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The Washington Post May 12, 2012 Headlines

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Obama’s gay marriage endorsement mobilizes Christian conservatives Pastors in several swing states are readying sermons and activist groups have begun laying plans for get-out-the-vote efforts centered on same-sex marriage. (By Dan Eggen and Sandhya Somashekhar) JPMorgan losses reignite Wall Street’s clash with lawmakers Senior lawmakers seized on the news that the bank had lost $2 billion on risky bets as evidence that more regulation is needed (By Zachary A. Goldfarb) In blind activist’s village, only fear can enter Ever since Chen Guangcheng fled to Beijing, the reign of trepidation has expanded beyond his hometown of Dongshigu to at least three other close-knit enclaves in the eastern province of Shandong. Chen, who is continuing to recover from intestinal problems and broken bones, said he is filled with worry about his extended family and is waiting for Chinese authorities to fulfill their pledges to permit

The Washington Post Sunday May 6, 2012 Headlines: Dan Balz: Obama’s real opponent: The economy

TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Dan Balz: Obama’s real opponent: The economy The president took on Mitt Romney as he formally launched his reelection campaign, but the former Massachusetts governor won’t be Obama’s most stubborn rival. (By Dan Balz) Detainees refuse to speak in 9/11 arraignment at Gitmo Khalid Sheik Mohammed and four co-defendants refused to speak to the judge about their counsel. (By Peter Finn) Full moon Saturday will be this year's biggest, but don't expect more crime or freaky behavior NEW YORK — The biggest and brightest full moon of the year arrives Saturday night as our celestial neighbor passes closer to Earth than usual. (By Associated Press) U.S. abandons consulate site in Afghanistan, citing threat risk Compound cost $80 million to build but security concerns make it unusable, documents show. (By Ernesto Londoño) New name for PTSD could mean less stigma Military officers and some psychiatrists say dropping the word