Injured combat veterans face ban on IVF coverage

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    Charter close to $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable

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    Maryland offers incentives to active military and veteran homebuyers

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    At Arlington Cemetery, Obama pays tribute for a ‘debt we will never repay’

    At Arlington Cemetery, Obama pays tribute for a ‘debt we will never repay’

    The president thanked American service members and their families for their sacrifices.

    Maryland falls 10-5 to Denver
    in NCAA men’s lacrosse final

    Maryland falls 10-5 to Denver <br> in NCAA men’s lacrosse final

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    Two Sweet Briar board members make the case: The school had to close

    Two Sweet Briar board members make the case: The school had to close

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    After the earthquakes, life returns
    to normal for the rescue dogs

    After the earthquakes, life returns <br> to normal for the rescue dogs

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    In Tenleytown, community life revolves around hangouts

    In Tenleytown, community life revolves around hangouts

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    The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

    The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

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    Catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma leave 3 dead, 12 missing

    Catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma leave 3 dead, 12 missing

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    Huckabee: What if the Supreme Court picked the president?

    Huckabee: What if the Supreme Court picked the president?

    Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says the courts have too much power to “make law as well as enforce it.“

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    Floods sweep across parts of Midwest, forcing hundreds to flee

    Floods sweep across parts of Midwest, forcing hundreds to flee

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