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On Links As In Life, D.C. Bipartisan Relations Are Deep In The Rough

Golf is a sport that's been enjoyed by both Democrats and Republicans through the decades, but bipartisan golf outings may be disappearing like a shanked tee shot into a water hazard.

As Lake Mead Levels Drop, The West Braces For Bigger Drought Impact

Near Las Vegas, levels in the nation's largest reservoir have dropped 140 feet since 2000. Water deliveries to Nevada, Arizona and California may soon be rationed — and farmers would feel it first.

In New Orleans, A Second-Chance School Tries Again

Crescent Leadership Academy has a checkered reputation, but a new principal is trying to do right by some of the toughest — and most troubled — kids in the city.

Oklahoma City Bombing A 'Wake-Up Call' For Government Security

After the bombing 20 years ago, the government determined federal buildings should be set back from the street and engineered to prevent floors from collapsing. But has it gone to far?

2015 Boston Marathon Preview

The 119th Boston Marathon, the world's oldest, will be run on Monday. Alex Ashlock previews the race.

DJ Sessions: Swing And Vintage Jazz

Rob Bamberger, longtime host of "Hot Jazz Saturday Night" on WAMU, brings us sounds from Jelly Roll Morton to Artie Shaw.

Obama Immigration Policy Up For Debate In Federal Court

The judges will hear arguments on whether President Obama can move forward with his executive actions on immigration.

As Army Shrinks, Soldiers Forced To Return To Civilian Life

Many soldiers, including those who thought they would make a career in the military, are having a difficult time finding jobs.

Jane Scott: Pioneering Rock & Roll Journalist

The archives of Plain Dealer music writer Jane Scott are being organized and digitized at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

22,000 Miles Later, Adventurer Prepares For 3,000-Mile Solo Row Across Atlantic

Sarah Outen, 29, began her self-propelled round-the-world voyage in 2011 in London. The final leg would make history.