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Botched execution raises questions about lethal injection methods

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO A recent execution of a convict in the state of Oklahoma went terribly wrong after the state tried a new, untested combination of…read more

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Case Challenging Affordable Care Act

Can corporations exercise religious rights? SCOTUS hears challenge to contraceptive mandate

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments from two private for-profit companies that claim the Affordable Care Act (the president’s signature healthcare law,…read more

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President Obama tackles climate change and education in 2014 State of the Union address

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In his annual speech before both chambers of Congress last night, President Barack Obama challenged the country to address climate change, pledging to develop the natural gas and solar power industries. Continue reading

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Tech Companies Call on Government to Reign in Surveillance

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Eight major tech companies, including Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter, banded together to write an open letter to the president and Congress…read more

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Senate Democrats Invoke “Nuclear Option” for Judicial Nominees

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Democrats in the Senate have invoked the so-called “nuclear option,” allowing them to confirm the president’s nominations for judgeships with a simple majority…read more

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