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The Death Penalty
Illinois just became the 16th state to ban capital punishment, reigniting a long national debate.
With all the news about the economy, it helps to know your Dow from your Fed: A guide to key terms.
A Few Good Women
Though officially barred from combat, women soldiers are increasingly fightingand dyingalongside men in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Back to Libya
This isn't the first time the U.S. has taken military action against Libya.
1951: The Rosenberg Trial
At the height of the Cold War 60 years ago, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced to death for spying for the Soviet Union.
Is racial or religious profiling ever justified?
Have you been stiffing your waiter?
Some lighter looks at what's in the news