Obamas Get Some Extra Attention at Easter Church Service in DC

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_314f54a01c.jpgOlivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Obama family Sunday attended an Easter service in the capital, drawing special attention from the pastor and a warm reception from the congregation. The first family’s decision to skip church on Christmas Eve and Christmas while on vacation in Hawaii four months ago did not go unnoticed, among media outlets both religious and mainstream. On Sunday, they made up for lost church time.

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John Paul Stevens: Okay to Consider Politics in Retirement Decision

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_e97faec598.jpgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- In an interview with George Stephanopoulos on This Week, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens revealed that he believes it is appropriate for justices to take "politics" into account in deciding when to retire. "I think so… It's an appropriate thing to think about your successor, not only in this job," Stevens said on whether to take into account which president will choose a successor.

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Rep. Michael McCaul Expresses Concern Over Potential Marathon Terrorist Copycat

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_79f4a46065.jpgTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images (BOSTON) -- Sunday on This Week, House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, while noting the increase in security in Boston ahead of Monday's marathon, expressed concern over the potential that someone may try to replicate the attack last year on the Boston Marathon that left three people dead and hundreds injured.

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Not Everyone's Happy Michelle Obama Will Deliver a Graduation Address; School District Responds

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_b64270794b.jpgABC/Rick Rowell (TOPEKA, Kan.) -- First lady Michelle Obama plans to speak at a high school graduation next month in Topeka, Kansas, but not everyone's happy about it, as some families have voiced concerns that her presence could limit seating and take attention away from the graduates themselves. The school district responded to some of that criticism Saturday, pledging "at least six tickets" for each graduate's family members.

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Woman Sues After '8THEIST' Plate Denied, 'BAPTIST' Approved

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_3298b90c84.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (LEESBERG, N.J.) -- A woman filed a federal lawsuit alleging that her First Amendment rights were violated when she was denied a license plate that would proclaim her atheist views in New Jersey, though a plate reading "BAPTIST" was approved. According to the suit, Shannon Morgan of Leesberg, N.J., said she tried to register online with the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission for a vanity license plate reading "8THEIST," but was told that the "requested plate text is considered objectionable."

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