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Intelligence Panel Recommends Limits On NSA Surveillance

Intelligence Panel Recommends Limits On NSA SurveillanceA panel looking into U.S. electronic surveillance activities in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations has recommended removing the NSA's authority to collect and store Americans' telephone data.

Costs Of Shutdown And Health Website Highlight ‘Wastebook’

Costs Of Shutdown And Health Website Highlight ‘Wastebook’Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., has released his annual Wastebook.

No Amnesty For Edward Snowden, White House Says

No Amnesty For Edward Snowden, White House SaysThe New York Times reported Sunday that the U.S. may never know the extent of how much information Snowden took from government computers when he left the country earlier this year.

Scientists Map Vast Reserves Of Freshwater Under The Seabed

Scientists Map Vast Reserves Of Freshwater Under The SeabedScientists think there are vast reserves of fresh groundwater buried under the oceans — a potentially valuable resource for coastal cities that need freshwater.

Orc And Dagger: U.S. Reportedly Spied On Gamers Online

Orc And Dagger: U.S. Reportedly Spied On Gamers OnlineThe project involved spies creating identities in networks that include Second Life and World of Warcraft, according to the reports. Another arm of the work is said to have collected massive amounts of data from Microsoft's Xbox Live network and elsewhere.

WATCH: U.S. Air Force Band Stages A ‘Holiday Flash Mob’

WATCH: U.S. Air Force Band Stages A ‘Holiday Flash Mob’Members of the United States Air Force Band surprised visitors of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington with a joyous performance of holiday classics.

Several States Brace For Massive Ice Storm This Weekend

Several States Brace For Massive Ice Storm This WeekendA large tract of America can expect "a major icing event," the National Weather Service says, predicting snow and ice in an area that includes at least eight states from Texas to the Ohio Valley.

Obama Tells Government To Ramp Up Its Renewable Energy Use

Obama Tells Government To Ramp Up Its Renewable Energy UsePresident Obama says the U.S. government "must lead by example" when it comes to safeguarding the environment, so he's ordering federal agencies to use more clean energy.

Some Stranded Whales In Fla. Moving Out To Sea

Some Stranded Whales In Fla. Moving Out To SeaWildlife officials in southwest Florida who are struggling to save dozens of beached pilot whales say there's hope that at least some of the animals might escape after they spotted at least 20 of them swimming in deeper water.

LISTEN: Two Mandela Speeches That Made History

LISTEN: Two Mandela Speeches That Made HistoryThere were two speeches Nelson Mandela delivered that changed the course of history and cemented his legacy as one of the most revered leaders of our time.