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There was the official GOP response, but many members who didn't get their moment in the spotlight took to Twitter.
January 20, 2015
The monitor is part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the Albuquerque Police Department's excessive use of force.
January 20, 2015
The Supreme Court has overruled the lower courts and allowed Mark Christeson's new lawyers to appeal based on inadequate representation by his previous attorneys.
January 20, 2015
President Obama's guest list for tonight's speech includes Alan Gross, who was freed from a Cuban prison in December. Other guests include a veteran, a police officer and a climate scientist.
January 20, 2015
The company finds that even if people don't order directly from the catalogs, they still serve a purpose.
January 20, 2015
The struggles Americans have endured in recent years will be noted in President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday. "But tonight," he says in an excerpt, "we turn the page."
January 20, 2015
Many healthy school lunch options end up in the garbage. But two researchers say that students who eat lunch after recess are more likely to eat fruits and veggies than students who eat lunch first.
January 20, 2015
Today, Guineans had one thing on their mind: Would their beloved Elephants beat Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations?
January 20, 2015
The neighborhood popular with tourists is no longer an exception to New Orleans' stubborn crime rate. A recent run of robberies has residents criticizing city leaders and calling for more protection.
January 20, 2015
President Obama will lay out three main ideas in a State of the Union speech that may echo his first address to Congress in 2009.
January 20, 2015
Audie Cornish talks with Saudi Arabia expert Gregory Gause about how the country views the ISIS threat. The kingdom is building a 600-mile border wall along its northern border with Iraq.
January 20, 2015
In 1963, Tony Verna changed the way we watch sports forever when he created "instant replay." He died this week at the age of 81. Robert Siegel talks to freelance writer Anna Clark about his legacy.
January 20, 2015
Audie Cornish talks to journalist Iona Craig about the Houthi rebels' attack and takeover of the Yemeni presidential palace in Sanaa. Craig has been based in Yemen for the past four years.
January 20, 2015
Britain's most popular newspaper will reportedly stop featuring photos of topless women on its pages. The Sun began its "Page 3" pictures 44 years ago, but there has long been criticism of the feature, which critics say objectifies women.
January 20, 2015
The Supreme Court today heard arguments testing whether states may prohibit candidates for judgeships from soliciting campaign donations personally.
January 20, 2015
The "State of the Union Machine" randomly generates text based on different presidents' actual speeches. Their words and phrases can be patched together to create a multi-administration text.
January 20, 2015
This year, the many of the policy initiatives in President Obama's State of the Union address have been anything but closely guarded secrets. The president has previewed several proposals in the days leading up to the speech. And media consumers now have more options than ever for taking in the speech.
January 20, 2015
A commission report this week found that incarcerated young people — most of them black and Hispanic — face a high risk of assault and victimization behind bars and an increased risk of suicide.
January 20, 2015
The Japanese government is facing a ransom demand of $200 million for the lives of two Japanese men held by the self-described Islamic State. The demand was made in a video posted online, in which a hooded fighter gave Japan 72 hours to come up with the money.
January 20, 2015
As much as 50,000 gallons of oil has spilled into the Yellowstone River in Montana. Those who live in surrounding cities have been told not to drink tap water. In 2011, more than 60,000 gallons of oil spilled in the same river.
January 20, 2015

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