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April 26th, 2010
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Opponents of Arizona's new immigration enforcement law protest Sunday in Phoenix.

Opponents of Arizona's new immigration enforcement law protest Sunday in Phoenix.

Hundreds protest immigration law

(CNN) – Hundreds of people gathered outside Arizona's Capitol building on Sunday in a largely peaceful protest against the state's tough new immigration law.

Chanting "Yes we can," waving American flags and holding signs reading "We have rights" and "We are human," demonstrators kept up a festive spirit as they denounced the bill signed Friday by Gov. Jan Brewer.

The new law requires police to determine whether a person is in the United States legally. It also requires immigrants to carry their alien registration documents at all times and requires police to question people if there is reason to suspect they're in the United States illegally.

Protesters worry that the law will foster racial profiling. Read more

Are corporations people too? Lawmakers target SCOTUS campaign finance ruling

Democrats on Capitol Hill are getting ready to introduce a new bill targeting a Supreme Court decision on campaign finance rules. The court's 5-4 decision says blocking campaign cash from corporations violates our right to freedom of speech, but a Quinnipiac poll found 79% of Americans disagreed with the court's decision. Our Carol Costello has the report this morning.

Shopping for cheap surgery

Everybody loves a bargain, but is it really a good idea to shop for rock-bottom prices when it comes to medical care? With so much waste in our health care system and costs continuing to sky-rocket, some Americans are actually sniffing out cheap surgery deals overseas. Today, our senior medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen introduces us to one of them.

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