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All Things Considered for April 30, 2011

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right, hears from a constituent during a "listening session" Tuesday at Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, Wis. Ryan's plan to fundamentally restructure Medicare and cut social safety net programs has proved to be a tough sell to many Republican voters the last few weeks. Jeffrey Phelps/AP hide caption

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Medicare Math Problem: Taxes - Benefits = Trouble

Medicare's Math Problem: Taxes - Benefits = Trouble

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks with troops during a visit April 7 at Camp Victory in Baghdad. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A 'Radical' Plan To Cut Military Spending

A 'Radical' Plan To Cut Military Spending

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Soldiers care for the wounded on the first day of the Battle of Passchendaele on July 31, 1917. Fought in West Flanders, Belgium, Passchendaele was one of the war's most costly clashes. Imperial War Museum, London hide caption

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WWI: The Battle That Split Europe, And Families

WWI: The Battle That Split Europe, And Families

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