U.S. Navy and Air Force personnel prepared to airlift a girl with head injuries to an offshore medical facility last week in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The U.S. military says it halted flights carrying Haitian earthquake victims to the United States on Wednesday. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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S.C. Voter Reflects On Obama's First Year
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New Orleans May Elect First White Mayor In Decades
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Are Blue Dogs An Endangered Species?
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State Attorneys General Question Health Care Bill
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Washington, Alabama Fight Over Tanker Contract
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NOLA Mayoral Hopefuls: We're Not Ray Nagin
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An illustration of Boeing's combat-ready KC-7A7 family of tankers. Boeing and some defense analysts say Northrop Grumman is posturing to pressure the Pentagon for more favorable terms. Illustration by Chuck Schroeder/The Boeing Co. hide caption

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Bidding War For Air Force Tanker Contract Heats Up
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Book Highlights Quirks Of La. Cajun Swamp Town
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St. Bernard Parish (shown Feb. 23, 2006) languished until recently — and now that residents are rebuilding, there's controversy over low-income rentals. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Revived La. Parish Faces Fight Over Race
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FDA Bows To Pressure From Fans Of Raw Oysters
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King's Legacy Key In Group's Leadership Vote
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