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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the US government's surveillance programs.
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Debate over a powerful new painkiller ratcheted up Thursday as the head of the Food and Drug Administration defended the drug's approval and a West Virginia Senator responded with a bill to force it off the market.
4 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany
A bipartisan group of senators ended a long-running election-season standoff and struck a compromise that would extend jobless benefits for 2 million Americans who have been out of work the longest, the lawmakers said Thursday.
6 hrs ago | National Public Radio
The Senate is unlikely to vote before leaving for recess Thursday evening on a bill approving $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine, sanctions on Russia and International Monetary Fund reforms.
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The minimally invasive procedure will be performed Thursday at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, according to a statement from Dingell's office.
11 hrs ago | 720 The Voice
The political world is on tenterhooks waiting for Hillary Clinton, and when there's even a hint of chum in the water, the sharks come circling.
13 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
A storm that swept through the Midwest and the Northeast a week before the start of spring has caused pileups on the Ohio Turnpike involving at least 50 vehicles, leaving three people dead and a state trooper... A storm that swept through the Midwest and the Northeast just a week before the start of spring dumped more than 2 feet of snow on parts ... (more)
13 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there "is no compelling medical reason" for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Barack Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a report being released Thursday.
A public fight this week between the CIA and the Democratic head of the Senate Intelligence Committee is the latest act in a years-long drama over waterboarding.
The NAACP's Maricopa County branch and the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum on Wednesday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate the lawsuit.
Counting down to a high-stakes Crimean referendum, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. would "completely reject" a vote opening the door for the strategic Ukrainian peninsula to join Russia if the election goes ahead on Sunday.
If you've ever been stuck behind a person driving too slowly in the fast lane, the Georgia Legislature is here for you: Its "slowpoke" bill would require anyone driving on a divided highway to move to the right when a faster car approaches from behind - even if the "slowpoke" is actually going the speed limit.
A federal judge has upheld a Missouri law requiring protesters to stay at least a football-field length away from funeral sites, beginning an hour before they start until an hour after the services end.
A White House official says President Barack Obama will direct the Labor Department to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of a More A The deciding factor came from the elephant pack, said Bob Lee, the zoo's elephant curator.
A member of the House armed services committee late Tuesday called on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to direct the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy to re-examine troops in sensitive posts in light Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections .
Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.