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Spying Agency Edges Into The Light After Snowden Revelations

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

(Drops extraneous word 4th paragraph) By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - There was a time when the U.S....

Britain: Syria Chemical Evidence May Already Be Gone

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

(Adds quotes, context) LONDON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Britain said on Sunday that evidence of a chemical weapons attack in the suburbs of ...

Syria Chemical Inspections 'Too Late To Be Credible,' U.S. Official Says

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

* Syria says US intervention would be "no picnic" * Iran warns of severe consequences * Syria suggests access will not be granted to chemical at...

Poll Reveals Americans Largely Against Syria Intervention

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no changes to text) * Alleged use of chemical weapons may be adding to reluctance * Praise for Obama's ca...

'Space, Stars And Taboo Sex'

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment

* Oldest global film fest tries to see off upstarts * Will open with premiere of space fantasy "Gravity" * Films starrin...

Disappointed Voter: Liz Cheney 'Should Have Known Better'

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

By Ruffin Prevost EMBLEM, Wyo., Aug 24 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney received a mostly warm welcome from some 300 conse...

Obama Gets 'Detailed Review' On Syria Response

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his top military and national security advisers hashed out options on Saturday for respondin...

Obama, National Security Team Meet To Discuss Syria Options

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

(Updates with White House statement after meeting ends) By Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) -...

4 Dead In Tragic Oil Company Helicopter Crash

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | Business

LONDON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Four people were killed when a helicopter carrying oil workers crashed into the sea off Scotland's Shetla...

Obama To Discuss Syria With National Security Team

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

(Updates with White House statement after meeting ends) By Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) -...

Al Qaeda Vs. Hezbollah

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | World

DUBAI, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's North African branch blamed Lebanese Shi'ite Muslim militant group Hezbollah for twin bombs that hit the northe...

WATCH: Thousands March On 50th Anniversary Of 'I Have A Dream' Speech

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 10.23.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50t...

Grammy-Winning Singer Reveals Battle With Parkinson's Disease

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Celebrity

NEW YORK, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer Linda Ronstadt is suffering from Parkinson's disease and says she can no longer "sing a note," th...

Pension Reform Panel Zeros In On New Cost Saving Plan

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Cost of living increases for pension checks would be tied to inflation under a plan being considered by an Illinois legi...

Regulators To Crack Down On High-Speed Trading

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | Business

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is preparing to reveal a laundry list of po...

Could This Man Be Key To Russia's Gay Rights Battle?

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Gay Voices

* Moscow mayoral candidate says bans are unconstitutional * Navalny faces jail but is seeking office in capital * Putin ...

U.S. And Allied Intel: Syrian Government Forces Used Chemical Weapons

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - U.S. and allied intelligence agencies have made a preliminary assessment that chemical weapons were used by Syrian forc...

This Blood Transfusion Group Is Getting Heat For Testing Babies

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Parents

Aug 23 (Reuters) - A government-supported study of blood transfusion levels in premature infants adheres to the highest ethical and clinical standar...

Dream Defenders Leader Headed To D.C.

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2013 | Miami

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla., Aug 23 (Reuters) - The shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida last year shook t...

Will Quinn Campaign Get Minimum Wage Increase Back on Track?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 10.23.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

This could be an uphill battle, however, due to two statistics: Illinois already has the highest minimum wage in the region and unemployment is 9.2 percent -- second highest in the nation.

Puppy Fills Gap Left By Busy Teenagers In Obama White House

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama says Sunny, the new dog that became part of the Obama White House this week, helps fills a voi...

Report Reveals Britain's Secret Spying Station In Middle East

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

By Costas Pitas LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Britain runs a secret monitoring station in the Middle East to intercept large numbers of ...

Survivors Of Chemical Attack Could Suffer From Lifelong Disabilities

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Even those who survived the suspected chemical weapons at...

Syrian Rebels Smuggling Evidence From Alleged Chemical Weapons Strike To UN

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

By Erika Solomon BEIRUT, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Syrian activists say they are smuggling out body tissue samples from victims of an allege...

Former BBC Radio Host On Trial For Sex Charges

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Media

LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - One of Britain's best-known radio presenters from the 1970s and 1980s, who counted Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi among his f...