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Democratic Party possibilities for 2016 (clockwise from top left): former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; Vice President Joe Biden; former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley; Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders; Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren; former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb. Ethan Miller, Mandel Ngan, Patrick Smith, Mark Wilson, Chip Somodevilla (2)/Getty Images hide caption

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In Likely Democratic Primary, Who's Joining Hillary Clinton?

Pretty much everyone expects Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016. But will she have any competition? A look at the Democratic bench finds a shortlist that's rather short.

The Rev. Charles Perry of Unity Church, in Birmingham, Ala., marries Curtis Stephens, center, and his partner of 30 years, Pat Helms, Monday at the Jefferson County Courthouse. Alabama began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block the marriages in the state. Hal Yeager/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Won't Stop Gay Marriages In Alabama

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Elizabeth Ebinger in Maplewood, N.J., bought her solar panels, while neighbor Tim Roebuck signed a 20-year lease. Both are happy with the approach they took, and both are saving money on energy bills. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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The Great Solar Panel Debate: To Lease Or To Buy?

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Fast-food workers in Los Angeles march in August 2013 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Similar protests around the country have been organized by labor unions. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Unions Have Pushed The $15 Minimum Wage, But Few Members Will Benefit

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"It still speaks to people," Rhiannon Giddens says of old folk music. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Push It Further: Rhiannon Giddens Takes A Turn On Tradition

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Students hold pens and signs reading "I am Charlie" in La Rochelle, France, on Jan. 8. They were paying tribute to the 12 people killed the day before in an attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Xavier Leoty/AFP/Getty hide caption

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The French Debate: Free Speech Versus Hate Speech

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A man watches sports broadcast on screens at a sports book owned and operated by CG Technology in Las Vegas. CG Technology is asking the Nevada Gaming Control Board to allow betting on the Olympics. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Nevada's Gaming Commission Considers Olympic Wagers

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Democratic Party possibilities for 2016 (clockwise from top left): former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; Vice President Joe Biden; former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley; Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders; Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren; former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb. Ethan Miller, Mandel Ngan, Patrick Smith, Mark Wilson, Chip Somodevilla (2)/Getty Images hide caption

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In Likely Democratic Primary, Who's Joining Hillary Clinton?

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In 2011, Ed Sabol, right, was inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame in Canton, Ohio. His presenter during the ceremony was his son Steve Sabol, who died from brain cancer a year later at the age of 69. Ed Sabol died Monday at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., at the age of 98. Shawn Wood/AP/Pro Football Hall of Fame hide caption

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Ed Sabol, Founder Of NFL Films, Dies At 98

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Blue Cross Blue Shield takes aim at Target — or, rather, at Target shoppers in San Antonio who might be interested in buying health insurance. Veronica Zaragovia/KUT hide caption

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Insurers And Austin Mayor Promote Obamacare To Texas Latinos

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