March 27th, 2013
07:23 AM ET
1 year ago

Petraeus apologizes for affair, says 'it was my own doing'

(CNN) – In a rare public appearance since admitting to an extramarital affair, David Petraeus apologized Tuesday night for the scandal that led to his resignation as head of the CIA last year.

Petraeus, a retired four-star general, has stayed out of the limelight since the affair was revealed in November.

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March 27th, 2013
05:35 AM ET
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BREAKING OVERNIGHT:

URGENT – North Korea Hotline

– (CNN) - North Korea said Wednesday it was cutting off an important military hotline with South Korea amid high tensions between the two sides.

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CNN: Day Two of same-sex marriage at Supreme Court

Day Two of the culture wars at the Supreme Court over same-sex marriage, and another opportunity for the justices to give political and legal clarity to a contentious issue. The momentous week kicked off on Tuesday with arguments over California's same-sex marriage ban, and there was little indication when they concluded how the court might rule. The stakes are high as the justices could, in one scenario, fundamentally alter how American law treats marriage with polls showing the public becoming more aware of the issue, and in some cases, more in favor of allowing gays and lesbians to legally wed.

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