High Court Strikes Down Restrictive AIDS Funding Law

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_716d8c769d.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that free speech rights trump policy concerns when it struck down a law that requires overseas anti-HIV/AIDS programs to adopt federal guidelines against prostitution and sex trafficking in order to receive U.S.

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Senate Agreement to Bolster Border Security

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_c5644f9b31.jpgMedioimages/Photodisc(WASHINGTON) -- Early Thursday morning, the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” senators will announce an agreement to strengthen border security. ABC News has confirmed that the Senate “Gang of Eight” has reached an agreement to strengthen border security provisions in their bill that is likely to deliver the crucial 70 votes for the measure.

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Senate Confirms New US Trade Representative

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_9fa4d0182b.jpgAndrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate has confirmed President Obama’s nomination of Michael Froman to be the new United States Trade Representative. Froman, a close confidant of the president, has served on the National Economic Council and National Security Council.

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Former Miss America Called ‘Street Walker’ by Local GOP Leader

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_c71f3de993.jpgUS House of Representatives/James Devaney/WireImage(WASHINGTON) -- A former Miss America winner who is now a GOP candidate for Congress was called a string of profane names Wednesday, including “street walker,”  ”love child” and “Miss Queen”. Her attacker? A local Republican Party chairman in central Illinois.

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Bloomberg Gun Group Apologizes for Honoring Bombing Suspect

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_e30aa6c0be.jpgGlenn DePriest/Getty Images(CONCORD, N.H.) -- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was run over by his brother after a gunfight with police, was named as a victim of gun violence during an event held by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the anti-gun violence group run by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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