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Warren Buffett Has Prostate Cancer; Detected At Early Stage, He Says

Warren Buffett, 81, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, his Berkshire Hathaway company announced Tuesday afternoon. The cancer is at Stage 1, according to MarketWatch. The billionaire investor says that his condition is not life-threatening.
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Carrying 'Dreams': Why Women Become Surrogates

Most surrogates are paid thousands of dollars to bear a child for someone else, but many say that's not the main motivation. Women who are eager to get pregnant on behalf of others are inspired, among other things, by family history and a love of pregnancy.
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Some Defendants Unaware Of FBI's Flawed Forensics

Sloppy work by forensic examiners at an FBI lab produced unreliable evidence for trial — and may have helped send innocent people to jail. A Justice Department review turned up the problems and prosecutors were notified. But many representatives for the defendants themselves were never told. Audie Cornish talks to Washington Post reporter Spencer Hsu.
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After Trayvon, Congress Takes Up Racial Profiling

Senate leader Dick Durbin held a Judiciary panel hearing on "Ending Racial Profiling in America." The panelists included lawmakers, cops and civil liberties groups. Victims of racial profiling held a news conference after the hearing.
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SuperDonor Backs Romney — And Gay Marriage

Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer has given $1 million to Restore Our Future, the superPAC supporting Mitt Romney. Singer is a longtime donor to GOP causes, but he's also a high-profile, big-money advocate for gay marriage.

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