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Florida Teen's Shooter Faces FBI Scrutiny

In Sanford, Fla., an unarmed black teenager was shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain. Parents of the teen, Trayvon Martin, want the shooter charged.
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House Republicans To Unveil Budget Plan

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan releases the House GOP budget Tuesday, likely including a proposal to restructure Medicare. That idea brought much criticism from Democrats and advocates for the elderly when Ryan pushed it least year.
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Settlement Is Latest Blow For Cash-Strapped Mets

The owners of the New York Mets will pay $162 million to settle charges related to the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. The trustee representing Madoff's fraud victims claimed that team owners reaped profits even though they knew the Madoff investment was corrupt. The Mets won't have to pay anything for at least three years, but the case has already forced the team to slash payroll.
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With Manning Broncos-Bound, A Trade For Tebow?

David Greene talks with Cecil Lammey, an NFL Insider for ESPN Denver, on reports that star quarterback Peyton Manning is headed to the Broncos.
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Steady Course On Afghanistan, Obama Adviser Says

Steve Inskeep talks with Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough about the White House's strategy on Afghanistan. Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, testifies before Congress this week in the wake of the alleged shooting spree by a U.S. soldier that left 16 Afghans dead.

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