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Medical personnel work outside the medical tent in the aftermath of two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. At area hospitals, doctors say they were confronted with the kinds of injuries U.S. troops get in Iraq and Afghanistan. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Boston Doctors Compare Marathon Bomb Injuries To War Wounds

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This October 2011 photo provided by Melanie Capobianco shows her adoptive daughter, Veronica, trick-or-treating in Charleston, S.C. The child has been the focus of a custody battle between her adoptive parents and her birth father. Courtesy of Melanie Capobianco/AP hide caption

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Adoption Case Brings Rare Family Law Dispute To High Court

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Maria Colmenares lives in a concrete-block house on a mountainside overlooking the presidential palace in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. Her story says much about the oil-rich and turbulent Latin American nation. Nishant Dahiya/NPR hide caption

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Venezuela After Chavez

How Hugo Chavez's Policies Affected Ordinary Venezuelans

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Wednesday

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Marchers at the state capitol building in Austin, Texas, in February protest working conditions in the state's construction sector. Jason Cato/Courtesy of Workers Defense Project hide caption

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Business

Construction Booming In Texas, But Many Workers Pay Dearly

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Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith (center), pleaded not guilty to a charge of conspiracy to kill Americans on March 8. He is set to appear in a federal court Monday. Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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Osama Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Set To Appear In N.Y. Court

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The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels soar over the Florida Keys during a March 23 air show. The group has canceled several air shows in April and May, reportedly owing to budget cuts. Getty Images hide caption

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It's All Politics

Sequester Scorecard: A Month Later, Effects Still Up In Air

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Vice founder Shane Smith attends the premiere screening for the MTV series The Vice Guide To Everything in New York City in December 2010. Vice's new documentary series on HBO launches Friday. Jemal Countess/Getty Images hide caption

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Media

Is The Company Behind Rodman's Korea Visit The Future Of Media?

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An Egyptian woman carries a cooking gas canister in Cairo on Tuesday. The government just raised the price of gas as part of an energy package needed to satisfy the conditions of a $4.8 billion IMF loan. Opponents say some of the conditions disproportionately hurt the poor. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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Middle East

As Egypt Negotiates IMF Loan, Food And Fuel Prices Soar

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President Obama urged Congress to take action on measures to protect children from gun violence while speaking in the East Room of the White House last week. Standing with Obama are Vice President Joe Biden and, according to the White House, law enforcement officials, victims of gun violence and others, whom the White House did not want to name. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Colo. Gun Laws Offer Inspiration, Cautionary Tale For Obama

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