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  • Edward Snowden: Putin 'Must Be Called To Account On Surveillance Like Obama'

    One day after he asked Russian President Vladimir Putin about surveillance, Edward Snowden, known for leaking details of U.S. intelligence eavesdropping, said Putin “must be called to account on surve …

  • These States Are Most Likely To Legalize Weed Next. Will You Have A Happier 4/20 In 2015?

    A version of this story first appeared in January. For the first 4/20 ever, people will gather in Colorado this weekend to show support for fully legal marijuana. Just months after the state opened it …

  • Basil Paterson, New York Political Leader, Dies At 87

    NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime New York political powerhouse Basil (BAZ’-uhl) Paterson has died. His family says Paterson died Thursday night at Mount Sinai Hospital, 11 days short of his 88th birthday. Pat …

  • White House Updating Online Privacy Policy

    A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifi …

  • Lawmakers Want To Change How You Wash Your Face And Brush Your Teeth

    Lawmakers around the country are looking to tell popular soap, scrub and even toothpaste manufacturers to slough off. Commonly found in popular personal health care products, tiny plastic particles kn …

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  • First lady, senator, diplomat, grandmother

    For Hillary Clinton, the political implications of being a grandmother are less obvious.

  • Obama spikes the football

    He repeats the new sign-up figure twice.

  • Dems' midterm strategy: Triage

    The party will likely leave some of its upstart hopefuls to fend for themselves.

  • Van Susteren fact checks Carney

    She says Fox News isn’t the only outlet to accuse the White House of false transparency claims.

  • Obama to Dems: Defend my law

    The question now is whether they will listen.

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