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3 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Iraqi translator who aided US military granted visa to come to States

In this file photo from April 23, 2006, an unidentified Iraqi translator translates procedures during a neighborhood patrol between Iraqi police with a special weapons and tactics team and U.S. Army soldiers in Mosul, Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer

15 hrs ago | Townhall

GAO: Yes, Obama's Taliban/Bergdahl Exchange Was Illegal

This isn't necessarily "news," per se , but it's confirmation from a respected nonpartisan source.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military Prisons, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

1 year after Rim Fire, recovery has barely begun

High on a ridgeline in the Stanislaus National Forest, Chris Schow is driving through miles after mile of dead, blackened trees.

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Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Common Dreams

Metadata Collection Reveal Personal Details, Rights Groups Assert

"Metadata is not trivial," Electronic Frontier Foundation legal fellow Andrew Crocker said Wednesday, announcing the filing of an amicus brief in Klayman v.

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Related Topix: Activism, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, ACLU, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Examiner.com

Senate Democrats say Obama in 'major retreat' over nonproliferation

No less than 26 senators are calling on the Obama administration to drop plans to cut the nuclear nonproliferation Department of Energy budget by $400 million in a letter published Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Department of Energy, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley

Fog City Journal

John Yoo and the Senate Torture Report

Professor John Yoo stepped away from his lectern at the UC Berkeley School of Law to send an e-mail to the San Francisco Chronicle criticizing the forthcoming Senate Select Committee on Intelligence torture report saying that if "torture was used and it didn't work, she [Senator Dianne Feinstein] is flat wrong."

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush, Abu Ghraib

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Hill

What the CIA is trying to hide

There, the agency subjected detainees to torturous "enhanced interrogation techniques," in a program designed and implemented by two contractor psychologists named James Elmer Mitchell and Bruce Jessen.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Minot Daily News

Success is what we can make of m...

This far into the human story, only the historically uninstructed are startled by what they think are new permutations of evil.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

The Washington Post

In the Loop: SeaWorld and Disney

SeaWorld Entertainment has suffered financially since the release of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," which accused the company of mistreating its main attraction: killer whales.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Senator Mark Warner

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Officials: Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires, drought

Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Representative John Garamendi, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller

CBS Local

State, Federal Officials Sign Proclamation Supporting Fuel-Reduction Efforts Near Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a crown jewel of the western landscape but is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

MacLeans

Congress and CIA battle over torture investigation

America is trying to come to terms with its secret use of torture. If only the CIA wasn't getting in the way.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

SF Appeal

Haywood Gilliam Nominated for U.S. District Court by Obama

A former federal prosecutor and current law firm partner was nominated by President Barack Obama today to serve on the San Francisco-based U.S. District Court for Northern California.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Alert: California support for Affordable Care Act continues to grow

After what most consider a successful implementation of the law in California, support for the Affordable Care Act among Golden State voters is the highest it's ever been, according to a new Field Poll .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid

Boston Herald

Cashman: Dems bank on hypocrisy in fundraising

Check your spam email. U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey is pushing for campaign finance reform and asking supporters to help put an end to billionaires like the Koch brothers swaying elections.

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Related Topix: Edward Markey, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Email Spam, US Senate, Stephen Lynch, Representative Niki Tsongas, Hillary Clinton, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

NorCal Daybook

Listings do not indicate the AP will cover the events. Please keep the AP in mind when news of regional interest develops in your area.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Cal State Sonoma, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Switched

There May Be More Homeless Kids Than You Think

If the Homeless Children and Youth Act, sponsored by Sens. Rob Portman and Dianne Feinstein , passes into law, the Department of Education and Department of Housing and Urban Development would be on the same page when it comes to defining homelessness , according to the Newark Advocate.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

Politico

Behind the White House maneuvering on migrants

The White House fax arrived at the Senate on July 22 with no letterhead attached and an almost Onion-like heading: "Deliberative Pre-decisional Technical Assistance."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Barbara Mikulski, Rick Perry, US Governors

Jacksonville Daily News

Obama weighs strategy vs. Islamic State

In this Aug. 9 photo, President Barack Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House about the ongoing situation in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Syria, World News,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

SFGate

S.F. parking fee plan for disabled goes nowhere

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

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