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Iran Arrests and Rallies
Iran has detained up to 500 activists, journalists and intellectuals to try and stem ongoing protests, and has made paramilitary raids on university campuses. More rallies are called for tomorrow.
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Still Marching
With authorities cracking down on opposition rallies and the foreign press, protests in Iran continue. So do live reports here . Today, over a half million people are said to be marching, mostly silent, in Tehran. "Stay in big groups," advises one tweet from the city. Meanwhile, the Iranian soccer...
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Great, But Not Great Enough
Facing growing criticism from gay rights leaders on his failure to live up to campaign promises, President Obama is slated to sign tonight a bill extending health benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees. Still, with the change stopping short of full health coverage and affecting very few...
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Streaming: House Floor Debate on War Funding
Watch the US House of Representatives debate war funding:
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Tortuous Fiction
Unsurprisingly, it turns out self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed lied to the CIA under torture, according to newly released but still censored court transcripts. The ACLU, which pressed for the release, says it will continue to seek unedited transcripts from Guantanamo tribunals...
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Fun At The GOP Office
This so-called "Historical Keepsake Photo" of the U.S. Presidents, with Obama as a pair of white eyes on a black background, was sent out by Sherri Goforth, an aide to Tennessee's Republican State Senator Diane Black – on the taxpayers' dime yet. Confronted about it, the clueless Goforth explained...
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The Revolution Will In Fact Be Televised
For a sampling of powerful videos from today's protests in Iran, go here
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Life-Saving Water=Littering
With hundreds of Mexicans dying each year trying to walk into the U.S. across scorched desert country, two volunteers from the Tucson-based humanitarian group No More Deaths have been convicted of littering – for leaving jugs of drinking water in the desert. Advocates say the danger facing...
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Historic
It is remarkable to watch the events unfolding in Iran, where the latest reports say militia gunmen have opened fire on protesters numbering up to two million and Iran's Guardian Council is said to be investigating the Mousavi claims of election fraud . Above all, photos of the massive crowds in...
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Most Israelis Could Live with a Nuclear Iran: Poll
Reuters is reporting: JERUSALEM - Only one in five Israeli Jews believes a nuclear-armed Iran would try to destroy Israel and most see life continuing as normal should their arch-foe get the bomb, an opinion poll published on Sunday found. The survey, commissioned by a Tel Aviv University think...
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