The White House will release $15 billion from the recovery package for state Medicaid programs.
Obama delivers the overview for his first budget. The full spending plan isn't due until April.
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Academy Awards after parties are always swanky and star-studded. But this year, even disparate celebrations had a conversation topic in common: The best-picture gaffe that saw Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway award the night's top prize to "La La Land," only to correct themselves and present it to "Moonlight." The unprecedented error dominated post-party talk.
The driver accused of plowing into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans had a blood alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit, police said.
A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.
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