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Sony hack renews cybersecurity push

White House Economic Council Director Jeff Zients pointed fingers at Congress on Thursday for not acting fast enough on cybersecurity legislation, in the wake of news that North Korea was…

Dianne Feinstein

Report detailed shortcomings of assassination, capture

Targeted assassinations or the capture of senior insurgent leaders in larger counterinsurgency operations can provide both positive and negative outcomes according to a classified CIA document…

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Jeb Bush's banking career ripe for attack

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's decision to step down from his advisory role at British bank Barclays at the end of the year became the latest indication he's gearing up to jump into the…

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Rick Perry likes Jeb Bush, but for how long?

As Rick Perry sat in the Texas governor's mansion about a month before he prepares to hand over the reins after 14 years in office and contemplates another run for the White House, he fondly…

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Warren allies march outside Citi: 'Break big banks'

A group of protesters gathered outside Citi's headquarters in New York chanting "break big banks."

Made up largely of Senator Elizabeth Warren's supporters, the protesters on Thursday…

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Payday lenders spend millions in Washington

Payday lenders are spending millions of dollars in Washington in an attempt to stop the government from cracking down on the industry.

And it appears to be working.

Since the beginning of 2013,…

Payday lenders

Officials: Hackers stole Sony computer credentials

U.S. investigators have evidence that hackers stole the computer credentials of a system administrator to get access to Sony's computer system, allowing them broad access, U.S. officials briefed…

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Army to launch 'blimp' that detects missiles

The U.S. Army plans to launch two stationary "blimps" at 10,000-feet in the air next week to better protect the Washington, D.C. area from cruise missiles and other possible air attacks.

It's…

Army-'Blimp'

Military could pursue Bergdahl court martial

A senior administration official tells CNN that the Pentagon may soon, perhaps even before Christmas, announce whether or not Army Sgt. Bowe Berghdahl will face a military court martial.

Bowe Bergdahl US Army photo

Pentagon has new name for ISIS

There's yet another new name for ISIS among those fighting against the terror group. Daesh.

ISIS suicide car bomb attack

When Fidel Castro sent FDR fan mail

President Barack Obama jolted the long, tumultuous relationship between the United States and Cuba with his decision to normalize relations with a country that has fascinated and vexed…

Fidel Castro

U.S. airstrikes kill 3 top ISIS leaders

U.S. airstrikes have killed two top-level and one mid-level ISIS leader, a senior U.S. military official tells CNN.

Haji Mutazz was Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's deputy in Iraq; Abd al Basit was his…

US airstrikes on ISIS

Report: Secret Service stretched too thin

The Secret Service is stretched "beyond its limits" and needs more training, more staff and a director from outside its ranks -- and the White House needs a better fence -- an independent…

Secret Service officer in front of White House

Virginia shortens process for felons to seek rights restoration

Virginia is taking additional steps to make it easier for convicted felons to regain their voting rights.

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Carter: Cuba decision 'long overdue'

Former President Jimmy Carter lauded the decision to normalize diplomatic relations with and ease sanctions imposed on Cuba, steps he said would benefit the Cuban people and not the country's…

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D.C. outraged over Sony's 'The Interview' decision

From Hollywood to Washington, the outrage is spreading over Sony Pictures' decision to cancel a movie release following a cyber attack and threats from a group of North Korea-backed hackers.

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In the sea between U.S. and Cuba lies long history

Just 90 miles away, Cuba inevitably shares a long history with the United States, from conquistadors to the Spanish-American War to the Cold War.

Cuba March Day

Top Virginia House Republican to seek university athletic fee cap

Virginia state House Republican Majority Leader Kirk Cox says he wants to limit the amount of mandatory fees public universities can collect from students to pay for athletic programs.

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Mystery man among 5 freed in U.S.-Cuba deal

Five men are tasting freedom for the first time in years -- including one President Barack Obama described as "one of the most important intelligence agents that the United States has ever had…

Cuba US diplomatic mission
Dianne Feinstein

Sony hack renews cybersecurity push

Osama bin Laden file

Report detailed shortcomings of assassination,...

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush's banking career ripe for attack

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Rick Perry likes Jeb Bush, but for how long?

Citibank ATMs

Warren allies march outside Citi: 'Break big...

Payday lenders

Payday lenders spend millions in Washington

North South Korea map

Officials: Hackers stole Sony computer credentials

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UPDATE: Delegate Joe Morrissey in jail for...

Army-'Blimp'

Army to launch 'blimp' that detects missiles

Bowe Bergdahl US Army photo

Military could pursue Bergdahl court martial

ISIS suicide car bomb attack

Pentagon has new name for ISIS

Fidel Castro

When Fidel Castro sent FDR fan mail

US airstrikes on ISIS

U.S. airstrikes kill 3 top ISIS leaders

Secret Service officer in front of White House

Report: Secret Service stretched too thin

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Virginia shortens process for felons to seek...

closeup of former President Jimmy Carter

Carter: Cuba decision 'long overdue'

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D.C. outraged over Sony's 'The Interview' decision

Cuba March Day

In the sea between U.S. and Cuba lies long history

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Top Virginia House Republican to seek...

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Mystery man among 5 freed in U.S.-Cuba deal

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