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Judges sue Social Security over case 'quotas' 


    WASHINGTON — Judges struggling to handle a surge of disability cases sometimes award benefits they might otherwise deny in order to clear cases faster so they can meet quotas imposed by the Social Security Administration, according to a lawsuit filed by the union representing the agency's administrative law judges.

    The Social Security

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    1 of 2 suspects in Boston bombing killed 


      Police in tactical gear surround an apartment building while looking for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013. All residents of Boston were ordered to stay in their homes Friday morning as the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombings continued after a long night of violence that

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      Image leads to hunt for Boston bombing suspect

        A mourner reacts during a candlelight vigil in the aftermath of Monday's Boston Marathon explosions, which killed at least three and injured more than 140, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at City Hall in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

        BOSTON — The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a po

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        Illinois House erupts over 'may issue' gun bill

          Illinois Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, argues gun legislation while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

          SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Anyone who doubts the division in Illinois over gun control need look no further than the state House on Wednesday, where a p

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          Gun control backers: Senate defeat won't stop us

            U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, spoke with students from the all-male Urban Prep Academy- West Campus Friday, April 12, 2013 about growing up in some of Chicago's more dangerous communities. His visit to the school, located in the Lawndale community on the West Side of Chicago, came ahead of the U.S. Senate's vote-down of national gun

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