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Web giants push for limits on government spying on Americans

Web giants push for limits on government spying on Americans

Eight U.S. web giants have joined hands to start a public campaign for new limits on how governments collect user information amid concerns of growing online surveillance. The companies —…

Taking a new look at climate change

Taking a new look at climate change

The annual United Nations climate change talks, which concluded last month in Warsaw, unfortunately found little common ground on carbon. The talks broke down over the world’s richest nations’ inability…

Time for Feds to help us in pursuit of happiness?

Time for Feds to help us in pursuit of happiness?

Happy or sad? Content or bored? And how many times did you smile yesterday? A panel of experts thinks Uncle Sam should be more in touch with our feelings. By…

White House lied about President not meeting wayward uncle

White House lied about President not meeting wayward uncle

When the White House earlier claimed President Barack Obama had never met his Kenyan-born half uncle Onyango Obama, it lied. Now White House spokesman Jay Carney says the President not…

Congrss “inching” towards deal on federal budget

Congrss “inching” towards deal on federal budget

Congressional budget negotiators are zeroing in on a modest deal to keep the federal government operating while easing the grip of the mandatory automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. With…

Can Obama build growth by building trade?

Can Obama build growth by building trade?

The Obama administration has quietly embraced the most ambitious agenda on trade and investment liberalization in the past two decades. The United States is currently juggling no fewer than five…

A road paved with sand

A road paved with sand

Bills have been introduced into both the House and the Senate to dismantle the federal government’s role in interstate highways and leave that massive responsibility to individual states. Tea Party…

Hagel: Pentagon staff cuts will save $1 billion

Hagel: Pentagon staff cuts will save $1 billion

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says cutting his Pentagon staff by 20 percent will save at least $1 billion over five years. At a Pentagon news conference Wednesday, Hagel laid out…

Trying to live in a politically-segregated America

Trying to live in a politically-segregated America

Can states’ rights work for liberals? It has always been a conservative cause. Conservatives use states’ rights to resist federal policies that protect civil rights, voting rights and abortion rights.…

Obama, under public doubt, focuses on income gaps

Obama, under public doubt, focuses on income gaps

Amid public doubts over his stewardship of the economy, President Barack Obama is putting a renewed focus on the income gap between rich and poor as he pushes for short-term…