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Bill would expand coverage to 30 million uninsured Americans, seek to control soaring costs
Federal government took big steps to stem smoking, while most states fell short
Move would improve air quality and benefit people with asthma, heart and lung disease, among others, agency says
Restaurant, packaged foods often have more calories than stated, researchers say
National cost still reached $2.3 trillion, government report shows
Next step is compromise with House plan, before proposal can become law
The capital of the free world should not be forced to close for snow: D.C. desperately seeking "flinty Chicago toughness."
Announcement comes as big global warming conference begins in Copenhagen
There have been screw-ups, but new evidence shows that federal intervention rescued the economy.
Focus on toys that pose choking hazard, are too loud, or contain dangerous chemicals