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Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio strides to the House chamber Wednesday as lawmakers prepare to move on legislation authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama, accusing him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law. hide caption

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It's All Politics

Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong

Republicans in the House have voted to allow Speaker John Boehner to sue President Obama. They believe the president has overstepped his constitutional authority.

Gaza's Network Of Tunnels Is A Major Hole In Israel's Defenses

An Israeli army officer walks near the entrance of a tunnel allegedly used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks, at the Israel-Gaza border. A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel. Jack Guez/AP hide caption

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Parallels - World News

Gaza's Network Of Tunnels Is A Major Hole In Israel's Defenses

Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.

Late Rally From Argentina Fails To Delay Default

Argentina Economy Minister Axel Kicillof speaks during a news conference at the Argentina Consulate on Wednesday in New York. By the end of the day, a deal had not been reached with the country's creditors. hide caption

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Latin America

Late Rally From Argentina Fails To Delay Default

Earlier in the day it looked like a resolution was possible, but ultimately talks between the country and a group of creditors broke down in New York. The first time the country defaulted was in 2002.

House Approves $16 Billion Plan To Improve Health Care For Vets

The House easily approved a deal to help veterans hammered out by Florida GOP Rep. Jeff Miller (left) and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

House Approves $16 Billion Plan To Improve Health Care For Vets

The Senate is expected to pass the measure this week. It would expand government programs and provide funds for vets who unable to access VA services to see private doctors.

Should America Keep Its Aging Nuclear Missiles?

A Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile can hit almost any target on earth ... but only if it flies through Russian airspace. This unarmed test version was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. V.A. Mouzon/Tech Sgt. Vincent Mouzon/U.S. Air Force hide caption

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Should America Keep Its Aging Nuclear Missiles?

The U.S. arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles is decades old and will have to be replaced. Now some are questioning whether the weapons are worth the cost.

Grocery Chain Workers Want Their CEO Back

The aisles and food cases are largely empty inside a Market Basket in Somerville, Mass. Workers have disrupted operations by leaving produce to spoil in the back of the store and parking semitrucks to block loading bays. hide caption

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Arthur T. Demoulas, chief executive of the New England grocery chain Market Basket, was pushed out by his cousin in a boardroom struggle. Protesting employees have brought business to a standstill.

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