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Texas Education Agency Considers Adding Class On Mexican-Americans

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Mexican-American studies have been controversial in some parts of the country. In Arizona, for example, those studies were banned in 2011.

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WATCH: Sparks Fly In Holder, Gohmert Exchange On Capitol Hill

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Rep. Louis Gohmert and Attorney General Eric Holder clashed over the House's decision to hold Holder in contempt in 2012. The exchange included finger wagging and warnings against lectures.

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Calif. Lawmaker Leland Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Corruption

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Yee, a Democractic senator who advocated for more gun control, was arrested on gun trafficking charges. He denied those charges in a federal court on Tuesday.

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Argument Over Requested Leave Preceded Fort Hood Shootings

Monday, April 07, 2014

Army officials say Spc. Iván López opened fire after a dispute over his request for leave. Within eight minutes, López allegedly fired 35 shots.

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With Legislators' OK, Maryland Poised To Decriminalize Pot

Monday, April 07, 2014

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is expected to sign the bill, said decriminalizing marijuana might lead to a greater focus on more serious threats.

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USAID Says Building Of 'Cuban Twitter' Was Part Of Public Record

Monday, April 07, 2014

Congress, the development agency says, specifically earmarked money for a program to break the "information blockade" in Cuba.

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Federal Judge Dismisses Suit Challenging Drone Strikes That Killed Americans

Friday, April 04, 2014

Nasser Al-Awlaki sued U.S. officials over the killing of three Americans including his son in Yemen. The judge said the suit raises fundamental constitutional questions but there's no easy answer.

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Authorities: Fort Hood's Shooter's Mental Health Not 'Precipitating Factor'

Friday, April 04, 2014

Authorities said an argument may have led to the shooting rampage. The family of Spc. Iván López issued a statement saying they were troubled and surprised by his alleged actions.

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Nest Halts Sales Of Smoke Detector, Disables 'Wave' Feature

Friday, April 04, 2014

The Google owned company discovered users could unintentionally disable the device by waving their hands in front of the detector.

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Supreme Court Stays Out Of Texas Execution Case

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Attorneys sought a stay of execution because Texas refused to reveal details about the drugs it used to execute convicted killer Tommy Lynn Sells.

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David Letterman Will Retire In 2015

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Letterman has hosted Late Show on CBS since 1993. He made the announcement during a taping of the show in New York.

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Senate Panel Votes To Declassify Report On CIA Interrogations

Thursday, April 03, 2014

The vote does not mean the report will be made public just yet. The CIA will have a chance to flag portions it believes could compromise national security.

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White House: Creation Of 'Cuban Twitter' Was Not Covert Program

Thursday, April 03, 2014

According to a report by the Associated Press, the U.S. funded the creation of a social media platform designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba.

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NASA Suspends Some Ties With Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The two sides will continue to work together, however, in the operation of the International Space Station.

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Shooting At Fort Hood Leaves 4 Dead, 16 Injured

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The suspected shooter at the Texas Army post is Ivan Lopez, a Pentagon official tells NPR. Authorities say he was being evaluated for PTSD and treated for depression.

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Massive Quake Off Chile Triggers Tsunami Warning

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The United States Geological Survey says the quake measured 8.2. Chile ordered an evacuation of its coastal areas.

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Congress Sends Ukraine Aid, Russia Sanctions Bill To White House

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

After weeks of wrangling and in a rare show of bipartisanship, Congress approved a bill calling for $1 billion in aid to Ukraine and new sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Crimea.

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New York Student Is Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The odds of something like that happening are astronomic for even the brightest students in the United States, but Kwasi Enin, a first-generation American from Shirley, N.Y., has a lot going for him.

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As Peace Talks Falter, Kerry Cancels Meeting With Abbas

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

John Kerry made the announcement after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas asked to join international organizations, a move that is opposed by the U.S. and Israel.

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Obama: The Affordable Care Act Is Working, 'Helping People... Coast To Coast'

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

President Obama gave an impassioned defense of his signature legislation after announcing 7.1 million Americans had signed up by the end of the law's first open enrollment.

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