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President Obama speaks during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday. He told reporters: "Leaks related to national security can put people at risk." Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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AP Case Adds To Obama Team's Tough Record On Leaks

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Members of the Save Our Courts coalition rally outside the Los Angeles County Courthouse in March. The county will soon cut the number of courthouses handling small claims cases from 27 to six. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Budget Woes Mean Big Delays For Small Claims Courts

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Some Muslims say Buddhist monks have been inciting followers during recent violence in Myanmar. Monk U Wirathu acknowledges that he is a Buddhist nationalist but says he has tried to prevent fighting. He's shown here at the Masoeyein monastery in Mandalay, Myanmar, on March 27. Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP hide caption

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Are Buddhist Monks Involved In Myanmar's Violence?

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Six years ago, Rick Bounds was told he would die without a kidney and liver transplant. Today he is a triathlete, thanks to donor organs from Dorothy Biernack's late husband, Marty. StoryCorps hide caption

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A Gift Of Life And Friendship After A Family's Loss

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Los Angeles mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel had similar records while serving together on the City Council. AP hide caption

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LA Mayoral Candidates Try To Persuade Voters To Pay Attention

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"We're going to keep prices as fair as we possibly can," says Bob Viden of Bob's Little Sport Shop in southern New Jersey. Marianne McCune/ NPR hide caption

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Demand For Ammunition Is Up. Why Aren't Prices?

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