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Friday, March 15,2013

Sen. Rob Portman supports gay marriage — but what about issues that don't affect his family?

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has announced that he is in favor of gay marriage after his son told Portman and his wife that he is gay.
Tuesday, March 12,2013

Theater shooting: Holmes could be given 'truth serum' if he testifies in trial

If he pleads guilty by reason of insanity and takes the stand, Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes could be given a so-called "truth serum" drug that would supposedly make him tell the truth about whether he was insane.
Tuesday, March 12,2013

The unlikely success of the Doritos Locos taco at Taco Bell

Taco Bell scored the biggest hit of 2012 in the fast food industry, and it wasn't really very close.
Monday, March 11,2013

Paul Ryan budget assumes 'Obamacare' repeal, balances budget in 10 years

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., will propose a 2013 budget this week that would start the federal government on a path to balance the budget in 10 years.
Friday, March 8,2013

Republicans: bin Laden relative, terror suspect should not have U.S. trial

The U.S. government has decided to proceed with a trial against a suspected terrorist in U.S. federal court rather than in a military tribunal, despite opposition from Republicans.
Tuesday, March 5,2013

North Korea vows to nullify armistice if US starts war exercises

North Korea has vowed to cancel the armistice that has held off war with South Korea, if South Korea and the U.S. go ahead with planned war games on the Korean peninsula.
Monday, March 4,2013

Obama again offers Medicare, Social Security cuts

In an attempt to ease the automatic sequester budget cuts, President Barack Obama has again offered to reduce spending on Social Security and Medicare, two "entitlement" programs often targeted by Republicans.
Friday, March 1,2013

Are Republicans using the sequester to enact domestic spending cuts?

At midnight, the axe falls on massive cuts to the federal budget in the "sequester," a budget adjustment agreed to by Democrats and Republicans back when they agreed on even the stupidest ideas.
Friday, February 22,2013

LaHood: Transportation faces huge sequester cuts if GOP doesn't act

The FAA faces $600 million in budget cuts of a debt ceiling agreement isn't reached and the budget enters sequestration, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says. And Republican members of Congress are to blame if it happens.
Friday, February 15,2013

VIDEOS: Russia struck by meteorite

A meteorite entered Earth's atmosphere and landed in Russia, causing a large blast that has injured as many as 1,000 people, according to reports. Below we've compiled multiple videos of the event.