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European officials want to limit NSA spying

10/28/2013 10:41am
European Union officials say U.S. surveillance of their people could affect negotiations over a U.S.-Europe trade agreement, after new allegations that the National Security Agency may have eavesdropped on world leaders and gathered tens of millions of Europeans' phone records.

Outlaw shutdowns? That might make Congress worse

10/28/2013 11:01am
There is a way to prevent government shutdowns. A change in U.S. law would keep federal workers on the job and ensure that treasured sites like the Statue of Liberty and Yosemite stay open during a budget fight, instead of becoming political pawns.

UK PM threatens to act against press over leaks

10/28/2013 3:27pm
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday threatened unspecified action over the Guardian newspaper's disclosures of American intelligence material, saying officials would find it tough to stand back if the media don't show enough restraint over what they publish.

Nev. lawmaker stirs firestorm over slavery remark

10/28/2013 7:06pm
A Nevada assemblyman came under fire Monday after a YouTube video surfaced in which he told a Republican gathering he would vote to allow slavery if that is what his constituents wanted him to do.

Former Rep. Ike Skelton dead at 81

10/28/2013 10:55pm
Former Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton, who built a reputation as a military expert and social conservative during 34 years representing western and central Missouri in the U.S. House, died Monday in Virginia. He was 81.