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    Roberts talks leadership in discussion on Supreme Court

    By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter
    Chief Justice John Roberts took a breather from a blockbuster docket of cases in Washington Friday night to travel to New York to discuss another chief justice from another time.
    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee ranking member Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) questions members of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission during an oversight hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 30, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    Dems win big in Louisiana

    By David Mark, CNN
    As he conceded, Vitter announced he's retiring from the Senate when his term ends, rather than running for re-election in 2016.
    A barrier blocks traffic on East Capitol Street Northeast leading to the U.S. Capitol on November 14, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

    House passes bill that could limit Syrian refugees

    By Deirdre Walsh, CNN Senior Congressional Producer
    White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson faced strong resistance from House Democrats at a closed door meeting Thursday morning on the U.S. refugee program.
    A fountain flows in front of the Supreme Court Building, August 20, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    Obama administration appeals immigration case to Supreme Court

    By Ariane de Vogue and Tal Kopan, CNN
    The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to reverse a lower court ruling and allow the president's controversial immigration programs, meant to ease deportation threats to millions of undocumented immigrants, go into effect.

    Translations: Clinton vs. GOP on her record

    By Stephen Collinson, CNN
    Hillary Clinton's speech Thursday on how to thwart the march of ISIS following the Paris terror attacks is sure to throw a fresh spotlight on her record as secretary of state.
    A French gendarme enforcing the Vigipirate plan, France's national security alert system, patrols on November 19, 2015 in a railway station Paris. France revealed on November 19 it will spend an extra 600 million euros (USD 641 million) next year to ramp up security after the Paris attacks. President Francois Hollande announced this week that France is freezing plans to cut troop numbers through 2019. At the same time, the country will add 8,500 law enforcement jobs including 5,000 new police. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON        (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

    Dozens in U.S. monitored after Paris for fear of copycat

    By Wesley Bruer and Evan Perez, CNN
    Following the terror attacks in Paris, the FBI is very closely monitoring dozens of people they think pose the highest threat of attempting to carry out a copycat attack in the U.S., according to FBI Director James Comey and Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

    Photographer presents wounded veterans in a new light

    By Barbara Starr, CNN; Video by Gabe Ramirez, CNN
    Michael Stokes is showing the world a very different view of America's wounded veterans.
    His no-holds-barred photography has captured dozens of young wounded vets in ways the public is not used to seeing them: fit, happy and proud to show themselves.
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    The Osprey finds its groove ahead of ISIS mission

    By Gabe Ramirez, CNN
    The Marines don't call the Osprey a helicopter. They call it an airplane. An airplane that can hover.
    But as of this summer, it is now the primary workhorse helicopter in the Marines' inventory despite a long and troubled history on the path to flight.
    What is Special Ops?

    Behind the scenes with Special Ops commander

    By Barbara Starr, CNN Pentagon Correspondent
    Some days Special Operations missions in international hotspots end in success and accolades, as when SEAL Team Six took out Osama bin Laden. These are the missions that tend to be memorialized by Hollywood scriptwriters and shape the image of Special Ops forces in the minds of Americans.