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12:18pm

Mon March 28, 2011
Politics

Congress Returns To Face Budget, Libya Questions

Members of Congress return this week to face a political reality transformed.

During the congressional break, the U.S. military began operations in Libya under orders from President Obama. And the party-line divide over a 2011 spending plan appeared to only deepen — less than two weeks before the sixth temporary funding extension for the current year expires.

Both issues have focused the spotlight on Obama, who was traveling in Brazil when he announced on March 19 that the U.S. had launched a joint military operation with allies to create a no-fly zone in Libya.

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11:35am

Mon March 28, 2011
The Two-Way

Biden And His Aides Didn't Kidnap Me, Reporter Says

"News to me," Orlando Sentinel reporter Scott Powers writes about some breathless blogging over the weekend that he had been "kidnapped" by aides to Vice President Joe Biden.

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11:02am

Mon March 28, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Doctors Should Ask Kids: Are You On Facebook?

If the pediatrician wants to know if your kids are on Facebook, it's not because she wants to friend them.

The question about Facebook, and other queries about a child's life online, should be part of the medical history doctors take of kids in the age of social media, according to recommendations just out from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Parents should find out, too.

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10:55am

Mon March 28, 2011
The Two-Way

'Get Up And Go!' Is White House Easter Egg Theme

This year's design for the White House Easter Egg continues first lady Michelle Obama's effort to get kids in shape.

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10:30am

Mon March 28, 2011
The Two-Way

Check Out 'Time' Magazine's '140 Best Twitter Feeds'

Time says it knows "the 140 Twitter feeds that are shaping the conversation." They include NPR's Andy Carvin. You can vote on which belongs.

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