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World Leaders Demand No-Spying Agreement with U.S.

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One of the American government’s largest spying agencies, the NSA, is in hot water over allegations that it monitored the mobile phones of at least…read more

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Healthcare Web Site Plagued with Technical Bugs

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Since the Affordable Care Act’s online health care exchanges launched on October 1, the exchange website, www.healthcare.gov, has been fraught with technical problems…read more

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Congress Votes to Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

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Late Wednesday night, Congress voted to pass a bill that ends the government shutdown and enables the government to borrow more money so that it…read more

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Colorado Town Feels Combined Pain of Floods and Shutdown

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DOWNLOAD VIDEOS The effects of the government shutdown may most obviously be seen in Washington, D.C., but Americans around the country are suffering from the…read more

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Obama Convenes Meeting with Congressional Leader to Discuss Shutdown

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO On the second day of the government shutdown, President Obama convened a meeting with the leaders of the Senate and the House of…read more

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