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The U.S. Senate is racing to move forward a bill that, had it been passed in time, would have kept key provisions of the Patriot Act from expiring Sunday night.
City authorities in Paris are removing engraved padlocks left by lovers on some bridges over the Seine river. On Monday, 700,000 locks were taken off just one bridge. Officials say the romantic gesture has become so popular it now threatens the structure safety of the bridges.
China and the U.S. exchanged criticisms on the South China Sea over the weekend. So far, neither side appears willing to either compromise on the disputed waters, or to escalate the dispute.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who wrote for the court majority, said Moones M...
The court ruled Monday that a law requiring the deportation of immigrants who violate any kind of drug regulation did not justify deporting a man who was caught with Adderall in his sock.
A new drama from the cable network Lifetime is getting a lot of attention because it's a well-written show skewering reality television.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to reporters on May 31 after leaving the Senat...
A new poll says Americans want NSA data collection renewed. Yet another recent survey says Americans want better controls on what kind of data the government can collect. What's going on?