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Military Leaders Say Congress Must Stop Sequester
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff say the billions of dollars in defense budget cuts scheduled to begin at the end of the week will have a swift and severe impact on military readiness and they urged Congress to take fast action to stop the reductions...
National Park Cuts Detailed in Memo
Visitors to America's national parks will encounter fewer rangers, find locked restrooms and visitors centers, and see trashcans emptied less often if 5 percent across-the-board federal budget cuts are enacted.
Obama Warns Sequester Will Cause Job Losses
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is warning that "people will lose their jobs" if across-the-board budget cuts take effect as scheduled next week.
Obama says the $85 billion in cuts — known as the sequester — are "severe" and says they won…