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Mollie Reilly is deputy politics editor at The Huffington Post. Previously, she was an assistant editor at Washingtonian Magazine. She is a graduate of Colgate University and lives in San Francisco. She can be reached by email at mollie.reilly@huffingtonpost.com or on Twitter at @mollieclare.

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미 정부, 북한이 '소니 해킹' 배후 결론

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 12:30 PM

다수 보도에 따르면 미국 정부는 '소니 픽쳐스 해킹의 배경이 북한이라고 결론내렸다'.

해킹은 북한 외부에서 시도됐지만, 북한 정부의 지시에 따른 개인의 해킹인 것으로 추정된다고 NBC는 보도했다.

소니 픽쳐스는 익명의 해커들이 지난 11월 서버를 해킹한 것을 확인하고, 이달 초부터 미국 정부와 협조해왔다. 해킹에 의해 중요한 이메일,...

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Obama On Sony Hack: People Should 'Go To The Movies'

(120) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 7:54 PM

President Barack Obama says that threats by the hackers responsible for the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment shouldn't deter Americans from going to movie theaters over the holidays.

In an interview with ABC News airing Wednesday, Obama said his administration is taking the breach seriously, but that moviegoers should feel...

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U.S. Officials Determine North Korea Is Behind Sony Hack: Reports

(296) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 6:21 PM

U.S. officials have determined that hackers working for North Korea are behind the Sony Pictures Entertainment attack, multiple news outlets reported Wednesday.

According to NBC, the hack originated outside of North Korea, but appears to have been carried out...

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Defenders Of The CIA's Torture Program Dig In

(567) Comments | Posted December 10, 2014 | 10:00 PM

Key figures in the George W. Bush administration and an architect of the CIA's post-9/11 torture program are defending the so-called enhanced interrogation tactics in the wake of the Senate Intelligence Committee's bombshell report.

The 500-page report summary released Tuesday sheds light on gruesome tactics used by...

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Ex-CIA Director: Treatment Of Detainees Would 'Improve' If CIA Was Global Model

(101) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 8:55 PM

Former Central Intelligence Agency Director Michael Hayden spoke to NBC's Brian Williams about the release of the Senate report on the CIA's post-9/11 torture program, arguing that the agency showed greater concern for human rights than many other countries worldwide.

In an interview airing Tuesday evening, Williams asked Hayden how...

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California Prosecutors Sue Uber Over Background Checks

(20) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 8:38 PM

SAN FRANCISCO -- Prosecutors in Los Angeles and San Francisco have sued Uber over its background check policies and other business practices, alleging that the popular ride-sharing service lied to give customers a false sense of security.

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon announced Tuesday that he and Los...

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Michele Bachmann Bids Farewell To Congress

(115) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 6:32 PM

After four terms in office, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is bidding farewell to Congress.

Bachmann announced her decision to leave Congress after this term in May 2013, concluding that eight years in the post was enough for her.

"The law limits anyone from serving as president of...

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Justice Department To Investigate Eric Garner's Death

(211) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 5:59 PM

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Wednesday that the Justice Department will conduct a civil rights investigation into the death of Eric Garner, a black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo.

Holder's announcement came shortly after a Staten Island grand...

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Poll Finds That Most Voters Would Rather Change Than Repeal Obamacare

(36) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 1:25 PM

A Rasmussen poll released Monday signaled growing support for Congress improving the Affordable Care Act rather than repealing the law entirely.

According to the survey, 52 percent of respondents said they believe Congress and the White House should "go through the law piece...

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Here's What The Obamas Are Eating For Thanksgiving Dinner

(475) Comments | Posted November 27, 2014 | 10:59 AM

This year, President Barack Obama and his family are spending Thanksgiving at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, where they'll dine on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes -- and six kinds of pie.

Here's this year's menu, as provided by the White House press office:

Dinner:

Thyme Roasted Turkey
Honey-Baked Ham
...

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Obama Interrupted By Hecklers During Immigration Speech

(94) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 6:48 PM

Speaking Tuesday in Chicago, Illinois about his decision to provide deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants, President Barack Obama was repeatedly interrupted by immigration activists.

During the speech, Obama said deportations should be targeting criminals, not working parents.

"Sorry Mr. President, but that has been a lie,"...

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George H.W. & Barbara Bush Caught On Kiss Cam At NFL Game

(4) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 11:50 AM

Former President George H.W. Bush and wife Barbara made a cameo on the kiss cam at Sunday's Houston Texans game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

After being spotted in the stands by a stadium cameraman, the couple shared a smooch on the Jumbotron.

Watch the clip above.

Earlier, Bush

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Politicians React To Ferguson Grand Jury Not Indicting Darren Wilson

(93) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 10:29 PM

On Monday, a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. decided against indicting police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Wilson fatally shot Brown, an unarmed black teenager, on Aug. 9, sparking months of protests in the St. Louis suburb. On Monday, St. Louis County Prosecuting...

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ファーガソンの白人警官、大陪審は不起訴 黒人少年マイケル・ブラウンさん射殺事件 抗議デモ再燃か

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 9:35 PM

アメリカ・ミズーリ州ファーガソンで丸腰の黒人少年マイケル・ブラウンさん(18)が白人の警察官ダレン・ウィルソン氏に射殺された事件で、11月24日、ミズーリ州の大陪審はウィルソン氏の起訴を見送る決定を下した。

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Ferguson Grand Jury Reaches Decision

(1464) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 1:50 PM

The grand jury deliberating whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown has reached a decision, CNN and The Washington Post report.

The St. Louis County prosecutor's office is set to address the decision during a press conference at...

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News Anchors Quietly Met With Darren Wilson: Report

(371) Comments | Posted November 23, 2014 | 3:06 PM

A number of high profile TV news anchors quietly met with Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in hopes of securing an interview with him, CNN's Brian Stelter reported Sunday.

Wilson fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in August, sparking months of protests. A

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Obama: Marion Barry 'Helped Advance The Cause Of Civil Rights For All'

(5) Comments | Posted November 23, 2014 | 12:36 PM

President Barack Obama issued a statement Sunday on the death of four-time District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry.

Acknowledging his "at times tumultuous" public life, Obama praised Barry for his civil rights contributions and decades of service to Washington, D.C.:

Michelle and I were saddened to...

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Here's How Potential 2016 Candidates Are Reacting To Obama's Immigration Action

(88) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 9:10 PM

On Thursday, President Barack Obama announced plans to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

In an address from the White House's East Room, Obama outlined his plan to provide deportation relief to approximately 4.4 million individuals, protecting parents as well as those who came to the United...

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Tammy Duckworth Gives Birth To Daughter Abigail

(25) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 11:49 AM

Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) is now a mother.

The congresswoman, who was recently elected to a second term in the House, gave birth Tuesday to a daughter, Abigail O'kalani Bowlsbey.

Duckworth's office offered a statement:

My husband Bryan and I are thrilled to...
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Al Franken Confronts Uber After 'Troubling' Reports

(115) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 10:04 PM

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is calling on ridesharing service Uber to clarify its privacy policy, questioning the company's business practices in a letter to CEO Travis Kalanick.

The letter comes after several unflattering reports about San Francisco-based Uber. On Sunday, BuzzFeed's Ben Smith reported that Uber executive Emil...

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