Defense secretary applies lessons of Iraq, Afghanistan to new Pentagon budget.
Calm deliberation marks the reaction, for the most part, to Friday's landmark court decision.
In recent years, states have barred undocumented students from getting the lower tuition fees.
The unanimous ruling held that the state's same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional.
The "insatiable" American demand for illegal drugs is part of the problem, she says, and hints at changes ahead in US drug-control policies.
A recent study identified teaching-related areas in which nations with high student achievement tend to have an advantage over the US.
Some 40 percent of foreclosure-related evictions involve renters. Congress and 13 states weigh giving them greater protection.
Americans dealt pink slips chase new dreams, either by choice or default.