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Jun 25

Court decides immigration case, Thursday for health care



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The U.S. Supreme Court will wait until later this week to issue its health care decision. The Arizona immigration case has been decided.



Jun 25

Condoleezza Rice speech stirs some vice presidential talk



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Condoleezza Rice isn’t usually mentioned as a top vice presidential choice for Mitt Romney, but she apparently turned heads at a highly publicized Romney campaign summit in Utah last weekend.



Jun 25

George Washington’s Constitution returns home



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A hand-annotated personal version of the U.S. Constitution owned by George Washington is returning to Mount Vernon, after a record auction in New York City. A bidder spent $10 million on the folio, which had Washington’s personal notes on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. After the auction, it turned out that bidder was… [Continue Reading]



Jun 22

A U.S. president’s real-life vampire connection



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The release of the movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter had us fact-checking about any real-life connections between U.S. presidents and the undead. We dug one up, involving Lincoln’s hand-picked successor – and an alleged presidential vampire pardon.



Jun 22

Facts about the real Abraham Lincoln



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Contributor Benjamin Brown looks at 10 interesting facts about Abraham Lincoln, who is getting a bit of media attention this week as a movie debuts about Lincoln’s fictional exploits as a vampire hunter.