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Federal Judges Reverse Gay-Marriage Bans In Utah, Indiana

Federal Judges Reverse Gay-Marriage Bans In Utah, IndianaUtah and Indiana are the latest states to see their bans on same-sex marriage struck down by a federal court, following rulings in both states Wednesday that found the prohibition unconstitutional.

On Capitol Hill, A Debate Over What’s Driving Central American Exodus

On Capitol Hill, A Debate Over What’s Driving Central American ExodusDuring the last fiscal year, Border Patrol apprehended more than 24,000 unaccompanied children. But by mid-June of this fiscal year, that number had already doubled to more than 52,000.

Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Accused Of Illegal Fundraising

Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Accused Of Illegal FundraisingProsecutors believe that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of a "criminal scheme" to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups in violation of state law.

Eric Cantor Says He’ll Quit Majority Leader Post After Primary Defeat

Eric Cantor Says He’ll Quit Majority Leader Post After Primary DefeatHouse Majority Leader Eric Cantor, fresh from a stunning primary upset at the hands of a Tea Party rival, said today that he would vacate his leadership post by the end of July to make room for a successor.

Senators Reach Framework To Pay For Veterans’ Care Outside System

Senators Reach Framework To Pay For Veterans’ Care Outside SystemSenators from both parties have reached an agreement on legislation that would expand the ability of veterans to seek government-paid medical care outside the network of the VA medical system.

Obama Plans To Leave Residual Force Of 9,800 In Afghanistan

Obama Plans To Leave Residual Force Of 9,800 In AfghanistanPresident Obama announced on Tuesday a plan to leave a residual force of 9,800 service members in Afghanistan beyond 2014. By 2016, most troops will be out of the country.

Marijuana Banking Bill Shelved In Colorado

Marijuana Banking Bill Shelved In ColoradoIt's OK to sell pot in Colorado, but there's still nowhere but the mattress to legally stash the proceeds.

Senate Democrats Say Caterpillar Avoided $2.4 Billion In Taxes

Senate Democrats Say Caterpillar Avoided $2.4 Billion In TaxesSenior officials of Caterpillar Inc. defended the company against accusations that it had used an affiliate in Switzerland to avoided paying some $2.4 billion in taxes over a 12-year period.

How Ukraine’s Presidential Documents Got Online So Fast

How Ukraine’s Presidential Documents Got Online So FastWhen Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych fled Kiev, he left a trove of documents at his estate; many were thrown into a large reservoir. Journalists called divers and spent the weekend going over soggy papers in a house they had long been forbidden from entering. With the help of volunteers, more than 20,000 pages are now online.

Arizona Gov. Brewer Vetoes Controversial Bill

Arizona Gov. Brewer Vetoes Controversial BillArizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she has vetoed controversial legislation that would have allowed business owners in her state to refuse to serve gays and others if those customers somehow offended the proprietors' religious beliefs.