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Friday, March 29,2013

What if North Korea doesn't back down on its threats?

President Barack Obama is taking a calculated risk in his negotiations with North Korea. The Asian country is following a similar pattern; Obama is trying something new. Whether it will work, nobody knows.
Wednesday, March 27,2013

Supreme Court may strike down DOMA: Day 2 of gay marriage debate

The day after the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments over California's anti-gay-marriage law Proposition 8, the justices heard a case against the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
Tuesday, March 26,2013

HAPPENING NOW: Follow live updates on Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments on Prop 8, California's ban on gay marriage, today.
Monday, March 25,2013

Supreme Court to address gay marriage cases this week

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases on gay marriage this week, providing the first rulings from the highest court on the critical social issue.
Monday, March 25,2013

Tea Party darling Bachmann investigated by House ethics investigators

Rep. Michele Bachmann, the Republican candidate who briefly held the lead in the 2012 presidential primary campaign, now faces numerous investigations and allegations about improper use of campaign funds.
Wednesday, March 20,2013

PHOTOS: Look back at the Iraq War, 10 years later

The U.S. invasion of Iraq took place 10 years ago this week, and news outlets have been marking the occasion by checking in with the current state of the country and looking up notable names from that time.
Tuesday, March 19,2013

Reid drops assault weapons ban; lacks support from Senate Democrats

Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., has announced he will not pursue a revival of the ban on assault weapons, saying the White House-supported measure has fewer than 40 votes in the Senate.
Tuesday, March 19,2013

U.S. support for gay marriage surges to highest mark ever

Fewer than 10 years ago, 55 percent of Americans opposed gay marriage — to the point that they told an ABC News/Washington Post poll it should be made illegal.
Monday, March 18,2013

Washington Post to implement website paywall

The Washington Post has announced it will be the next daily newspaper to implement a paywall on its website, charging "frequent users" a fee to view articles.
Monday, March 18,2013

GOP establishment, right wing battle over 2012 election 'autopsy'

The Republican Party is too old, too white and out of touch with average Americans.