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Congress Votes To Subpoena VA Chief Shinseki

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 2:29pm

The Veterans Affairs secretary would be called to testify over allegations that delays at VA hospitals have caused as many as 40 patients to die awaiting care.

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The Nation That Elects The Most Women Is ...

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 12:43pm

In Rwanda, nearly two-thirds of parliament consists of women, a trend that developed after the country's genocide. Cuba is third, with women making up 50 percent of its legislators. The U.S. is 99th.

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The Arab Activists Who Refuse To Bow To The Giant

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 11:57am

A new film We Are The Giant follows six people during the Arab Spring. Tell Me More's Celeste Headlee speaks to co-producer Razan Ghalayini and activist Maryam Al Khawaja.

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The Interesting Bits From Monica Lewinsky's 'Vanity Fair' Article

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 10:17am

The former White House intern whose affair with President Clinton eventually led to his impeachment writes about her life after the scandal, and shares her thoughts on Hillary Clinton and others.

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Spouses Of H1B Visa Holders May Now Hold Jobs In U.S.

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 4:15am

With immigration overhaul a non-starter in Congress, advocates of change have been urging the Obama administration to make some changes on its own.

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Women On Capitol Hill May Be Better At Crossing Party Lines

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 4:15am

There's an assumption that women are more prone than men to collaborate. But as the number of women in Congress has increased, so has the partisanship and gridlock. Does a woman's touch actually help?

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Bipartisan Bill Would End NSA's Bulk Phone Data Collection

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 4:15am

The White House and members of Congress agree that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone logs, disclosed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, has to end.

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The Executioner's Lament

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 2:22am

Executions are carried out by people. When things go wrong, those involved experience stressful, chaotic scenes. And even when they go right, it can take a lasting toll.

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At Times All A President Can Say After Disaster Is, 'We're Here'

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 2:04am

President Obama visited Arkansas on Wednesday, where he surveyed the damage of last month's tornado and met with residents. It's a task he and many presidents before him have had to do far too often.

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