Bill Maher, shown here at a 2011 event in Los Angeles, gave $1 million to the superPAC supporting President Obama's re-election bid. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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Bill Maher's Obama SuperPAC Donation Causing Stir

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Chef Mario Batali prepares dishes for the crowd at the world premiere of Volkswagen's new Jetta compact sedan in New York City in 2010. Jemal Countess/Getty Images hide caption

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Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Settles Lawsuit With His Waitstaff

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The Big Squeeze: Calif. Weight Loss Clinics Under Investigation

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Accounting Scam Embroils California Nonprofits

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A Mitt Romney supporter holds up a sign showing her love for Romney and Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow at a rally for the GOP presidential candidate at Arapahoe High School this week in Centennial, Colo. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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After Glum Night, Romney May Find Signs Of Hope In Colorado Swing County

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An attendee holds American flags during a rally Saturday in Colorado Springs, Colo. The rally was for Republican Mitt Romney, but a new study says the number of newly declared independents is outpacing new registration for either Republicans or Democrats in the state. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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In Battleground Colorado, Independents On The Rise

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Support, Protest And Hiccups During The Nev. Caucus

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Men arrive at a campaign rally for Mitt Romney in Elko, Nev., on Friday. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Voting Heads West: A Nevada Republican Presidential Caucus Primer

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Candidates Lock Their Sights On GOP Convention

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The site of the demolished Frontier casino sits vacant on the Las Vegas Strip in December. Construction of a new hotel and casino, the Las Vegas Plaza, has been delayed until economic conditions improve. Isaac Brekken/AP hide caption

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Sour Economy Has Nevada Looking For New Jackpot

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Will Nevada Remain A Blue State In November?

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Last year, the Annex de Martissant area of Port-au-Prince was a camp for displaced people. The area was filled with tents. Today, locals are building sturdier shelters with funding from the American Red Cross. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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The Challenge Of Measuring Relief Aid To Haiti

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Seventy-three temporary wooden shelters were built last month by the American Red Cross together with other nongovernmental organizations in the Cite Soleil neighborhood of Port-au-Prince. Some residents of the new settlement, Village Carvil, have already added living space with tarps. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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Two Years After Quake, Many Haitians Await Aid

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Elicia Andre, who says she used to be much larger — a sign of affluence in Haiti — is now skin and bones. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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In Haiti, Hope Is Still Hard To Find

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LA Police Arrest Suspect In Arson String

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