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Constitution Check: Can a local government order every family in town to have a gun?

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Lyle Denniston looks at whether a Georgia town can really tell every homeowner to have a gun inside their house.

Legal marijuana remains hazy in Colorado, Washington

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It’s been months since Washington and Colorado legalized marijuana and challenged federal laws on controlled substances. And without federal action, the two states remain stuck in a rut.

Stephen Colbert makes fun of Sanford in advance of election

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Comedian Steven Colbert isn’t taking a back seat as his sister will likely take on former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford. In fact, he’s committed to two high-profile funding events, and cracking jokes about Sanford.

Constitution Check: Why would a terrorism suspect be given Miranda warnings?

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Lyle Denniston looks at the reasoning behind reading a Miranda warning to a foreign terror suspect, and how such an act can help convict guilty suspects in a civilian court.

Happy birthday, U.S. Mint!

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Five fun facts about the U.S. Mint. Can you guess who was on the first commemorative coin?