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Opening statements get underway in Boston Marathon bomber trial

BOSTON — One is a self-employed housepainter. Another works for a local water department. There’s a mother of four who has twin boys in the eighth grade; a registered nurse who bought an RV to travel cross-country with her boyfriend … Continue reading

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Ben Carson: Being gay is a choice — just look at prison

Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, says he believes homosexuality is a choice. His proof? Prison. “A lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight,” Carson said in an interview with CNN … Continue reading

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Ben Carson: Being gay is a choice — just look at prison

Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, says he believes homosexuality is a choice. His proof? Prison. “A lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight,” Carson said in an interview with CNN … Continue reading

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Live: Day 1 of the Boston Marathon bombing trial

The trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Wednesday, nearly two years after two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring almost 300 others in the most high-profile case of terrorism on U.S. soil … Continue reading

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Live: Day 1 of the Boston Marathon bombing trial

The trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began Wednesday, nearly two years after two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring almost 300 others in the most high-profile case of terrorism on U.S. soil … Continue reading

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New poll finds major American support for sending U.S. ground troops to fight Islamic State

Congressional hawks who favor sending U.S. ground troops to fight the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria got a boost on Wednesday as a new poll found Americans favor doing so by a lopsided 2-1 edge. The Quinnipiac University … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court justices weigh challenge to Obamacare

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, targeting tax subsidies intended to help people afford insurance, with … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court justices weigh challenge to Obamacare

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, targeting tax subsidies intended to help people afford insurance, with … Continue reading

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Key U.S. senator: no committee vote set on Iran bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Wednesday that no vote had yet been scheduled on a bill that would require President Barack Obama to submit any final Iran nuclear agreement for approval … Continue reading

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Key U.S. senator: no committee vote set on Iran bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Wednesday that no vote had yet been scheduled on a bill that would require President Barack Obama to submit any final Iran nuclear agreement for approval … Continue reading

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