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Snow covers flowers in front of the Supreme Court building on Monday in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday, the justices hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': Nina Totenberg reports

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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe speaks at a rally promoting the expansion of Medicaid in the state in front of the Capitol in Little Rock on March 7. Danny Johnston/AP hide caption

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Arkansas Medicaid Expansion Attracts Other States' Interest

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While equal rights occupy a large part of the debate over same-sex marriage, federal taxes are also a concern for gay couples. Experts say repealing the Defense of Marriage Act will affect some same-sex couples when they file their taxes. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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High Court's Decision On Federal Marriage Law Has Tax Implications

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Pam Thatcher and her family ultimately moved into her mother's two-bedroom apartment because they couldn't make rent. Courtesy Devon Terrilll/Viewfilm productions/HBO hide caption

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'American Winter' Families Struggle To Survive Fall From Middle Class

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People who are socially isolated may be at a greater risk of dying sooner, a British study suggests. But do Facebook friends count? How about texting? iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Maybe Isolation, Not Loneliness, Shortens Life

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A micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks. Tomasz Szul/Visuals Unlimited, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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Sequencing Of HeLa Genome Revives Genetic Privacy Concerns

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