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Snowden’s Nobel Peace Prize Nomination is an Oxymoron

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Andrea Vallone Staff Writer In a sort of ironic twist of fate, President Barack Obama and Edward Snowden may very well have to engineer a sense...

2016 Elections: Lame Ducks and the Race to the Future

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Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator It’s been a year since President Barack Obama was reelected for a second term, and potential candidates...

Drone Strike Kills Taliban Leader in Pakistan, Renewing Debate

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Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter An American drone strike on Friday, Nov. 1, killed Hakimullah Mehsud, the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, a militant group that...

Nobel Peace Price Awarded to Chemical Weapons Group in Syria

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Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter The government shutdown, which has left many Americans perplexed and concerned for the state of the federal government, has largely distracted...

Obama Admin Under Fire for Probes

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Julian Moore National Beat Reporter President Obama has been on the defensive this past week against two separate reports of misconduct by the Justice and Treasury...

Congressional Conflict Ensues, Leaving Fate of Guantanamo Bay Prisoners Up in...

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Julian Moore National Beat Reporter A hunger strike by prisoners at Guantanamo Bay has reopened the debate in Washington about how to close the United States...

Seven Years In: Does the Federal Criminal Code Make Sense?

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Anis Vijay Modi Staff Writer On Aril 17, 2013, a Virginia man received a seven-year prison sentence for stealing a White House van full of communication...

White House Discusses Legal Grounds For Foreign Drone Strikes

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Julian Moore National Beat Reporter Last week, President Obama authorized his CIA director appointee John Brennan to show Congress what legal grounds the White House is...

Obama Renovates His Cabinet From Both Sides of the Aisle

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Julian Moore National News Beat Reporter President Barack Obama’s shake-up of top foreign policy officials last month may be near its conclusion, as Congress prepares to...

Yes, We Did (Sort Of): What is Obamacare and How Does...

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The United States of America is the one of the only three developed nations in the world that do not currently provide universal healthcare, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.