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  • Franken resignation shows Democrats' line in the sand

    The Minnesota senator's decision to step down reflects the uncompromising stand his party is taking on sexual misconduct – a position Democrats hope will create a strong moral contrast with Republicans, but that also could come with risks.

Photos of the Week Photos of the week 12/11

USS Nimitz Logistics Spc. 3rd Class Michael Zegarra swings his wife Caterina into the air as they embrace on the pier at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Wash., on Dec. 10. The USS Nimitz returned from a six-month deployment.