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Secret Service Panel Calls For New Fence, Fresh Blood

The panel says a the new fence should be four or five feet taller.

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TRNS Interview: Former Alabama Gov’s Prosecution May Have Been Politically Motivated

(TRNS)- On Thursday, a federal judge denied bail for former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman (D) amid an appeal of the 2006 bribery conviction that ultimately landed him behind bars. Earlier this week, TRNS spoke with Adam Zagorin, a Senior Fellow of the Project for Government Oversight (POGO), about Siegelman’s initial prosecution and concerns uncovered by […]

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Boehner Delivers A Christmas Poem

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Boehner recites a poem taking aim at President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration reform.

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Obama Admin To Review Cuba’s ‘State Sponsor Of Terrorism’ Status

Kerry released a statement following the Presidential address on easing U.S. relations with Cuba.

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Poll: Dems Want Hillary, But Not Unopposed

48% said that they would prefer an active primary fight.

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Progressives Double Down On Warren

MoveOn.org will hold a rally aimed at drafting Warren in Iowa this week.

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TRNS Interview: Harlan K. Ullman

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Dr. Ullman is the author of “A Handful of Bullets: How the Murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Still Menaces the Peace.”

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Senate Confirms Controversial Surgeon General Nominee

Murthy faced a backlash for suggesting that gun violence should be treated as a public health concern.

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Tamir Rice Autopsy Report States Death A Homicide

“Gunshot wound of torso with injuries of major vessel, intestines and pelvis,” reads the report published by Cuyahoga County, “Homicide.”

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California Hit By Heavy Storm After Months of Drought

As the storm subsided in Northern California, it moved south to Los Angeles on Friday.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – December 18, 2014

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Palestine asks the U.N. to vote on a resolution ending the Israeli occupation and the number of non-U.S. airstrikes in Syria plummets.

Philippines: 41,000 Homes ‘Totally Destroyed’ by December 6th Typhoon

A satellite view of Typhoon Hagupit two days before the storm made landfall in the Philippines. December 4, 2014. Copyright: 2014 EUMETSAT

The repeated use of schools as storm shelters in Pacific Typhoons is prompting calls to build permanent facilities.

How Many Nukes Does The U.S. Have?

Find out the latest on U.S. nuclear disarmament here.

Security Council Weighs Resolution to End Israeli Occupation of Palestine

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The Palestinian-drafted document calls on Israel to complete a “full and phased withdrawal” from Palestine by the end of 2017.

Secret Service Panel Calls For New Fence, Fresh Blood

The panel says a the new fence should be four or five feet taller.

Former La. Cop Indicted For Assault, Civil Rights Violations, Lying To FBI

Former cop Willie Fred Knowles is accused of beating a woman and tasing two men in 2012.