A guide to the Patriot Act debate

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Two years after Edward Snowden exposed the National Security Agency's secret collection of the data of millions of Americans' private communications, the bulk…

Report: Man convicted in Levy case may get new trial

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The man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy may get a new trial after government attorneys withdrew their opposition, The Associated Press…

Prosecutors: DC suspect didn't act alone

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The man charged with the killing of three members of a prominent Washington, D.C. family and their housekeeper did not act alone, prosecutors said they…

Casey Kasem's widow won't face elder abuse charges

Citing insufficient evidence, Los Angeles County prosecutors declined to file elder abuse charges against the widow of iconic radio host Casey Kasem.

The…

Clinton email dump won't stop Benghazi questions

The emails to 'H' don't contain a smoking gun, at least not yet.

That's hardly surprising since Hillary Clinton herself chose which emails to turn over to the…

California oil spill: Officials step up inquiries

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Authorities intensified their response Friday to this week's Santa Barbara oil spill by announcing remedies and additional investigations.

Meanwhile,…

Peacekeeper immunity in sex abuse an outrage

Earlier this month in New York, the advocacy group AID-Free World launched a campaign to end impunity for personnel who commit sexual abuse during U.N.…

Monaco car collector profits from 'flipping' Ferraris

Pieter van Naeltwijck is no ordinary car collector.

The Monaco millionaire makes his money in real estate, but brings in a little extra by buying and selling…

Google files patent for creepy teddy bear

Remember Teddy, the super-computer toy, from the 2001 film "Artificial Intelligence?" Well, Google might be making one.

Earlier this week the company filed a…

2 Calif. men accused of trying to join ISIS

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Two southern California men have been arrested on federal charges of conspiring to support ISIS, authorities said Friday.

War against ISIS: Successes and failures

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Is ISIS winning? There are no easy answers in the back-and-forth conflict that dominates the Mideast.

ISIS controls 'every thing' in ancient Palmyra

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"They are everywhere."

That's a 26-year-old Syrian's stark observation about ISIS fighters in Palmyra, detailing the terrorist group's swift, destructive…

Your clothes are killing us

We buy too many clothes, and we pay too little for them.

That's the message of "The True Cost," a new documentary on the perils of the fashion industry, which…

Emotions run high amid cancer charity scam

The Federal Trade Commission crackdown this week on four cancer charities affiliated with the Cancer Fund of America has upset many people.

"It's like a…

ISIS claims Saudi mosque bombing; 21 die

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A suicide bomber detonated himself at a Shiite mosque Friday in the predominantly Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country's official press agency said,…

State department releases Clinton emails

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The State Department released its first round of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as Secretary of State on Friday, offering a new look at her handling of…

'19 Kids and Counting' episodes yanked over scandal

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The popular reality TV show "19 Kids and Counting" was yanked off the air Friday following revelations that one of the show's stars had molested several girls…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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