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Justice a fleeting ideal?

Justice a fleeting ideal?

07/14/13 12:34PM

Yamiche Alcindor from USA Today and Alexis Stodghill from describe how Sanford community members are taking in the verdict of the George... watch

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Farm bill was 'a disaster,' says New Mexico rep.

07/13/13 06:39PM

House Republicans passed a farm bill passed on Thursday, which for the first time since 1973 excluded the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), widely referred to as food stamps. Not a single Democrat voted for the bill. "I think it's a disaster," said New Mexico Democratic Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Saturday. "The notion that we would do that without addressing starving children and families is outrageous." read more

Sen. Wendy Davis, D-FortWorth, listens as the Texas Senate debate an abortion bill before the final vote, Friday, July 12, 2013, in Austin, Texas. The bill would require doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, only allow abortions in...

Texas passes restrictive abortion bill

07/13/13 05:59PM

After a late-night session in the Texas Statehouse Friday night, the Senate passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country. The bill could be signed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry as early as next week, NBC News' Charles Hadlock said Saturday. If signed into law, the legislation will ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy and put restrictions on doctors and clinics. Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, a Democrat, spoke last night saying they will fight the legislation in the courts and the ballot box but Hadlock explains, "it’s about the only option they have right now.” read more

Royal baby anticipation

Royal baby anticipation

07/13/13 12:39PM

Anticipation for the birth of Kate Middleton’s royal baby is building and photographers and cameramen have gathered in London in hopes of catching a glimpse... watch