Regain Footing, And Funding

As the national Susan G Komen for the Cure charity deals with the fallout from the uproar over Planned Parenthood funding, the organization's local chapters are feeling an impact. The charity has seen participation drop in several of its signature fundraising Race for the Cure events since the controversy began.
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DOJ Follows Its 'Conscience' In Civil Rights Battles

In three years, the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division has brought record numbers of hate crimes cases, uncovered abuses in local police departments and challenged two states' voting laws. Attorney General Eric Holder says there's still work to do, but critics say the division is overstepping its boundaries.

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