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Nation Mar 27A history of papal visits by U.S. presidents
With his visit to Vatican City, President Obama continues the tradition of presidential meetings with the pope that began with the 28th president of the United States.
Politics Mar 07At CPAC, conservatives search for message that wins elections
Thousands of Conservative activists gathered just outside of the nation's capital this week to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference, the movement's largest political gathering. The event featured speeches from Republican party leaders, and drew people from Florida to Montana.
World Feb 17Here’s why Venezuela just expelled three American diplomats
Venezuela has seen an outbreak of violence after demonstrators protested against the current socialist leadership. Here's a timeline of the situation this past week.
Nation Feb 05Challenge to Virginia marriage ban brought to federal court
Protestors and supporters of same-sex marriage begin to show up outside federal court in Norfolk pic.twitter.com/iBAbMY31im— Deanna LeBlanc (@DeannaWAVY) February 4, 2014 Photo by Deanna LeBlanc/WAVY TV 10 AM Reporter A federal court in Norfolk, Va.
Education Jan 28Obama renews his commitment to equality in education
President Obama reiterated his commitment to a range of education issues in his 2014 State of the Union on Tuesday, from early childhood education to training high schools in the technical fields to affordable college tuition.