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The Individual Mandate's Growth In Unpopularity
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Supreme Court Review: Justices Take On Health Care
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Supporters of the health care law have recently embraced the term "Obamacare," a word they once recoiled from. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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'Obamacare' Sounds Different When Supporters Say It
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Health Care Ruling Could Impact Presidential Race
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As A Life's End Draws Near, A Father And Son Talk
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As Arguments Wrap, Future of Health Law Is Unclear
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A patient is treated at the Nord Hospital in Marseille, France, in February. European countries have also been engaged in intense debates on the future of their health care systems, where universal coverage is the norm. Anne-Chrisine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court To Decide Health Care Law's Fate
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Justices Ask: Can Health Law Stand If Mandate Fails?
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Listen to Wednesday Afternoon's Supreme Court arguments
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