How Budget Cuts Could Affect You

Automatic spending cuts that took effect Friday are expected to touch a vast range of government services. Some examples: DEFENSE One of the Navy's premier warships, the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, sits pier-side in Norfolk, Va., its deployment to the Persian Gulf delayed. The carrier and its 5,000-person crew were to leave Feb. 8, along with the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg. The Navy also began plans to gradually shut down four of its air wings — which include 50...Full Story
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