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Asked about the looming budget cuts at the Defense Department, Adm. Mike Mullen, outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in Baghdad on Tuesday that everything was on the table. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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National Security

Pentagon Could See Deep Cuts In Debt Deal

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Workers move a section of well casing into place at a natural gas drilling rig near Burlington, Pa. The industry is expected to drill as many as 10,000 new wells in the next few years. Ralph Wilson/AP hide caption

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The Fracking Boom: Missing Answers

As Natural Gas Fracking Expands, Water Worries Mount

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Mayor Knox White has led Greenville, S.C., for 15 years, and is running unopposed for another term. Here, he stands near a natural waterfall that's in the middle of the city's downtown, in a park that cost $13 million. "Within two years," he says, "over $100 million in private investment was created around the park." Julie Rose/WFAE hide caption

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America's Mayors: Governing In Tough Times

How A Park Helped One Town Weather The RecessionWFAE-FM

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President Obama shakes hands with former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray after announcing his nomination to serve as the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Elizabeth Warren, who helped build the agency, look on. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Business

New Consumer Agency Faces Opposition

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