Students Amanda McComas, Rose Marie Chute and Sari Schwartz are approached in October at Santa Monica City College in California about signing up for insurance with the Affordable Care Act. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For The Young And Healthy, Health Insurance Is A Hard Sell

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Acura MDX sport utility vehicles roll off the assembly line at a Honda plant in Lincoln, Ala., in May. Overseas investors have U.S. assets totaling nearly $4 trillion, including auto plants, banks and mines. Joe Songer/AL.com/Landov hide caption

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Vice President Joe Biden swears in Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) as his mother, Carolyn, holds a Bible on Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican candidates Bradley Byrne and Dean Young are running in a special runoff election Tuesday to fill Alabama's 1st congressional district seat. Phillip Rawls and Campaign of Dean Young/AP hide caption

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A Clash Of Styles As GOP Factions Fight For Alabama District

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Heat, Drought Draw Farmers Back To Sorghum, The 'Camel Of Crops'

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America's First Transcontinental Highway Turns 100

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Ronald Phillips, convicted of the rape and murder of a 3-year-old girl, is scheduled to be executed Nov. 14. A court hearing may decide whether the new drug cocktail can be used. Ohio Department of Rehabilitations and Corrections hide caption

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Federal Court To Weigh Ohio's Execution Drug Cocktail

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FAA OKs More In-Flight Use Of Electronic Gadgets

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Boston Celebrates First World Series Win At Home In 95 Years

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New Discovery Park In Rural Tennessee Leaves Community Split

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NSA Snooping Shows Tensions Between Security And Privacy

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Global Internet Infrastructure Makes It Hard To Reel In Spying

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