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Pentagon Cuts Number of Furlough Days

Posted: 03/27/2013 - The Pentagon will sharply cut the number of unpaid furlough days civilians will be forced to take over the next several months from 22 to 14, defense officials said Wednesday, reducing the impact of automatic budget cuts on as many as 700,000 workers.

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Records Provide New Look at Ariz. Shooting Spree

Updated: 03/27/2013 - Authorities investigating the shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 11 others compiled nearly 3,000 pages of documents that provide a fresh glimpse into the 2011 attack.

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Justices Hear Second Gay Marriage Case

Posted: 03/27/2013 - Supreme Court justices are wrapping up a second day of arguments on gay marriage -- focusing today on a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage act that was struck down by lower courts.

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BP's Cement Contractor Denies Destroying Evidence

Updated: 03/27/2013 - BP's cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 says its recent discovery of missing cement samples was the result of a "simple misunderstanding," not an attempt to withhold crucial evidence.

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Supreme Court Proceeds Cautiously on Same-Sex Marriage

Updated: 03/27/2013 - Squarely confronting the issue of same-sex marriage for the first time, a majority of Supreme Court justices -- on both sides of the ideological divide -- seemed inclined to hold off on a landmark decision, with several indicating they believed they jumped into the issue too soon.

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Italy High Court Overturns Knox Acquittal

Updated: 03/26/2013 - Italy's highest criminal court has overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered a new trial.

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As Casinos Struggle, Tribes Seek More Federal Aid

Posted: 03/25/2013 - As a gambling slump squeezes profits at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, the tribe that owns the famously successful enterprise in southeastern Connecticut has begun receiving more assistance in the form of U.S. government grants.

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Spring Snowstorm Moving East

Posted: 03/24/2013 - Winter storm warnings and advisories have been issued as far east as Pennsylvania as a storm system moves across the country after dumping up to 15 inches of snow on parts of Colorado and Kansas.

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GOP's 'No' on Medicaid Becomes 'Let's Make a Deal'

Posted: 03/24/2013 - Given the choice of whether to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law, many Republican governors and lawmakers initially responded with an emphatic "no."

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Court: Can Drug Companies Pay to Delay Generics?

Posted: 03/24/2013 - Federal regulators are pressing the Supreme Court to stop big pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their cheaper versions of brand-name drugs. They argue these deals deny American consumers, usually for years, steep price declines that can top 90 percent.

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Senate Passes Budget for First Time in Four Years by One Vote

Posted: 03/23/2013 - An exhausted Senate gave pre-dawn approval Saturday to a Democratic $3.7 trillion budget for next year that embraces nearly $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade but shelters domestic programs targeted for cuts by House Republicans.

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Defense Department Says It Will Delay Furloughs

Posted: 03/22/2013 - The Defense Department will delay furlough notices for its civilian employees for about two weeks while officials analyze the impact of a new spending bill on planned budget cuts, the Pentagon said Thursday.

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