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NSA Surveillance Bill Defeated In Senate

A bill that would have restricted the government’s direct access to all Americans’ phone records was defeated in the Senate on Tuesday.

November 19, 2014

In Small Town America, Voters Want Change

A look at voting in a small town in Virginia that typically leans Republican.

November 4, 2014

Foreigners ‘Face Tougher Sentences’ In U.S. Courts

A study has found that in 2008, 96 percent of convicted non-U.S. citizens received a prison sentence, compared to only 85 percent of convicted U.S. citizens.

October 1, 2014

Syrian Government Declares War On Its Own Civilians

The now months-old domestic protest movement against the hardline — and less-than-democratic — rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad faced its most brutal crackdown yet this weekend, with some 75 confirmed dead: The simultaneous raids on several cities came a day before the holy month of Ramadan, during which activists had vowed to escalate their […]

July 31, 2011