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Monday, May 7, 2012

Where Does Obama White House Stand On Gay Marriage?

Education secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that he supports gay marriage — echoing Vice President Joe Biden, who said Sunday that he is absolutely comfortable with same sex couples. But their boss, President Obama, has said his views about gay marriage are still evolving.

Guest:

  • Rick Klein, senior Washington editor for ABC World News and host of the network’s political webcast, “Top Line”

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  • J__o__h__n

    Wasn’t Obama’s church the UCC which supports equal marriage?  Obama isn’t fooling anyone and just looks weak and spineless.  Wouldn’t this help to excite the youth vote that he wants to turn out for him? 

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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Remains Of Clovis Boy Reburied In Montana

DNA from the boy buried 12,600 years ago shows his people were ancestors of many of today's native peoples.

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After Malaysia Airlines Crash, A Closer Look At Planning Flight Paths

Retired pilot John Ransom discusses how to factor in war zones, and how the decision is made to close an airspace.

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Boxing Attracts More Than Would-Be Fighters

At the Ring Boxing Club, boxers range in age, are both men and women, and include an award-winning author.

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Why Hot Cars Are So Deadly

An average of 38 kids die in a hot car every year in the U.S. We look at the science of why cars get so hot so fast, and why children are more vulnerable.