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39 min ago | National Public Radio
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 U.S. government's surveillance programs.
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2 hrs ago | Reuters
U.S. doctors' biggest lobby group said on Thursday legislation intended to avoid a major Medicare pay cut for doctors had become a victim of partisan politics after Republicans tied it to their efforts to undermine Obamacare.
3 hrs ago | Reuters
Democratic senate leader Harry Reid delivered his latest attack on billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch, saying they were trying to buy the American political system by funding conservative and libertarian candidates in midterm elections.
4 hrs ago | National Public Radio
The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved the nomination of Caroline Krass to serve as the CIA's top lawyer amid a snooping fight pitting the spy agency against Congress and ensnaring the CIA's acting general counsel.
5 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
Ed Gillespie emerged as a trusted adviser to 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during his losing White House bid.
10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Lawmakers of both parties expect the trio to win full Senate confirmation, but first will have a chance to probe their policy views at the hearing.
11 hrs ago | The Hill
CIA chief John Brennan is waging an aggressive counterattack against Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein and her explosive allegations, but he faces long odds of winning the battle.
Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa cuts ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings off during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee last week.
The Club for Growth , a powerful conservative fundraising group, is throwing its support to former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan in the 2014 Republican Senate primary.
In this June 2010 photo, workers at General Motors' Lordstown Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio, put the final touches on Chevy Cobalts.
Jurors in the fraud trial of five former Bernard Madoff aides were shown photos of disgraced public figures in a defense bid to draw "false remorse" comparisons with the prosecution's star witness Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Comcast's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable in April and another on retransmission issues in late March, the committee said on Wednesday.
Braley, right, is running for Senate and leaving a wide-open race for Democrats in the 1st District.
For obvious reasons, the underground economy around prostitution in most American cities is tough to quantify.
Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., said Wednesday that she believes flood insurance legislation was the deciding factor in Tuesday's special election in Florida, not health care.
In a recent analysis, Labor Department economist Audrey Watson examined occupational specialization within different business sectors.
Two women died and at least 18 people-including one minor-were injured in a likely gas explosion that leveled two residential buildings in Manhattan's East Harlem neighborhood Wednesday morning, officials said.
Rep. Charles Rangel , New York Democrat, said Wednesday that he has no doubt that the explosion in East Harlem is the result of a gas leak, not a terrorist attack.