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VA Chief Eric Shinseki Resigns Post, Obama Announces

VA Chief Eric Shinseki Resigns Post, Obama AnnouncesEmbattled Department of Veterans Affairs head Eric Shinseki says he's working to fix "systemic" problems in the VA's health care system, taking steps to fire the people who run a Phoenix VA medical center found to have deep problems.

Obama: U.S. Military In Chad To Aid Search For Missing Schoolgirls

Obama: U.S. Military In Chad To Aid Search For Missing SchoolgirlsPresident Obama on Wednesday informed House Speaker John Boehner that 80 U.S. military personnel had been sent to the central African nation of Chad as part of efforts to help locate nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militants in Nigeria last month.

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.