U.S.-Politics
  • Anti-abortion activists and supporters of legal abortion stand in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25.

    Marking 40th anniversary of the controversial Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling that legalized the practice in most cases.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 25, 2013, 10:34 PM EST
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  • Richard Cordray stands left as President Barack Obama announces in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington.

    Far-reaching decision by conservative jurists could limit president's ability to make recess appointments; White House is expected to appeal to Supreme Court.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 25, 2013, 8:31 PM EST
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  • Mary Joe White speaks as President Barack Obama listens in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington.

    Sends a signal that the president wants more aggressive prosecution of white-collar crime and a tough love approach to Wall Street.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 24, 2013, 6:25 PM EST
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  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, flanked by House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left.

    GOP retreat with House passage of a bill hiking U.S. borrowing limit through May 18 ends the immediate danger of fiscal nightmare.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 23, 2013, 8:37 PM EST
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  • Participants have lunch at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23.

    Blamed by some politicians and much of the public for the 2007-08 financial meltdown and still reeling from scandals and prospect of new regulations.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 23, 2013, 8:43 PM EST
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