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Patty Murray wins in long fight to get VA to pay for in-vitro fertility treatments

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington declared victory Wednesday in her long battle to get the federal government to provide in-vitro fertility treatments for wounded veterans. Congress first banned the Veterans Administration from paying for in-vitro fetilization treatments in 1992, responding to concerns that assisted reproduction would result in the destruction of some fertilized embryos.

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Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93

Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday, a person close to him confirmed. Peres was 93.

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Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity

Israel's Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who built up Israel's military might, waged war in Lebanon and promoted policies seen as harmful to the Palestinians.

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