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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS White House defends Libya action The administration’s stance puts it at odds with GOP leaders and some anti-war Democrats. (By Scott Wilson) Greek default fears sharpen Growing political turmoil intensifies concerns that Greece may be spiraling toward default, potentially igniting a new phase in Europe’s debt crisis. (By Anthony Faiola and Howard Schneider) A new low for U.S., Pakistan Officials say the security relationship between the two nations is the rockiest it’s been since 2001. (By Karen DeYoung and and Griff Witte) Arizona Rep. Giffords released from Houston hospital, 5 months after being shot HOUSTON — Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was released from a Houston hospital on Wednesday, five months after being shot in the head during a Tucson political event. (By Associated Press) Bruins hoist the Stanley Cup Boston captures the Stanley Cup for the first time in 39 years with a 4-0 victory over the Canucks

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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS A tough mission in Afghanistan A low-key Marine, Gen. John R. Allen, is set to take over the war at high-stakes moment. (By Craig Whitlock) Nuclear waste dump is mired in inertia Yucca Mountain is a case study in government dysfunction and bureaucratic inertia. The project dates back three decades. It has not solved the problem of nuclear waste. (By Joel Achenbach and Brian Vastag) Bachmann basks in newfound momentum Rep. Michele Bachmann enjoyed a day of fundraising, media exposure and glowing analysis of her newfound momentum on Tuesday, following a strong presidential debate performance. (By Amy Gardner and Sandhya Somashekhar) States seeking to save on Medicaid Republican governors step up their resistance to rules requiring states to maintain current levels of health-care coverage for the poor and disabled under Medicaid. (By Michael A. Fletcher) Graduating from elementary school? Dozens of elementary stud

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TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Obama pledges new aid to Mideast nations embracing democracy Speaking at the State Department, Obama made his first broad attempt to place the Middle East’s wave of popular uprisings in the context of American interests and values. (By Scott Wilson) Obama speech finds mixed response in Mideast The president’s vow to stand with “those who are reaching for their rights” in the Mideast was met mostly with apathy and skepticism. (By Liz Sly and Ernesto Londono) Agents irked by plan to keep Mueller Some agents say Mueller imposed term limits on hundreds in the agency but is failing to abide by legal limits set on his own tenure. (By Jerry Markon) Montgomery cuts health benefits The Montgomery County Council unanimously passes a budget that rolls back health and retirement benefits. (By Michael Laris) Electrical stimulation helps paralyzed man After becoming the first patient to undergo an experimental treatment, he reg