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December 27th, 2012
12:13 PM ET

Russia moves to ban U.S. adoptions

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on the hundreds of Americans who could be affected if Russia bans adoptions to the U.S.

RELATED STORY: Russian anti-U.S. adoption bill advances, goes to Putin for signing

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Filed under: Lisa Sylvester • Parenting • Russia
December 27th, 2012
12:03 PM ET

Newspaper's gun permit map causes outcry

A New York newspaper has published a map with gun permit holders' names and addresses. Brian Todd reports.

RELATED STORY: Newspaper sparks outrage for publishing names, addresses of gun permit holders


Filed under: Brian Todd • Guns
December 21st, 2012
07:30 PM ET

Obama chastises Congress before vacation

President Barack Obama made a statement about the fiscal cliff before leaving town on Friday.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Congress • fiscal cliff
December 21st, 2012
07:29 PM ET

Blumenthal: No place for 'vigilantes'

Sen. Blumenthal says increased school security should be part of a comprehensive reaction to the recent shooting.

December 21st, 2012
07:28 PM ET

Children reach out to Newtown

The people of Newtown, Connecticut are getting letters of support from around the world. Lisa Sylvester reports.

December 21st, 2012
06:26 PM ET

NRA calls for armed guards at schools

CNN's Tom Foreman reports on the NRA's response to the Newtown, Connecticut shooting.


Filed under: Connecticut School Shooting • Guns • Newtown • Tom Foreman
December 21st, 2012
06:25 PM ET

Top Democrat: NRA 'beyond... tone deaf'

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has a critical assessment of the National Rifle Association's latest statement.


Filed under: Debbie Wasserman Schultz • Guns • Interviews
December 21st, 2012
06:23 PM ET

Fiscal cliff worries charities

Non-profits could "collapse" if the federal government limits charitable deductions. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

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Filed under: fiscal cliff • Lisa Sylvester
December 20th, 2012
07:31 PM ET

McCain slams 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Sen. John McCain discusses 'Zero Dark Thirty,' which he says is "misleading" and "grossly inaccurate."


Filed under: Interviews • John McCain • Osama bin Laden
December 20th, 2012
07:20 PM ET

Fleischer: Hagel would be 'a disaster'

Republican strategist Ari Fleischer slams former Sen. Chuck Hagel, who is thought to be Pres. Obama's choice for defense secretary.

RELATED STORY: Sources: Hagel frontrunner for defense secretary


Filed under: Ari Fleischer
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