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Senate passes NSA reform measure

The National Security Agency will soon lose its authority to collect the phone records of millions of Americans, thanks to a sweeping reform measure Congress passed on Tuesday. President Barack Obama, who supports the measure, said he will sign it in...

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Tsarnaev friend sentenced to 6 years in prison

A friend of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to 72 months in prison for obstructing justice, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

Dias Kadyrbayev, now 21, pleaded guilty last year to charges in connection with removing a b...

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May car sales highest since 2005

Cars sales jumped in May to their highest level since 2005.

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4 injured in UK roller coaster crash

A roller coaster car collided with an empty car Tuesday at a UK theme park, leaving four people with serious injuries, officials said.

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Source: Police kill man on terror network

A man fatally shot by police in Boston on Tuesday was under 24-hour surveillance by anti-terrorism authorities, FBI Special Agent in Charge Vincent B. Lisi said.

The suspect, identified as Usaama Rahim, 26, was shot and killed after waving a large mi...

Person with phone Senate votes on USA Freedom Act

Senate passes NSA reform measure

The National Security Agency will soon lose its authority to collect the phone records of millions of Americans, thanks to a sweeping reform measure Congress passed on Tuesday. President Barack Obama, who supports the measure, said he will sign it in...

Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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Tsarnaev friend sentenced to 6 years in...

A friend of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to 72 months in prison for obstructing justice, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

Dias Kadyrbayev, now 21, pleaded guilty last year to charges in connection with removing a b...

The Smiler roller coaster England

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4 injured in UK roller coaster crash

A roller coaster car collided with an empty car Tuesday at a UK theme park, leaving four people with serious injuries, officials said.

Police tape crime scene

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Source: Police kill man on terror network

A man fatally shot by police in Boston on Tuesday was under 24-hour surveillance by anti-terrorism authorities, FBI Special Agent in Charge Vincent B. Lisi said.

The suspect, identified as Usaama Rahim, 26, was shot and killed after waving a large mi...

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AMC, Regal Cinemas under DOJ investigation

Two of the country's biggest movie theater chains are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Obama: Israeli-Palestinian deal unlikely soon

President Barack Obama acknowledged in an interview Tuesday that the potential for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal during his remaining time in office was slim.

"I don't see a likelihood of a framework agreement" in the next 18 months, Obama told Is...

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FIFA chief Sepp Blatter says he's resigning

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will step down as head of world soccer's governing body but only after the organization's executive committee organizes a fresh vote "for the election of my successor," he said Tuesday.

Blatter did not say when the election...

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Lion kills woman at South African park

Eyewitnesses to a lion attack honked their horns trying to get the attention of those in danger as the animal approached.

That's according to a source close to the investigation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity Tuesday, one day after a 22-year...

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IRS pledging to make tax filing system...

The IRS says 2.7 million taxpayers had their identities stolen last year. The agency is now pledging to make the tax filing system more secure by 2016.

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Official says airline bomb threats not...

A string of bomb threats disrupted air traffic Tuesday, and while a law enforcement official says they do not appear credible, it marks the second time in eight days that authorities had to investigate numerous threats against airlines.

At least four ...

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Does the FBI have a secret air force?

The FBI uses a fleet of planes registered under fictitious companies in order to conduct warrantless surveillance during federal, state and local investigations. The surveillance is conducted without a court order, but with oversight from within the ...

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PD: Woman high on whipped cream charged...

A Tennessee woman was charged with DUI after crashing into a mailbox while high on the aerosol in whipped cream cans, according to police.

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Survivor: Chinese cruise ship capsized...

Most of the passengers on the Eastern Star cruise ship had gone to bed. A violent storm struck and rain pounded the windows with such force that water seeped into the cabins, survivor Zhang Hui told Xinhua, China's state-run news agency.

The ship bega...

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Adrian Peterson reports to Vikings

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is returning to the team after being away from the only franchise he has played for since September 2014.

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Sepp Blatter: Resignation speech in full

FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced in Zurich, Switzerland Tuesday that his presidency of world football's governing body -- which began in 1998 -- will come to an end.

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East Coast braces for more rain, flooding

Now it's the East Coast's turn to get walloped.

After record-setting rainfall and deadly flooding in Texas, much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast are getting deluged -- and it's just going to get worse.

Flood watches are in effect Tuesday for much o...

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Two from World War I receive Medal of Honor

Nearly a century after their heroic efforts, two World War I veterans who may have been overlooked for the Medal of Honor because of their respective race and religion received the honor posthumously Tuesday.

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Capsized ship in China: What we know

A luxury cruise liner, the "Dongfangzhixing" or Eastern Star, capsized late Monday in the waters of China's Yangtze River, with 458 passengers and crew on board.

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Google: Still mostly white men work for us

Google is still struggling with lack of diversity, admitting Tuesday in its second annual diversity report that white men still dominate the tech giant's workforce.

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10 more billionaires join Buffett-Gates...

Ten more billionaires are pledging to give away at least half of their fortunes to philanthropic causes.

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SAT prep courses now free online

Two nonprofit organizations have teamed up to make SAT preparation materials available free online.

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Sick of slow boarders? Delta's trying to...

Delta is tailoring its new service to perhaps the most clueless of travelers: the vacationing family.

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Olive Garden's hedge fund owners waited...

Talk about learning the business from the ground up.

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Poll: Hillary Clinton's favorability slides

More people have an unfavorable view of Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton now than at any time since 2001, according to a new CNN/ORC poll on the 2016 race.

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Militants kill 9 aid workers in Afghan attack

Militants killed nine aid workers in an overnight attack on a house where they were staying in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province, a local official said Tuesday.

The nine were working with the Afghan National Solidarity Program, according to Abdul...