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House Speaker John Boehner (from left), with Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), speaks to reporters after meeting with President Obama about the deficit at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images hide caption

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The Federal Budget Crunch

Budget Compromise May Be A Tough Sell In Congress

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Budget Compromise May Be A Tough Sell In Congress

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The Federal Budget Crunch

Obama Criticizes House GOP's Deficit Plan

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Obama Criticizes House GOP's Deficit Plan

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The Federal Budget Crunch

Obama Lays Out Deficit Reduction Plan

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Obama Lays Out Deficit Reduction Plan

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Lowell Austin, an autistic student at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., receives tutoring from Stephanie Hurly at the university's Autism Training Center, one of several college programs highlighted on the website College Autism Spectrum. Jeff Gentner/AP hide caption

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Education

Autistic Kids Learn To Survive, And Thrive, In College

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Autistic Kids Learn To Survive, And Thrive, In College

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In this illustration from a story called "Steak for Supper," a crew of creatures follow a boy home in hopes of getting a steak dinner. The story is one of seven rediscovered Dr. Seuss shorts from The Bippolo Seed. Courtesy Random House hide caption

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Books

'The Bippolo Seed': The 'Lost' Dr. Seuss Stories

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'The Bippolo Seed': The 'Lost' Dr. Seuss Stories

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National

Texas Lawmakers Vote To Raise Speed Limit

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Texas Lawmakers Vote To Raise Speed Limit

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The Federal Budget Crunch

Obama Outlines Deficit Blueprint

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Obama Outlines Deficit Blueprint

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Crisis In The Housing Market

Lenders Ordered To Change Foreclosure Practices

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Lenders Ordered To Change Foreclosure Practices

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit. Allison V. Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Reviews

Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit: Life Back Home

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Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit: Life Back Home

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Obituaries

Owner Of Newsweek Sidney Harman Dies

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Owner Of Newsweek Sidney Harman Dies

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Juana Sanchez, 57, waits for news about her 38-year-old son, who has been missing since May 2010, in front of the morgue in Matamoros, in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, on Friday. Alexandre Meneghini/AP hide caption

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The Americas

Mexicans Look For Missing After Mass Graves Found

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Mexicans Look For Missing After Mass Graves Found

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Conflict In Libya

Mubarak, Sons Detained By Egyptian Officials

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Mubarak, Sons Detained By Egyptian Officials

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Sports

Barry Bonds Guilty Of Obstruction

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Barry Bonds Guilty Of Obstruction

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