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When The Twit Hit The Fan: ‘I’m Still Here,’ Colbert Says

When The Twit Hit The Fan: ‘I’m Still Here,’ Colbert SaysIn his first show since a controversy erupted over a Comedy Central tweet about one of his skits last week, Stephen Colbert poked fun at the media, his network and himself Monday night, declaring that despite a #CancelColbert campaign against his show on Twitter, "I'm still here."

White House To Propose Halting NSA Bulk Collection Of Phone Data

White House To Propose Halting NSA Bulk Collection Of Phone DataPresident Obama is reportedly preparing to announce a plan to scrap the government's systematic collection of bulk phone records as part of a far-reaching overhaul of the National Security Agency's controversial electronic surveillance activities.

At Least 8 Dead, Many Missing After Washington State Mudslide

At Least 8 Dead, Many Missing After Washington State MudslideSearchers pulled more bodies from a soupy mixture of muck and debris, bringing the death toll to eight, after a massive mudslide over the weekend smashed through a community in rural western Washington state.

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About Privacy

Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About PrivacyFor the second time in recent months, President Obama welcomed a cadre of tech CEOs to the White House to talk about data privacy.

Search For Flight MH370 Reportedly Largest In History

Search For Flight MH370 Reportedly Largest In HistoryThe disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has spawned the largest-ever multinational air-sea search — involving ships, airplanes from at least 14 countries and requests for radar information from as many as 26.

Ukraine Warns Russia: Two Sides On ‘Brink Of Disaster’

Ukraine Warns Russia: Two Sides On ‘Brink Of Disaster’Ukraine's new government warned Russia on Sunday that the two countries "are on the brink of disaster" after an incursion by Moscow's forces into the Crimea peninsula that has sparked a rapidly escalating international crisis.s

Latest Leak: U.K. Spied On Webchats, Grabbed Millions Of Images

Latest Leak: U.K. Spied On Webchats, Grabbed Millions Of ImagesThe Guardian reports, "a surveillance program codenamed Optic Nerve collected still images of Yahoo webcam chats in bulk and saved them to agency databases."

VIDEO: Warm Reception As NBA’s Jason Collins Makes History

VIDEO: Warm Reception As NBA’s Jason Collins Makes HistoryBy checking in during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers, the newest member of the Brooklyn Nets became the first openly gay man to play for a team in one of the nation's four major professional sports.

Taliban Break Off Negotiations On U.S. Soldier Held Since 2009

Taliban Break Off Negotiations On U.S. Soldier Held Since 2009The Afghan Taliban said it was cutting off talks with Washington to trade long-time captive U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five of the prisoners held at Guantanamo.

Feds Clear Banks To Do Business With Budding Pot Industry

Feds Clear Banks To Do Business With Budding Pot IndustryThe federal government on Friday issued guidelines for banks seeking to do business with the legal marijuana industry, stopping short of a blanket immunity for them, but strongly indicating that prosecutions for such crimes as money laundering would be unlikely.