Senators Introduce Bill to Combat College Sexual Assault

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_95bdf623bf.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- A group of bipartisan senators introduced a bill Wednesday to curb sexual assaults occurring on college campuses. “If you are a young woman and you attend school, the odds jump that you will be sexually assaulted at school, probably by someone you know from your class, from a team, from a party,” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said. “The price of a college education should not be that one in five women will be sexually assaulted.”

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Impeach the President? History Isn’t on GOP’s Side

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_a3e52d4b4f.jpgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- They say that history repeats itself, but when it comes to impeachment, Republicans may have learned their lesson the first time. House Speaker John Boehner insisted Tuesday that Republicans had “no plans to impeach the president,” calling talk of removing President Obama from office “a scam started by Democrats at the White House.”

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Americans Split over Crisis in Gaza

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_b22a549361.jpgSpencer Platt/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- A plurality of Americans believes that the militant group Hamas is to blame for the violence that has erupted in Gaza for the past three weeks. A Pew Research poll release Monday found that 40 percent of respondents fault Hamas while 19 percent says Israel spurred the attacks. Meanwhile, 14 percent say both sides are to blame while 28 percent don't know who was responsible for violence.

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Gay Marriage: One Step Closer to the Supreme Court? Why Virginia Matters

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_553051f677.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Though the Supreme Court issued a major opinion concerning gay rights in 2013, it has so far sidestepped the issue of whether states can ban gay marriages. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Monday striking down Virginia's strict marriage laws brought the issue one step closer to the justices. It's the second time a federal appeals court has struck down a state ban since the Supreme Court ruling in United States vs. Windsor.

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What's Changed 10 Years After Obama's DNC Speech?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_eb09fbe781.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) -- What a difference a decade makes: this past weekend marked the 10-year anniversary of President Obama's keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention. One of the biggest visible changes is how Obama's hair has visibly greyed since his time as a state senator from Illinois in 2004. Back then, Obama was the 42-year-old Democratic state senator who was in the midst of his first U.S. Senate campaign when John Kerry asked him to speak at the convention.

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