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In NPR Interview, Bill Cosby Declines To Discuss Assault Allegations

In NPR Interview, Bill Cosby Declines To Discuss Assault AllegationsThe 77-year-old actor would not comment on: accusations of sexual assault that have been leveled against him.

Reports: Obama Will Approve Immigrant Work Permits For Millions

Reports: Obama Will Approve Immigrant Work Permits For MillionsThe details of the executive actions are still being finalized, but it could "avert 5 million deportations."

Congress Will Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline, With An Eye On Louisiana

Congress Will Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline, With An Eye On LouisianaEnergy company TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline would carry tar sands oil from Canada to Texas.

FBI’s Vicious Letter To King Holds Lessons On Surveillance, Hindsight

FBI’s Vicious Letter To King Holds Lessons On Surveillance, HindsightYale historian Beverly Gage, who's working on a biography of Hoover, recently uncovered an unredacted version of the letter at the National Archives. It begins:

Facebook Rolls Out New, Simpler Privacy Policy

Facebook Rolls Out New, Simpler Privacy PolicyFacebook says its new policy is 2,700 words. The company's old one was more than 9,000.

Big Banks Will Pay $4.25 Billion In Fines Over Currency Manipulation Charges

Big Banks Will Pay $4.25 Billion In Fines Over Currency Manipulation ChargesU.S. firms Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase will pay the largest fines, about $1 billion each.

Afghanistan’s Opium Harvest Sets New Record

Afghanistan’s Opium Harvest Sets New RecordIn 2014, more than 550,000 acres of Afghan land were cultivated — that's approaching the total land area of Rhode Island.

Obamacare Architect Apologizes For Remarks On The Law’s Passage

Obamacare Architect Apologizes For Remarks On The Law’s PassageOne of the main architects of the Affordable Care Act is being criticized for comments made last year in which he said the "stupidity of the American voter" was critical in getting the law to pass.

South Carolina Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is Overturned

South Carolina Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is OverturnedRejecting the state's argument that it, not the U.S. government, has the authority to define marriage, a federal judge overturned South Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday.

John Doar Remembered As A Civil Rights Pioneer

John Doar Remembered As A Civil Rights PioneerDoar for paved the way for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.