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Democrats, Republicans, Independents Differ on Issues That Worry Them Most

-Bruce Drake

Republicans say federal spending is their top worry; Democrats name health care; and independents say the overall economy is their top concern.

Race, Crime and Justice: It Was Never Just About Henry Louis Gates

-Mary C. Curtis

In the summer of 2009, a Harvard professor was arrested for breaking into his own house. The incident sparked a national discussion of race in America -- a discussion that's far from finished.

Lara Logan Assault: Why Female Foreign Correspondents Need Self-Defense Skills

-Mary Winter

Here's what self-defense expert Melissa Soalt says female journalists need to have: The mindset of a Marine, the heart of a lioness, and the knowledge of a security director.

21 Priests in Philadelphia Suspended on Sex Abuse Allegations

-David Gibson

The action by Cardinal Justin Rigali is one of the most sweeping since widespread revelations of child sexual abuse by clergy began battering the Catholic Church and follows accusations in a grand jury report.

Supreme Court Clears Path Toward Post-Conviction DNA Testing

-Andrew Cohen

The Justices made it easier -- but only slightly so -- for convicted prisoners to get DNA testing they say can exonerate them.

Jared Lee Loughner Case: Feds Add Murder Charges, Potential Death Penalty

-Andrew Cohen

A grand jury outlines the full contours of the federal case against the Tucson, Ariz., shooting suspect.

Happy 100th Birthday to the 1911 .45 Pistol, Our Gun of Choice

-James Grady

One hundred years ago, John Browning and Colt firearms produced a pistol for the U.S. military that would become ubiquitous in American culture and crime-fighting.

Pro-Choice Extremist Reportedly Arrested by FBI for Threats to Pro-Life Activists

-David Gibson

A harsh critic of the anti-abortion movement, Ted Shulman was being held without bond at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City, pro-lifers said.

Keri Potts' and Lara Logan's Shared Ordeal: Sex Assault Overseas

-Suzi Parker

The ESPN executive fought back when a man attacked her in Rome. She took him to court, despite great obstacles, because she thinks it's time to bring the issue out of the closet, for women's sakes.

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Can Be Extradited to Sweden, Judge Rules

-Delia Lloyd

Assange has been fighting extradition since he was arrested on sex charges in December. He has consistently denied the allegations.

Dublin Archbishop Washes Feet of Sex Abuse Victims

-David Gibson

Diarmuid Martin is joined by Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston in act of penance as Irish Catholicism teeters on brink over church scandal.

Judge Rules Loughner Search Warrant Will Stay Private For Now

-Andrew Cohen

Good news, bad news, for media organizations pushing to get more access to the Loughner case file.

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