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Top news stories of the summer

First republican debate

The republican nominees who were polling in the top 10 debated with each other on Aug. 6. Donald Trump was widely considered the winner.

Marriage equality legalized

The Supreme Court ruled marriage equality legal in all 50 states on June 26.

Women’s World Cup

The U.S. Women’s Soccer team won the Women’s World Cup in a 5-2 final match against Japan.

Greece misses debt payment

Greece voted on a debt package, rejected it and had to accept one much worse.

Planned Parenthood

A video accused Planned Parenthood of misconduct. Subsequent investigations haven’t found any evidence of wrongdoing.


A police report was leaked in late May stating that Josh Duggar had molested his two sisters, among other underage girls. Later, an Ashley Madison leak revealed that he was cheating on his wife.

“Obamacare” & King v. Burwell

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold state exchanges, allowing President Barack Obama’s health care law to survive.

Charleston shooting

A 21-year-old white man with neo-Nazi connections opened fire during a prayer meeting in a historically black church in Charleston, S.C. Nine people were fatally shot, including late Sen. Clementa Pinckney.

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