None of the Iraqis killed in Nisoor Square on Sept. 16, 2007, was armed.
Party leaders are likely to find congressional freshmen more independent than usual.
Partisan divisions have gotten the US nowhere.
Among the potential changes: college at 16, teacher-run schools, and state exams with assignments.
Beyond the anger over the church's support for a gay-marriage ban in California, some seek dialogue.
Justices must decide if the Summum group can put up a religious display in a city park.
The president-elect will issue many executive orders soon after taking office. Experts say he’ll reward traditional party constituencies but tread lightly when it comes to national security.
Voters in Florida and Arizona also approved similar bans in a setback for the gay rights movement.