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An unusual result from Iowa’s ‘bi-partisan’ abortion law

An unusual result from Iowa’s ‘bi-partisan’ abortion law

While many states passed sweeping abortion laws last year, the Iowa General Assembly endorsed just one — a perplexing measure befitting one of the few legislatures under divided control. The…

Navy set to deploy laser weapons

Navy set to deploy laser weapons

Some of the Navy’s futuristic weapons sound like something out of “Star Wars,” with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.…

Reporting on NSA spying brings journalism reward

Reporting on NSA spying brings journalism reward

Four journalists who reported on the extent of the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden are among the winners of the 65th annual George…

Yegads! NSA abuses unite liberals and tea party

Yegads! NSA abuses unite liberals and tea party

Hoyt Sparks says he has no use for liberal Democrats and their “socialistic, Marxist, communist” ways. Toni Lewis suspects tea party Republicans are “a bunch of people who probably need…

NSA spied on American law firm

NSA spied on American law firm

The National Security Agency was involved in the surveillance of an American law firm while it represented a foreign government in trade disputes with the United States, The New York…

Army misconduct on a rapid rise

Army misconduct on a rapid rise

The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of…

Get ready: Higher gas prices are coming

Get ready: Higher gas prices are coming

Drivers, here’s the bad news: You’ll be paying more for gasoline in the coming weeks. The good news: You’ll likely pay less than last year. Or the year before, or…

Union vote fails at Tennessee Volkswagen plant

Union vote fails at Tennessee Volkswagen plant

Just 87 votes at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee separated the United Auto Workers union from what would have been its first successful organization of workers at a foreign automaker…

NSA worker quits, admits giving ‘key’ to Snowden

NSA worker quits, admits giving ‘key’ to Snowden

A National Security Agency employee resigned from the agency after admitting to federal investigators that he gave former NSA analyst Edward Snowden a digital key that allowed him to gain…

Anti-union tricks by Volkswagen?

Anti-union tricks by Volkswagen?

Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee said on Wednesday he has been “assured” that if workers at the Volkswagen AG plant in his hometown of Chattanooga reject United Auto Worker representation,…