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  • U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says

    U.S. surveillance programs threaten freedom of press, report says
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the press anonymously, two rights groups said on Monday. Large-scale surveillance, on top of the Obama administration's crackdown on...
  • Absent on immigration reform

    WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's paralysis on immigration is so complete -- and so utterly irresponsible -- that President Obama has no choice but to act on his own. Just say the word immigration and most GOP members of Congress either change the...
  • More U.S. reconstruction aid to go to parts of eastern Ukraine: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk on Monday that the United States would provide almost $7 million in reconstruction aid to parts of eastern Ukraine, including $1 million in new support, the...
  • California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland

    California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland
    A California man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to his role in the 2009 killing of a friend's spouse on the Eastern Shore. Dellando Recardo Campbell, 31, of Lemoore, Calif., admitted helping Ryan Holness, 33, luring Holness' 26-year-old wife,...
  • Intent clear on subsidies for insurance

    Intent clear on subsidies for insurance
    Floridians should hope that judicial activists who want to undermine the Affordable Care Act don't succeed, and there's no good reason they should. Last Tuesday, a pair of federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on similar challenges to the...
  • Search Firm Faulted For Overlooking 'Ph.D.' Claims In Carter's Past; Says It Will Make Good

     Search Firm Faulted For Overlooking 'Ph.D.' Claims In Carter's Past; Says It Will Make Good
    You're in front of a Google search screen. You type in "Terrence Carter" — in quotation marks — and then add Chicago, his hometown. Hit "Enter." On the first page of results there's a link for some speakers' biographies for a 2011...
  • The Homestead, established in 1766, has refreshed guests since before Revolutionary War

    The Homestead, established in 1766, has refreshed guests since before Revolutionary War
    "Yep, I've seen a lot of changes," says 88-year-old Virginia Strasser. She has worked behind the scenes at what is now The Omni Homestead Resort & Spa deep in the Allegheny Mountains for 62 years. Strasser is one of an exclusive club of employees who...
  • Deeper look into IRS doings doesn't look pretty

    No one likes to receive a letter from the Internal Revenue Service. If you do, here are a few facts which paint a picture of the agency you will be dealing with. The computer hard drive of former IRS employee Lois Lerner she who refused to testify so...
  • Health products like wristband monitors prompt privacy worries

    Health products like wristband monitors prompt privacy worries
    For the last year, Charlie Wynkoop has been tracking his exercise with a digital fitness device he wears on his wrist and syncs with his smartphone. "If you pass your goal, it plays some da-da! music to make you feel good about yourself," says the 56-...
  • Obama speaking to European leaders about Ukraine on Monday -White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak on Monday with four European leaders about the situation in Ukraine, a top White House adviser said. "POTUS is speaking this morning to the leaders of Germany, France, the UK and Italy -...
  • Washington, D.C.: Trump begins work on new hotel at Old Post Office

    Donald Trump, posing with a golden shovel marked with his brand name, broke ground last week on what will be a new addition to his hotel chain: renovation of the hulking Old Post Office building in Washington, D.C. The company promises elegance and...