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5 Memorable Nicknames And The Politicians They Stuck To

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Virginia gubernatorial candidates Terry "The Macker" McAuliffe and Ken "Cooch" Cuccinelli may not have much in common politically, but they both do have catchy nicknames. As they meet for their first debate on Saturday, here's a look back at a few other notable political sobriquets.

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Royals In Nappies: A Family Album

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The photographers are already camping out ahead of the expected birth this month of Britain's third in line to the throne. As we wait for that highly anticipated first photo, here's a look back at a few other babies who made a royal entrance.

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Read The Rulings: Inside The Same-Sex Marriage Decisions

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, ruling that legally married same-sex couples are now entitled to the same federal benefits as married opposite-sex couples. They also weighed in on California's same-sex marriage ban. Read annotated versions of the rulings.

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Race And Admissions: The University Of Texas' Long History

Monday, June 24, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court sent a case involving the use of race in the University of Texas' admissions process back to a lower court for stricter scrutiny on Monday. Over the years, the University of Texas has been in court more than once over how race is factored into its admissions decisions.

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What Else Has The Longest-Serving Congressman Outlasted?

Friday, June 07, 2013

Michigan Rep. John Dingell has spent a record-setting 57 years, five months and 26 days in Congress. What hasn't lasted that long? The moon program and two U.S. states (sort of), to name a few.

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EU To End Arms Embargo On Syrian Opposition

Monday, May 27, 2013

But Britain has "no immediate plans to send arms to Syria," says Foreign Secretary William Hague. The EU will continue its sanctions against Bashar Assad's government, which had been set to expire on June 1, Hague said.

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'He Saved Hundreds': Army Chaplain Gets Medal Of Honor

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Emil Kapaun is being honored for his "extraordinary heroism" during the Korean War. The Catholic priest, who died in a prisoner of war camp in 1951, is also a potential candidate for sainthood.

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The Same-Sex Marriage Cases: A Primer

Monday, March 25, 2013

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court hears a pair of cases on the issue of gay marriage. On Tuesday, the justices will review California's Proposition 8; on Wednesday, they take up the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

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150 Years Later, Civil War Sailors Get Arlington Burial

Friday, March 08, 2013

The remains of the unknown sailors were found a decade ago in the wreck of the USS Monitor, a revolutionary ironclad warship. It sank months after its history-making clash with an iron-armored Confederate ship in 1862.

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Pros And Cons: Ryan As Romney's VP

Saturday, August 11, 2012

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's choice of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate seems to be uniting both Republicans and Democrats. Here's a quick look at the pluses and minuses of the decision, from the point of view of the man at the top of the ticket.

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