College Student Details His Sexual Assault for Senate Committee

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-06_397d91aa29.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Two survivors of sexual assault on a college campus testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Thursday, sharing what steps they believe colleges, Congress and the U.S. Department of Education need to take to stem the sexual assault crisis occurring at many college campuses. John Kelly, a student at Tufts University, detailed how he said he was raped when he was a freshman and sophomore.

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Obama Watches US vs. Germany World Cup Match on Air Force One

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-06_cf2f84ebf7.jpgMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- On his way to Minnesota Thursday, President Obama took a break from his day job to watch one of the most anticipated World Cup matches so far. The U.S. took on Germany in Recife, Brazil, and despite the United States' 1-0 loss to the Germans, the Americans will still advance to the knockout round since Portugal beat Ghana 2-1. (All four teams played at the same time).

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Supreme Court Rules Against Obama on Recess Appointments

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-06_0c3313f95d.jpgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the Obama administration when it comes to recess appointments. In a unanimous opinion, all nine justices agreed President Obama does not have the power to decide when the Senate is in recess. The justices said the president was wrong to fill administration posts when the Senate held what are called "pro-forma" sessions, which last only a few seconds every three days.

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When Will Supreme Court’s Aging Liberal Justices Retire?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-06_12be8570a9.jpgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- When will Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer retire? It’s a question that has surfaced as the Supreme Court term has come to an end in recent years. But anticipation about the future plans of Ginsburg and Breyer has taken on a new sense of urgency in some liberal legal circles, with Democrats locked in a bitter struggle with Republicans to keep control of the Senate in the fall midterm elections.

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One Year After Top Court’s Ruling, Gay Marriage Legal in 19 States

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-06_ae5dca1421.jpgStockbyte/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- It’s the one-year anniversary of a major Supreme Court decision on gay marriage. And a lot can happen in a year. In United States v. Windsor, the justices didn’t squarely address the issue of a state ban on gay marriage. Windsor, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, invalidated part of a federal law that denied benefits to same-sex couples legally married in their states.

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