Listen to audio and view a transcript of Tuesday's Supreme Court arguments and discussion in the Proposition 8 case, Hollingsworth v. Perry.
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West Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths
The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the World Health Organization on Thursday announced dozens of new fatalities.
Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.
Obama takes tougher line against casualties in Gaza
The Obama administration condemned the deadly shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza Wednesday, using tough, yet carefully worded language that reflects growing White House irritation with Israel and the mounting civilian casualties stemming from its ground and air war against Hamas.
House approves VA overhaul
The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for years.
The $16.3 billion measure also would allow the VA to hire thousands of doctors and nurses and rewrite employment rules to make it easier to fire senior executives judged to be negligent or performing poorly.
Contract dispute delays ‘Big Bang Theory’ production
Production on a new season of “The Big Bang Theory” is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors.
What’s a group selfie? An usie
What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course!
Senate changes House bill for highway funds
The Senate on Tuesday voted to change the funding and timing of a House bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states in an effort to force Congress to come to grips with chronic funding problems that have plagued transportation programs in recent years.
State close to national average in credit card debt
Credit card debt may have reached its lowest level in a decade, but according to a recent study on personal debt vs. income, just as more people are paying off their credit card debt monthly, nearly the same number of people are being reported for unpaid bills.
New VA secretary confirmed by Senate
The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans’ waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.
W.Va. man arrested after child found in hot car
A Wheeling man faces charges that he left his 18-month-old daughter in a hot car while he was asleep on a couch.
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