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Keystone Pipeline’s Southern Section Begins Delivering Oil To Gulf Coast

Keystone Pipeline’s Southern Section Begins Delivering Oil To Gulf CoastA large section of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline went into official operation Wednesday, in a move that supporters say will help ease the flow of oil to refineries in the Gulf Coast region.

Obama Signs Trillion-Dollar Federal Spending Bill

Obama Signs Trillion-Dollar Federal Spending BillPresident Obama signed the $1.1 trillion spending bill into law Friday afternoon, enacting more than 1,500 pages of legislation that received broad support in the House and Senate earlier this week.

Supreme Court To Decide If Warrant Needed To Search Cellphone

Supreme Court To Decide If Warrant Needed To Search CellphoneThe U.S. Supreme Court is delving into the technology-versus-privacy debate, agreeing to hear two cases that test whether police making an arrest may search cellphones without a warrant.

NSA Reportedly Collected Millions Of Phone Texts Every Day

NSA Reportedly Collected Millions Of Phone Texts Every DayAs recently as 2011, the National Security Agency was collecting almost 200 million text messages each day, according to a new story by The Guardian that cites documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

Review Of Terrorism Cases Finds NSA Spying Helped Very Little

Review Of Terrorism Cases Finds NSA Spying Helped Very LittleSurveillance programs run by the National Security Agency helped very little when it came to cases brought against individuals the United States says were linked to al-Qaida.

Iran, World Powers Will Begin Implementing Interim Nuclear Agreement

Iran, World Powers Will Begin Implementing Interim Nuclear AgreementIran and six world powers will begin implementing an interim agreement designed to pause parts of Iran's nuclear program.

Gates Says He Wept Each Evening Over Troops’ Deaths

Gates Says He Wept Each Evening Over Troops’ DeathsThe news from former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' interviews with NPR and other news outlets — notably, how he uses a new book to criticize many in the White House — has now been widely reported.

NASA Reportedly Gets OK To Keep Space Station Going Until 2024

NASA Reportedly Gets OK To Keep Space Station Going Until 2024The White House has approved NASA's call for four more years for the International Space Station, ensuring the orbiting science laboratory will keep going for another decade, according to documents obtained by The Orlando Sentinel.

Ex-Defense Secretary Gates Takes Aim At Obama In New Book

Ex-Defense Secretary Gates Takes Aim At Obama In New BookFormer Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in a book due out later this month, describes President Obama as "a man of personal integrity" who nonetheless was skeptical of his administration's "surge" strategy in Afghanistan and openly distrustful of the military leadership, The Washington Post and The New York Times report Tuesday.

Nuns’ Objection To Health Care Law Is Unwarranted, Justice Dept. Says

Nuns’ Objection To Health Care Law Is Unwarranted, Justice Dept. SaysThe Obama administration has asked the Supreme Court not to extend a temporary injunction given to a group of Colorado nuns who want to be exempt from some rules in the new health care law.