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Same-Sex Ruling Has Employers Tweaking Benefits

The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on same-sex marriage has private employers around the country scrambling to make sure their employee benefit plans comply with the law.

07/05/2013

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NSA Leaker’s Father Praises Son In Open Letter

The father of NSA leaker Edward Snowden, frustrated by his inability to reach out directly to his son, has written an open letter to him extolling him for “summoning the American people to confront the growing danger of tyranny.”

07/02/2013

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Detroit Man Stops In Md. During Wheelchair Trip Push For Pot Legalization

A 52-year-old man with cerebral palsy is traveling by motorized wheelchair from Michigan to Washington, D.C., as part of an effort to push for the legalization of marijuana.

07/01/2013

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Winfrey Giving $12M To New African-American Museum

Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American life.

06/11/2013

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White House Gets Touch Of Purple At Ravens Super Bowl Celebration

The day is finally here. President Barack Obama honors the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens at the White House south lawn.

06/05/2013

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Key Ravens From Super Bowl Roster Won’t Make White House Visit

Ray Lewis and Ed Reed will join their former teammates Wednesday at the White House, where President Barack Obama will honor the Super Bowl Champs for its 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. But there will be some obvious absences.

06/04/2013

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President Obama Invites Super Champion Baltimore Ravens To The White House

President Barack Obama will welcome the Baltimore Ravens to the White House to recognize the team’s Super Bowl XLVII victory.

05/31/2013

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President Obama Addresses Naval Academy Graduates For 2nd Time

It’s the end of a four year chapter for 1,000 Naval Academy midshipmen. They’re now commissioned officers with a personal presidential sendoff.

05/24/2013

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Michelle Obama Stresses Importance Of Education At Bowie State Graduation

The first lady delivers a commencement speech for 600 Bowie State University graduates. But for one Baltimore senior, the speech was personal.

05/17/2013

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President Obama Surprises Moravia Park Primary School

While Friday’s speech came with plenty of advance notice, the president’s first stop in Baltimore was planned as a surprise.

05/17/2013

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Obama To Visit Baltimore To Tout Economic Plans

President Barack Obama will visit Baltimore as part of a series of quick trips around the country to emphasize his economic proposals.

05/10/2013

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Ricin Suspect Released From Jail

A Mississippi man accused of sending poison-laced letters to the president and other U.S. officials has been released from jail. Now the hunt continues for whomever sent the deadly substance.

04/23/2013

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