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While the conflict, which has claimed the lives of some 3,500 U.S. and NATO troops, is formally ended, 13,500 will remain in support roles.
An agreement between the Tennessee Hospital Association and Republican Gov. Bill Haslam expands Medicaid without tax dollars, an agreement that could be a blueprint for other states.
Most Americans know about the Underground Railroad, which allowed Southern slaves to escape to the North. But some slaves stayed in the South, hidden in a place where they could resist enslavement.
The Norman Atlantic, with about 500 passengers and crew aboard, was en route from the Greek port of Patras to Ancona, Itlay.