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11 min ago | CBS News
Director of the National Security Agency Gen. Keith Alexander, and Deputy Attorney General James Cole testify during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee December 11, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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1 hr ago | Washingtonian.com
Big Night DC For the party-hopper who hates to sit still, Big Night DC boasts fifteen themed party areas, five dance floors, and a performance lineup stacked with more than a dozen DJs and bands.
1 hr ago | The Huffington Post
The parents of Sgt. Brian LaLoup are suing the Defense Department and the Navy, alleging that officials in Greece removed their son's heart during an illegal autopsy, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer .
2 hrs ago | Bloomberg
5 hrs ago | Washington Times
Tea party and conservative groups pounced on the budget proposal that congressional leaders carved out behind closed doors, saying that the plan is based on the faulty premise of increasing spending now in exchange for future spending cuts that will never materialize.
6 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis
A search is underway at the home of Ryan Loskarn, who is the chief of staff at Sen. Alexanders' Washington, D.C. office.
7 hrs ago | Switched
"Even with rising prices for seniors, politicians are pushing to cut Social Security," the narrator says.
11 hrs ago | The Washington Post
After weeks filled with nothing but bad news for President Obama, there have been some reasons for optimism in recent days.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
James David Manning responds to reporting on his conspiracy theory that Miriam Carey was the mother of an Obama love-child by threatening to sue "the Examiner.com" and Michael Ross .
Lucien Greaves, spokesperson for the New York-based Satanic Temple, visited HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss his group's plans to erect a Satanic statue on the steps of the Oklahoma statehouse.
President Obama received a mighty ovation in Johannesburg, South Africa, speaking at Nelson Mandela's memorial, but found himself under immediate fire from right-wing media and the man he defeated for the Presidency in 2008.
On Tuesday morning, the popular Nelson Mandela quote, "It always seems impossible until it's done," had never been truer for Mel Watt.
Capitol Hill A snow plow passes by pushing away slush outside the US Capitol Building in Washington.
John Koskinen, nominee as Internal Revenue Service commissioner, testifies during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, December 10, 2013.