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Divided Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage case 12:59pm EDT

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on Tuesday along ideological lines on whether the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage, but Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal vote, seemed open to legalizing gay marriage nationwide.

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Kerry says Iran, world powers closer than ever to historic nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS - The United States and five other major powers are closer than ever to a deal with Iran that would end a 12-year-old standoff over Tehran's nuclear program, though more tough negotiations lie ahead, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday. | Video

World, United Nations 27 Apr 2015

Clinton Foundation admits making mistakes on taxes

- The Clinton Foundation's acting chief executive admitted on Sunday that the charity had made mistakes on how it listed government donors on its tax returns and said it was working to make sure it does not happen in the future.

26 Apr 2015

Republicans seek new limits on Guantanamo prisoner transfers

WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers have unveiled plans to make it harder to transfer inmates from the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, stepping up a campaign to slow President Barack Obama's efforts to close the controversial detention center.

27 Apr 2015

Republican presidential contenders woo evangelical voters

DES MOINES, Iowa - Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa and elsewhere have recently begun sounding a call to arms to Christian conservatives, describing what they say is an urgent threat to religious liberty.

Subjects, Gay Marriage 26 Apr 2015