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    Ex-official: U.S. lost track of terrorists

    Ripping the cover off top-secret U.S. surveillance programs pushed foreign terrorists underground and out of intelligence services' reach, a former top intelligence official said Tuesday.

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American held by North Korea heads home

Jeffrey Edward Fowle in North Korea

In Jeffrey Fowle's hometown of Miamisburg, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, the sense of excitement and relief is palpable.

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Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

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Ben Bradlee, the charismatic Washington Post editor who guided the paper through the era of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate and was immortalized on screen in "All the President's Men," has died. He was 93.

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Bradlee was an icon, journalists say

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The death of Ben Bradlee, the iconic editor of The Washington Post who oversaw the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal and the Pentagon Papers, saddened the industry he influenced Tuesday night.

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Study: Liberals, conservatives inhabit different worlds

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Ever wonder why your avowed-conservative brother and fervently-liberal aunt can't even seem to agree on the facts?

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Mental exam set in White House intruder case

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A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a full mental competency screening for Omar Gonzalez, who is accused of jumping the White House fence, after a disputed initial examination found him not competent for trial.

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White House corrects record on 'unpaid bills'

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The White House has issued on Tuesday a corrected official transcript of a speech President Barack Obama gave Monday at a Democratic fundraiser in Chicago to include a joke he made about having unpaid bills.

Reporters attending the event heard the pr...

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Man to Obama: Don't touch my girlfriend

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The woman who voted next to President Barack Obama on Monday says she was "embarrassed and just shocked," after her fiancé jokingly told him "Mr. President, don't touch my girlfriend."

Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, Obama stood at a voting b...

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Ex-counterterror head: 'Imminent threat'

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The former head of U.S. counterterror operations said Tuesday the "imminent threat" posed by an al Qaeda offshoot in Syria hasn't lessened after a U.S. air campaign there.

Speaking to CNN's Jim Sciutto, Matt Olsen said by his analysis the threat from ...

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Colorado wants to ban pot-laced brownies, candy

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Colorado health officials want to ban sales of marijuana-infused brownies, cookies and most candies.

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Senate schedules its own Ebola hearing

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The Senate will hold a hearing on the increasingly political debate over the government's handling of the Ebola outbreak -- but not until after the midterm elections.

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski will hold an Ebola heari...

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