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The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans

01/27/2014 10:05am
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps _ a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.

How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

01/27/2014 12:31pm
The Associated Press-GfK poll on NSA surveillance programs was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Jan. 17-21. It is based on online interviews of 1,060 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.

Gov't, Internet companies reach deal on disclosure

01/27/2014 2:35pm
The government and leading Internet companies have agreed to a compromise allowing companies to reveal how often they are ordered to turn over information about their customers in national security investigations.

US ship to help destroy Syrian chemical weapons

01/27/2014 8:34pm
A U.S. cargo ship departed Monday on a mission to destroy dozens of containers of deadly chemical weapons being removed from Syria as part of international efforts to dismantle that country's poison gas and nerve agent program.

Utah bill on liquor rules targets 'Zion curtain'

01/27/2014 10:34pm
Utah's so-called Zion curtain would be torn down and customers wouldn't have to order food to get a drink if one lawmaker has his way in loosening the state's famously strict liquor laws.