Presidential Parenting: Three takes on President Obama’s strategy to prevent his daughters from getting tattoos.
It’s Tax Day! Do you know where your dollars go?
Graphic by Rich Clabaugh
Photos: (top) Sen. Tom Coburn, R-O.K., reads in his office March 21 in Washington, D.C. Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor
(left) Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. (r.), walks through the US Capitol with this aides. Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor
President Eisenhower (r.) receives ideas for a massive highway program in 1955. Byron Rollins/AP
Decoding Obama’s Budget: A sketch of President Obama’s new budget proposal shows a modest amount of deficit reduction
Photo: President Barack Obama speaks at the Police Academy in Denver last Wednesday. Susan Walsh/AP/File
The US spends twice as much per person on health care as other advanced economies, and Medicare is one of the biggest culprits.
Graphic by Rich Clabaugh/The Christian Science Monitor
Foreign Policy Decoder: The US response to the North Korea threat
Photo: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (c.) uses binoculars to look at the South’s territory from an observation post at the military unit on Jangjae islet last month. AP Photo
Watch Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano as she touches on a variety of topics at this week’s Monitor Breakfast. Learn how student hackers can help counter cyberthreats, why lawmakers want a rating system for border security, and even why Secretary Napolitano doesn’t use email!
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The Politics of Gay Marriage: Opinions are changing quickly as the Supreme Court hears two cases on gay marriage this week
Photos: (Top) Marcus, (l.), and Daniel German-Dominguez stand outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, before the court’s hearing on California’s voter approved ban on same-sex marriage. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
Sen. Rob Portman (c.) poses with his family (from left to right) son Will Portman, wife Jane Portman, daughter Sally Portman, and son Jed Portman. Senator Portman is now supporting gay marriage and says his reversal on the issue began when he learned his son Will is gay. Office of US Sen. Rob Portman/AP