Birth-control billing revised

Posted: February 2, 2013 at 5:45 a.m.

Nonprofit religious groups won’t have to pay for their employees’ birth control under the 2010 health-care law, the Obama administration said Friday, attempting to quash a conflict that has triggered dozens of protests and lawsuits.

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Officials gather at a checkpoint entry to the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Friday just after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device.

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Punxsutawney Phil predicts early spring

Groundhog Club Co-handler Ron Ploucha holds the weather predicting groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, after the club said Phil did not see his shadow and there will be an early spring during the Groundhog Day ceremony, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in Punxsutawney, Pa.

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