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Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is considered a leading candidate to become the next secretary of state. Leading Senate Republicans say they would seek to block her if she's nominated. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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World

Obama Defends U.N. Envoy Amid Republican Attack

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Obama Defends U.N. Envoy Amid Republican Attack

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Two new studies and a proposed class-action lawsuit settlement all have the potential to change dollar signs as lawmakers address the impending fiscal cliff. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Health Care Cuts Are Coming: Here's Where Liberals Say You Can Slice

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Pharmacy and medical services stores closed in Coney Island. Reema Khrais/NPR hide caption

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Superstorm Sandy: Before, During And Beyond

For Some Sandy Survivors, Medicine's The Big Worry

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For Some Sandy Survivors, Medicine's The Big Worry

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo meets Nov. 10 with residents of the Far Rockaways section of Queens, which was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Cuomo is seeking $30 billion in federal assistance to help rebuild his state at a time when Congress is already consumed with reducing the deficit. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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As FEMA's Sandy Cleanup Continues, Questions Arise About Long-Term Help

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Millions of U.S. families have a recent foreclosure on their record. Typically, that means waiting at least seven years before securing another home loan. But some families say they are having luck buying again — sometimes in as few as three years. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Crisis In The Housing Market

Foreclosed Homeowners Getting Back In The Market

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Foreclosed Homeowners Getting Back In The Market

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Book Reviews

Book Review: 'The Lawgiver'

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Book Review: 'The Lawgiver'

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Charlie Watts says "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," The Rolling Stones' 1965 hit, "sums up the whole period" in the band's development. Pierre Verdy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Charlie Watts On What Makes 'Satisfaction' So Satisfying

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New England Compounding Center co-owner Barry Cadden went to Capitol Hill for a congressional hearing Wednesday on the fungal meningitis outbreak. Choosing to take the Fifth Amendment, Cadden did not testify. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Lawmakers Clash With FDA Over Meningitis Outbreak

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Lawmakers Clash With FDA Over Meningitis Outbreak

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A U.S. Marine patrol walks across the charred oil landscape near a burning well near Kuwait City in March 1991. Concerns about oil supply were at play when the U.S. and its allies intervened during the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990. But American policy is changing now that Mideast oil imports to the U.S. are declining. John Gaps III/AP hide caption

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U.S. Rethinks Security As Mideast Oil Imports Drop

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Lyme disease is spread by deer ticks like this one. A study finds that some people can be reinfected many times with the bacteria that cause the disease. Lauree Feldman/Getty Creative Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Recurring Lyme Disease Rash Caused By Reinfection, Not Relapse

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Recurring Lyme Disease Rash Caused By Reinfection, Not Relapse

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Thanksgiving gets a lift from kimchi, the fermented cabbage found on the Korean table. TheDeliciousLife/Flickr.com hide caption

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Wake Up Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes With A Touch Of Kimchi

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