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The justice who will decide gay marriage

March 28, 2013
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The justice who will decide gay marriage

Supreme Court Associate Justices Anthony Kennedy (R) and Stephen Breyer await the start of a hearing on Capitol …
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Forty years later: Vietnam troops’ exit recalled

March 28, 2013
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Forty years ago, soldiers returning from Vietnam were advised to change into civilian clothes on their flights home because of fears they would be accosted by protesters after they landed. For a Vietnamese businessman who helped the U.S. government, a rising sense of panic set in as the last combat troops left the country...
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Instant View: S&P 500 ends at new closing high

March 28, 2013
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(Reuters) – The S&P 500 index posted a new closing high on Thursday, surpassing the previous record of 1565.15 set in October 2007, as investors continued a strong run that has seen the index rise nearly 10 percent in the first three months of the year.
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Wall St Week Ahead: Pullback possible after S&P’s milestone

March 28, 2013
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – After flirting with an all-time high for three weeks, the S&P 500 posted its best closing level in history. But some strategists say Thursday’s record could be a harbinger that the stock market rally is running out of steam.
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U.S. sends stealth bombers to S. Korea

March 28, 2013
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S military says two nuclear-capable B-2 bombers have completed a training mission in South Korea amid threats from North Korea that include nuclear strikes on Washington and Seoul.
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5-minute rampage: Newtown warrants released

March 28, 2013
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5-minute rampage: Newtown warrants released

Police tape seen outside the Lanza home in Newtown (Getty Images)
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Global stocks, euro gain as Cyprus banks reopen

March 28, 2013
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By Ellen Freilich NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major stock markets recovered and the euro edged off a four-month low on Thursday, as banks in Cyprus reopened to relative calm following the island’s controversial bailout.
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S&P 500 trades above its record close

March 28, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The benchmark S&P 500 index briefly traded above its record closing high on Thursday, setting the stage for a record close.
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S. Africa’s Nelson Mandela back in hospital

March 28, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who became South Africa‘s first black president, has been admitted to a hospital with a recurring lung infection, South Africa said Thursday.
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However court rules, gay marriage debate won’t end

March 28, 2013
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NEW YORK (AP) — However the Supreme Court rules after its landmark hearings on same-sex marriage, the issue seems certain to divide Americans and states for many years to come.
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