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German Fears About U.S. Spying Could Hurt Trade Deal

German Fears About U.S. Spying Could Hurt Trade Deal

In the wake of last year’s revelations about U.S. spying, 85 percent of Germans say they prefer European regulations for data privacy.

NASA Suspends Some Ties With Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

NASA Suspends Some Ties With Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

NASA is suspending “the majority of its ongoing engagements” with its Russian counterpart over the crisis in Ukraine.

Mother Of Victim: More Killed By GM Ignition Switch Defect

Mother Of Victim: More Killed By GM Ignition Switch Defect

GM has announced the recall of 2.6 million vehicles to search for the faulty ignition switches.

Senate Democrats Say Caterpillar Avoided $2.4 Billion In Taxes

Senate Democrats Say Caterpillar Avoided $2.4 Billion In Taxes

Senior officials of Caterpillar Inc. defended the company against accusations that it had used an affiliate in Switzerland to avoided paying some $2.4 billion in taxes over a 12-year period.

High Court Considers Definition Of Domestic Violence In Gun Case

High Court Considers Definition Of Domestic Violence In Gun Case

Law enforcement, domestic violence organizations and gun control groups won an important victory in the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday.

Toyota To Pay $1.2B To End Safety-Related Probe

Toyota To Pay $1.2B To End Safety-Related Probe

Saying that “Toyota intentionally concealed information” and misled the public about the danger that some of its vehicles might suddenly accelerate, Attorney Gen. Eric Holder announced Wednesday that the automaker is being fined $1.2 billion for not being forthcoming after car owners started to complain in 2009.

Obama Orders Review Of Deportation Practices

Obama Orders Review Of Deportation Practices

During a meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, President Obama said he had ordered the Department of Homeland Security to review deportation procedures and see if they can be made more humane.

Slideshow: Robert Boochever U.S. Courthouse dedication

Slideshow: Robert Boochever U.S. Courthouse dedication

March 3rd event honored longtime Juneau attorney and jurist

Claims And Counterclaims Fly As CIA And Senate Exchange Fire

Claims And Counterclaims Fly As CIA And Senate Exchange Fire

The Central Intelligence Agency and one of the congressional panels that oversees its work, the Senate Intelligence Committee, are in what looks to be an increasingly bitter battle over just who’s been behaving improperly.

Ex-IRS Official Invokes 5th Amendment Again, Then Things Get Hot

Ex-IRS Official Invokes 5th Amendment Again, Then Things Get Hot

Questioned repeatedly by House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., Lois Lerner gave the same answer during the 10 minutes or so she that was being questioned.

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