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Republicans say they won't cut Social Security. So why does it keep coming up?

Sat, 02/11/2023 - 05:01

Republicans committed publicly at the State of the Union not to cut Social Security or Medicare. But it remains the party's third rail amid talks over the debt ceiling.

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Even a cemetery in France is affected by Putin's war

Sat, 02/11/2023 - 05:01

The largest Russian Orthodox cemetery outside Russia is in a suburb of Paris. This normally tranquil place has become a battleground between Russia and the West.

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The U.S. needs more affordable housing – where to put it is a bigger battle

Sat, 02/11/2023 - 05:00

American suburbs mandated single-family homes generations ago, often to segregate areas by race and class. New laws allow more-affordable options like townhomes but construction so far has been slow.

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