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Anna Chapman, Former Russian Spy, Proposes to Edward Snowden on Twitter

From Russia with love? The sexy former Russian spy Anna Chapman has taken a break from her modeling career to propose an international affair with NSA analyst and fugitive Edward Snowden, who is likely hunkered down in Moscow while seeking asylum from the United States.

Ecuador Claims U.K. Agency Bugged Embassy Housing Wikileaks Founder Assange

The embassy has been home to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been on the run from Western governments ever since he first broke the WikiLeaks cables.

City College Of San Francisco Loses Accreditation, Tens Of Thousands Students Left Out To Dry

The college serves over 85,000 students, all of whom are now either in possession of, working to get, a degree from a non-recognized college.

Bolivian Officials Decry American 'Kidnapping' Of President Evo Morales in Hunt for Edward Snowden

It's been reported that several European nations denied Bolivia's president access to their airspace.

San Francisco BART Workers Go On Strike, Shut Down City's Public Transportation

The workers are demanding increased wages, but so far have met plenty of resistance from the Bay Area Rapid Transit.
Kristin Perry and Sandra Stier

Prop 8 Falls, Same-Sex Marriages Ceremonies Begin Again in California [VIDEO]

Just days after the U.S. Supreme Court rules against proponents of Proposition 8, California's gay marriage ban, the Ninth Circuit lifted a stay on same-sex marriages, and gay and lesbian couples began taking their vows.

Nancy Pelosi Dismisses Michele Bachmann's Views on DOMA, Prop8 Rulings [VIDEO]

The Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann weighed in with her usual vitriol.

DOMA, California Prop 8 Overturned by Supreme Court in Victory for Same-Sex Marriage

In a pair of landmark decisions, the Supreme Court removed many of the barriers facing same-sex couples seeking equal protection in the United States.
Wendy Davis

Wendy Davis Filibuster Video: 11-Hour Speech Helps Strike Down Texas Abortion Bill

The state senator's incredible speech was able to delay the proceedings just enough to get the bill passed just after its deadline.

Supreme Court Voting Rights Act Ruling Guts Key Provision

The U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act in a ruling handed down Tuesday morning that will have far-reaching consequences for minority voters, perhaps for years to come.

Texas Abortion Law Poised to Become Nation's Most Restrictive

The bill would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, but its proponents have to scramble to see it become law.

3 Charged In Fatal Stabbing Along Hollywood's Walk Of Fame

The men, all of whom were homeless, stabbed the victim because she allegedly took a picture of them but refused to pay them the dollar they requested.

Ted Cruz's Father Bribed Officials In Order to Enter United States

Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas is one of the most outspoken opponents of the bipartisan immigration reform bill currently being debated in the chamber, but his own father’s path to citizenship was neither straightforward nor completely honest.

TWA Flight 800 Investigation A Cover Up, Experts Claim

New evidence is coming forward from those closest to the investigation that may show that the truth of the flight's crash is much different from the story that was told.

Six More Majority-Minority Counties in 2012, Hispanic Growth Fueled by Births, Not Immigration

Six counties in the southern United States became majority-minority in 2012, according to new statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Strange Bedfellows as Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona Proof-of-Citizenship Requirement for Voter Registration

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down an Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship before people can register to vote.
Michael Kovac

Minnesota Nazi Discovered After Hiding in U.S. for 65 Years

A former commander of a Nazi-allied unit in World War II has been found living in Minnesota, according to documents discovered by the Associated Press.

Supreme Court DNA Ruling Bans Patents on Human Genes

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled than human genes cannot be patented, a victory for medical research, particularly in fields centered on genetic disorders.

CA Teacher Fired Because She Was The Victim Of Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse advocates are outraged after a woman has come forward to claim that she was wrongfully terminated from her teaching position at Holy Trinity School in El Cajon, Calif. The reason she was fired? She was being beaten by her husband.
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