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Photos from the Bush/Obama road trip to South Africa

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Much has been made of President Obama and former President Bush sharing a ride to South Africa for Mandela’s memorial on Air Force One, but now we have photos. And yes, given a captive audience, President Bush will whip out his iPad and try and show you things he has painted in his retirement.   [Read More]
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Real-time coverage of the JFK assassination as it was in 1963

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Sarah Palin isn’t so sure about ‘kinda liberal’ pope

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Sarah Palin tells CNN’s Jake Tapper she goes to a “Bible believin’ church,” how she discovered God at summer camp and how Pope Francis is “kinda liberal,” but she’s not really sure. Palin’s new book, ”Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas,” in which, according to Amazon.com, “she asserts the importance of preserving [...] [Read More]
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Hidden message in National Weather Service forecast

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Those crafty meteorologists over at the National Weather Service’s Alaska Region Headquarters managed to take a jab at congress in the 5 a.m. weather forecast discussion bulletin.
Look carefully, but if you want to cheat, scroll down:
Didn’t catch … [Read More]
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Reports of shots fired outside U.S. Capitol

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Rep. John Larson blows his top over shutdown

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In the run-up to the shutdown, Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) had one angry question:
“DO YOU STAND WITH YOUR COUNTRY? DO YOU STAND FOR YOUR COUNTRY? OR DO YOU WANT TO TAKE IT DOWN THIS EVENING? STAND UP FOR YOUR COUNTRY!” [Read More]
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LIVE: I Have a Dream 50th anniversary

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Follow the events in Washington with Reuters live blog from the events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

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Video: Reflecting on same-sex marriage

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  Video: Mike Kepka & Luanne Dietz/San Francisco Chronicle   On June 26, 2013 the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional. Minutes later, the Court dismissed the Proposition 8 case, paving the way for same-sex marriage to return to California. Together for 10 years, Elana Metz and Marlene White share   [Read More]
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Michele Bachmann’s top ‘untruths’

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The fact checkers of American politics are probably mourning the impending loss of Minn. Rep. Michele Bachmann in Congress. As the conservative politician announced she will not seek reelection to her House seat in the next election, PolitiFact has released a list of Bachmann’s scores on their “Truth-O-Meter,” the majority of which were either labeled   [Read More]
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