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'Prop 8' Ruling Expected Tuesday; California Measure Banned Gay Marriage

The ban was struck down as unconstitutional more than a year ago. Whichever way the appeals court rules, the case is likely to go to the Supreme Court for the final decision.
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'What If?' Moments Stand Out In Story Of Father Who Killed Himself And Sons

"I'm sorry, goodbye," Josh Powell wrote in an email to his attorney just before he apparently ignited an explosive fire Sunday in Graham, Wash., that took not just his life but those of his 5- and 7-year-old sons.
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From Struggle To Glory In Minor League Football

Jamie King's NFL dreams never took off, but he got a second chance when he was asked to coach the Fredericksburg Generals, a little-known team in Virginia. He talks with guest host Jacki Lyden about helping a group of misfits become champions, and how it changed his life in the process. King is profiled in this week's The Washington Post Magazine.
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Freddie Mac Good For Business, Bad For Homeowners?

An investigation by ProPublica and NPR sheds light on questionable practices by the government-owned mortgage giant Freddie Mac. Guest host Jacki Lyden speaks with NPR's Chris Arnold and Arturo de los Santos, who is trying to save his house.
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A Glimpse Behind Bars: Juveniles In The Justice System

In the confines of jail cells, a veteran photographer documents children's experiences. He snaps pictures without revealing his subjects' faces, aiming to "give them a voice."
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Polar Bear Clubs Finder Warmer Than Normal Water

It's the season of the Polar Bear Plunge, when many Americans take a challenge to leap into icy water. If they can find cold water. In Rehoboth Beach, Del., people leaped into ocean water that was 47 degrees — the warmest on record.
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Big Win In Nevada Starts Off Potential Huge Month For Romney

Mitt Romney's victory in Nevada on Saturday is only the start of what could be a big month for him. Many of the states holding caucuses and primaries in February are ones he carried in 2008.
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Chef Picked To Represent U.S. In France's Bocuse d'Or

Some of the nation's finest chefs spent a recent weekend at the Culinary Institute of America in New York competing in a cooking challenge. The winner goes on to represent the United States at the Bocuse d'Or in France next year. No American has ever come close to winning that contest.
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After Deep Cuts, New Mexico Now Has Budget Surplus

In New Mexico, state lawmakers are figuring out what to do with a budget surplus. Republicans want to give some of the money to businesses, in the form of tax breaks. Democrats want to restore some of the cuts to services made over the last three years.

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