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  • 9:14am Apr 09, 2013
    National National Politics & Government Health & Safety

    The 'Hard To Change' Legacy Of Medicare Payments

    One possible proposal in President Obama's budget would change the way Medicare patients pay for their care. It's been floated as a possible bipartisan compromise, but it's an idea with a long, controversial and unsuccessful history.
  • 10:32am Apr 08, 2013
    World News World News National

    Osama Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Set To Appear In N.Y. Court

    Former al-Qaida spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was captured by U.S. officials in February. His arrest is significant, analysts say, because the Obama administration has decided to try him in a federal court instead of using a military commission at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
  • 10:09am Apr 08, 2013
    World News World News

    Religious Tensions Escalate In Egypt Amid Violence

    Egypt suffered the worst religious violence over the weekend that it has seen since President Morsi came to power last year. Egyptians are already struggling with an economic crisis and political instability. Now, religious tensions appear to be boiling over.
  • 10:09am Apr 08, 2013
    World News World News

    Foreign Service Officer Died Doing What She Loved

    In Afghanistan this weekend, a suicide bomber took the lives of several Americans on a mission to deliver books to an Afghan school. Among the dead was 25-year-old Anne Smedinghoff. Coworkers say she was committed to improving the lives of Afghan women and children.
  • 10:09am Apr 08, 2013

    African Leopard Tortoise Cashew Was Never Stolen

    The National Mississippi River Museum announced last week that Cashew had been stolen. Instead, the animal had gotten wedged behind a museum wall. Embarrassed about losing track of a tortoise, a staff member popped Cashew into the elevator to make it appear she'd been returned by a thief.
  • 10:09am Apr 08, 2013

    Target Apologizes For Poor Choice Of Words

    Susan Clemens was looking at a grey dress on the company's website. Regular sizes were described as "Dark Heather Gray." Plus sizes — in the exact color — became "Manatee Gray." Manatees are known as sea cows. Clemens tweeted her disgust and it went viral.
  • 9:16pm Apr 05, 2013

    Without Reviews, Inmates Can Get Lost In U.S. Prison System

    Every year 10 million people funnel in and out of America's jails and prisons. And every year some of them get lost. Recently there have been two high-profile cases of such inmates — one who got out years too early, and one who stayed years to long. Both had disastrous consequences.