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April 28, 2009, 9:39 AM EDT
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. (AP photo)
April 23, 2009, 8:27 PM EDT
( - The U.S. Department of Defense has reversed a directive that would have prohibited U.S. ammunition retailers from purchasing used brass shell casings from the government -- and at least one ammo maker credits public outcry for the change of heart. “It just restores my faith that the system works,” Curtis Shipley, owner of Georgia Arms, told “If enough people are motivated and say ‘Hey, that is wrong,’ the system does still work.”  
April 22, 2009, 7:18 PM EDT
Gay theme (AP Photo)
April 17, 2009, 2:37 PM EDT
Gay theme (AP Photo)
April 16, 2009, 6:48 PM EDT
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has unveiled a series of measures to offset falling oil revenues that account for about 50% of the national budget. (AP photo).
April 7, 2009, 11:16 PM EDT
Magazine publisher Steve Forbes. (AP photo)
April 3, 2009, 6:44 PM EDT
( - 2008 was a year with so much pork, it took two lawmakers to share the distinction of “Porker of the Year.”   House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) have been named the 2008 “Porkers of the Year” by Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) because of their failures to pass any fiscal year 2009 appropriation bills during summer of 2008 as well as their roles in enabling the passage of this year’s $787 billion stimulus bill.  
April 1, 2009, 7:04 PM EDT
( – A federal district judge in Allentown, Pa., has temporarily barred the district attorney of Wyoming County, Pa., from prosecuting three teen girls on felony child pornography charges for circulating two semi-nude photos of themselves to their classmates via cell phones two years ago.   In one of the pictures, two 13-year-old girls posed together wearing bras, according to court documents. The other photo depicted a teen girl who was naked from the waist up. 
April 1, 2009, 6:06 PM EDT
Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.)
March 31, 2009, 6:39 PM EDT
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)
March 25, 2009, 9:12 PM EDT
First lady Michelle Obama, center, rear,shakes hands with students of the YouthBuild AmeriCorps community service program who gathered on the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, March 17, 2009. (AP photo/Scott Applewhite)
March 25, 2009, 6:49 PM EDT
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, has been named “Porker of the Month” by Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW).
March 13, 2009, 6:39 PM EDT
Forensic officers and soldiers work at a crime scene where a man was executed inside a car by unidentified gunmen in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday, March 11, 2009. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
March 6, 2009, 6:49 PM EST
Wendy Mahle, vice president of human resources of South Florida-based Perfumania, works on her computer at her office in Sunrise, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009. "It takes a huge amount of energy to ensure I don't get emotional," said Mahle, who just had to lay off 95 employees. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
March 4, 2009, 4:31 PM EST
Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) at March 3, 2009 news conference in Washington, D.C. (AP photo)
March 2, 2009, 1:38 PM EST
(Editor's note: After this story was published, the communications director for the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming said that Chairman Ed Markey, D-Mass., could not attend the global warming rally because of a
February 25, 2009, 6:40 PM EST
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) (AP photo)
February 24, 2009, 9:02 PM EST
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, meets with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in Beijing Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009. (AP Photo/Oliver Weiken, Pool)
February 24, 2009, 8:08 PM EST
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. (AP photo)