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General who deep-sixed sex assault conviction retiring

General who deep-sixed sex assault conviction retiring

The first woman from the U.S. military to go into space has decided to retire after her promotion to a top Space Command job was blocked in the Senate due…

Senate committee votes to continue NSA mass spying

Senate committee votes to continue NSA mass spying

The Senate Intelligence Committee approved legislation on Thursday that would tighten controls on the government’s sweeping electronic eavesdropping programs but allow them to continue. In a classified hearing, the panel…

Obama orders NSA to stop spying on World Bank, IMF

Obama orders NSA to stop spying on World Bank, IMF

President Barack Obama has ordered the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank as part of a review of intelligence…

Only 248 signed up for Obamacare in first two days

Only 248 signed up for Obamacare in first two days

Enrollment in health insurance plans on the troubled Obamacare website was very small in the first couple of days of operation, with just 248 Americans signing up, according to documents…

Yeah, we spy on our allies: Wanna make something of it?

Yeah, we spy on our allies:  Wanna make something of it?

If not yet the consensus opinion, by tomorrow morning most everyone with a keyboard and a connection to the Internet who isn’t also a head of state will concede that…

So many questions about what Obama knew and when

So many questions about what Obama knew and when

To his critics, President Barack Obama often has seemed to be conveniently distant when trouble has hit his administration. But on Tuesday, Obama was hit with a public-relations crisis that…

In the states, Republicans still control the game

In the states, Republicans still control the game

Since the government shutdown, public opinion of the Republican Party has hit a new low. Yet the Democrats might not be able to gain from it. Despite the GOP’s fall…

Heathcare.gov back up but site may be slow

Heathcare.gov back up but site may be slow

A key link to federal data used by the websites that sell health insurance under the U.S. health reform law appeared to be working again after a data center failure…

White House admits need to crack down on NSA spying

White House admits need to crack down on NSA spying

The White House said on Monday that some constraints are needed in U.S. surveillance practices in the wake of embarrassing revelations about the sweeping nature of U.S. spying. The comment…

Another Obamacare glitch shuts down enrollments

Another Obamacare glitch shuts down enrollments

A data center critical for allowing uninsured Americans to buy health coverage under President Barack Obama’s healthcare law went down on Sunday, halting online enrollment for all 50 states in…