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With just days left before a self-imposed deadline to reach a framework agreement, stubborn gaps remain on an array of key issues.
Friday was a big day for young doctors across the country. It's Match Day — the day medical students find out where they will spend their residencies.
It's a competitive process. This year, more 41,000 applicants are vying for about 30,000 spots.
Dr. Atul Grover, Chief Public Policy Officer with the Association for American Medical Colleges, says he remembers his 1998 Match Day well.
"It was really all about the envelopes," Grover says. "We went back to our groups of friends, family, sat down and everybody kind of opened their envelopes on the count of three. And I can just remember, myself, being personally elated of getting my first choice."
But not everyone is so lucky. Thousands will not be placed. A record number of young doctors applied for residencies this year, and while enrollment in medical schools is increasing, funding for residency positions has stayed about the the same, making the process more competitive.
Facing reelection in a week, Goodluck Jonathan says he thinks that all the territory seized by the extremist group can be retaken.
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