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Obama Prepares for Speech on Health Reform

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama is getting no shortage of advice on what to say in his health care speech to Congress, and much of it conflicts. Liberals want him to issue a call to action in his Wednesday address, clear and bold. Conservatives hope he'll back away from his push for sweeping changes this year and break health care legislation into smaller pieces ...


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Back to School Intensifies Responsibilities for Grandparents

WASHINGTON (NNPA) - Grandmothers have long been the safety net for parents who are either unable or unwilling to take care of their own children. Social workers refer to families in which grandparents raise their grandchildren instead of the parents as "skipped-generation" households


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Omarosa: The 'Life After' Interview

A Tete-a-Tete with the Top Reality-TV Villain of All Time

Omaroseonee Manigault-Stallworth was born on Feb. 15, 1974 in Youngstown, Ohio. She later served as Deputy Associate Director of Presidential Personnel at the White House under President Bill Clinton, although her subsequent appearance on a television show would come to eclipse all of the above ...


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Obama Faces a Tough September

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama confronts a tortuous September and it's not just the divisive political fight over health care. Back from his first presidential vacation, Obama settles back into the Oval Office well-aware his approval ratings have fallen. He now must spend heavily from that shrinking fund of political capital - with a highly uncertain outcome - if his vision of health care overhaul is to emerge from Congress...


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