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Landslide Win Puts Opposition Party In Charge In India

Landslide Win Puts Opposition Party In Charge In IndiaIn a historic result, opposition leader Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party are celebrating a resounding win in India's elections Friday, after ousting the Congress party that has long dominated politics in the world's largest democracy.

Glenn Greenwald: NSA Believes It Should Be Able To Monitor All Communication

Glenn Greenwald: NSA Believes It Should Be Able To Monitor All CommunicationGlenn Greenwald, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who helped to break stories about mass surveillance in the United States, is making more revelations in a new book coming out Tuesday.

Prayers Before Town Hall Meetings Are Constitutional, High Court Finds

Prayers Before Town Hall Meetings Are Constitutional, High Court FindsA city council in upstate New York is not violating the Constitution when it opens its meetings with a prayer, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday with a 5-4 vote.

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

German Fears About U.S. Spying Could Hurt Trade DealIn 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 CrisisNASA 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 DefectGM 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 TaxesSenior 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 CaseLaw 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 ProbeSaying 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 PracticesDuring 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.