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- Can House Republicans make Obama enforce laws?
House Republicans claim President Obama is not doing enough to enforce the laws Congress has passed, and today and tomorrow, they intend to do something about it. On Wednesday, they passed a bill that gives each chamber of Congress standing to sue the White House over failure to enforce federal laws, with five Democrats joining all Republicans in a 233-to-181 vote. On Thursday, they will take up a bill that would require the Justice Department to inform Congress when the White House is not going to enforce a particular law, and to explain why.
- Oil Rig Worker Thinks He Saw Malaysia Air Flight 370 Go Down in Flames
In yet another odd twist to the mysterious story of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, a New Zealand man working on an oil rig in the South China Sea has come forward to say he believes he saw the airplane on fire right around the time it disappeared. Mike McKay, an worker on the "Songa Mercur" drilling platform, sent an email to his bosses detailing his version of events. ABC's Bob Woodruff spoke with the Japanese Idemitsu Oil & Gas Co after acquiring the letter to confirm the letter's veracity.
- Judge: Decorated soldier won't get Medal of Honor
- Judge: Married women can't divorce in Alabama
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A judge ruled Wednesday that two women who were legally married in Iowa can't divorce in Alabama, which doesn't recognize same-sex marriages.
- Iraq warns Syria war violence could spread to West
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister has warned Syria has become the world's main arena for terrorism, which could spread to the West if its civil war continues.
- Police: 3 who attacked couple went to wrong home
- 'The Bachelor': Chris Harrison Reacts To 'Bizarre' Ending
I was just downing it during the show," Chris told Access Hollywood's Shaun Robinson on Tuesday, in a new interview. There was a moment on Monday night's "After the Final Rose," where Chris said that Juan Pablo had a surprise. "Juan Pablo told us in St. Lucia, that [on] 'After the Final Rose,' I have a big surprise for you," Chris explained.
- White House told of CIA move against Senate aides