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Iowa Republican Charles Grassley, the first non-lawyer to head the committee, gets his turn in the spotlight as he leads the hearing on President Obama's choice for attorney general Loretta Lynch.
The brothers who ran one of the largest drug networks ever have been sentenced to 14 years in prison. They had received life sentences but will serve 14 years instead.
All 50 states and the District of Columbia sponsor 529 plans. Critics had called the proposal to limit them a tax hike on the middle class.
Following the success of the Syriza party in Greece, another populist anti-austerity party is topping political polls in Spain, and could win power in elections this fall.
At a mandatory NFL media appearance for the upcoming Super Bowl, Marshawn Lynch stuck to one response Tuesday: "I'm just here so I won't get fined."
The satirists at The Onion had a field day with his vigor. In fact, Mayor Bill de Blasio even read from the article for the City Hall press corps.