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Spencer Michels profiles the controversial 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The court has ruled the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance make it unconstitutional to compel children to recite it in public schools and has ruled to…
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Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon cut communication with newly elected Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas until the Palestinian leader takes action against militant groups, an Israeli government spokesman said Friday.
Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the end of the search for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, President Bush's new nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security and the CBS report.
Violence in Sudan's troubled Darfur region continues despite ongoing peace talks. Ray Suarez leads a discussion with Francis Deng, a former Sudanese diplomat who was the representative of the United Nations' secretary general on internally displaced persons, and Salih Booker,…
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on Thursday spoke with Jim Lehrer about the upcoming Iraqi elections, the violent insurgency in Iraq and other major international issues.
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In a blow to the Justice Department, a divided Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that federal judges do not have to abide by the controversial federal criminal sentencing code adopted in 1987.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday declared that federal judges are no longer obligated to abide by the controversial sentencing guidelines that were established by Congress in 1987.
President George W. Bush tapped federal Judge Michael Chertoff Tuesday to head the Department of Homeland Security, replacing outgoing Secretary Tom Ridge.
President Bush continued his drive to overhaul Social Security by launching a campaign Tuesday to win over the public and Congress. Two Social Security experts assess the president's reform plan.
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