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November 13th, 2013
05:29 PM ET

Crack-smoking mayor: 'I'm not going anywhere'

Toronoto Mayor Rob Ford smoked crack, and now, he's even admitting he bought illegal drugs while in office. But Ford told the city of Toronto Wednesday that he isn't going anywhere, despite the fact that the city council just asked him to take a leave of absence.

CNN's Paula Newton reports live from Toronto, Ontario.

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November 13th, 2013
03:47 PM ET

Obamacare's first month: 106,000 signed up

Some 106,185 people signed up for Obamacare in its first month of operation, a period marred by major technological problems with both the federal and state enrollment websites.

Fewer than 27,000 Americans selected an insurance plan through the federal healthcare.gov site, which is handling enrollment for 36 states, according to figures released Wednesday by the Obama administration. The site is still far from fully operational, leaving tech experts racing to get it working by month's end, as the administration promised.

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