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Record Number Of Amicus Briefs Filed In Same-Sex-Marriage Cases  |   

This week's same-sex-marriage cases at the Supreme Court brought in a record number of friend-of-the–court briefs. But truth be told, the justices do not read all of these briefs.

Fact Check: Is The Clinton Foundation 'The Most Transparent'?  |   

Since Hillary Clinton launched her presidential run, her family's foundation has been scrutinized. The Clintons responded, calling it the most transparent organization of its kind. But is that true?

3 Reasons Republicans Might Cheer A Pro-Gay-Marriage Ruling  |   

The Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex-marriage bans Tuesday. And even though Republicans are the traditional-marriage party, they just could welcome a pro-same-sex marriage ruling.

U.S., Japan Announce Updated Defense Guidelines  |   

The updated 18-year-old guidelines reflect concern over China's growing influence and North Korea's nuclear capability. They also call for Japan to take a more active role in the Asia Pacific region.

President Obama Relaxed Drone Rules For CIA Operations In Pakistan  |   

In 2013, President Obama tightened rules for drone strikes in order to reduce civilian casualties. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Wall Street Journal correspondent Adam Entous who learned that the president secretly waived the new rules for CIA operations in Pakistan.

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