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Pew Study: Many Muslims Believe In Mixing Mosque And State

In a worldwide survey of Muslim attitudes, Pew concludes that substantial minorities believe that Islam should play a "large" role in the societies they live in.
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Sexual Assault In The Military

A new report indicates sexual assault cases in the military increased more than 30 percent in two years. Diane and guests discuss pressures on the Pentagon to prosecute offenders and prevent future crimes.

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Obama Defends Positions At Surprise News Conference

President Obama held a news conference on Tuesday, the 100th day of his second term.
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Why An Immigration Deal Won't Solve The Farmworker Shortage

Many farmers are cheering government proposals to give thousands of seasonal farmworkers a path to legal status. But even if the bill passes, it won't solve the long-term trend of fewer migrants coming north to work on U.S. farms. Farmers will instead have to learn how to do more with less immigrant labor.
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Sequester Puts Some Needing Housing Aid 'Back To Square One'

Housing authorities across the country have all but stopped issuing rent vouchers as they try to deal with across-the-board spending cuts. Many newly issued vouchers have been rescinded, leaving some people homeless or doubled up with family and friends.
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D.C. Council Member Wants Redskins to Change Name

A D.C. legislator is pushing for the Washington Redskins to change their controversial team name.

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Markey, Gomez Vie For John Kerry's Senate Seat

Veteran Democratic Rep. Ed Markey, who has been in office for 36 years, will face off against novice Republican Gabriel Gomez in the race to become the next U.S. senator from Massachusetts.

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