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Rand Paul announces suit against Obama administration over NSA

Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday he's suing President Barack Obama and top national security officials over the government's sweeping electronic surveillance program made public by intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

Paula Deen's coming back

Paula Deen is coming back.

Chick-fil-A to serve antibiotic-free chicken

A popular American fast food restaurant wants you to "Eat mor chikin" without antibiotics. Chick-fil-A Inc. announced plans Tuesday to use chicken raised without antibiotics in all of its restaurants within five years.

Cars fall into sinkhole at National Corvette Museum

Eight Corvettes fell into a sinkhole that opened up beneath a section of the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky on Wednesday.

Suicidal at 4: Young and mentally ill

 His mother is direct and matter-of-fact about her son over the phone. Severe anxiety. Depression. Voices and visions in his head. Suicidal at age 4.

Survey: Online trolls are 'everyday sadists'

If you've ever complained that the trolls junking up online comment sections are a bunch of sadistic psychopaths, you might be onto something.

Report: Military plane crashes in Algeria, killing at least 99

A military plane crashed Tuesday in the mountains of eastern Algeria, killing at least 99 people, Algerian state radio reported.

Holder calls for restoring ex-cons' voting rights

One of Washington's oddities of late is Attorney General Eric Holder's liberal social justice goals finding unity with the tea party movement's curb-big-government proposals led by Sens. Rand Paul and Mike Lee.

Three Ohio cities, Las Vegas & several others considering 2016 Republican convention

Representatives from eight cities met with GOP officials Monday in the nation's capital to talk specifics about what it would take to host the Republican National Convention in 2016.

Giffords, Kelly to write another book

Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, recovering from a 2011 gunshot wound to the head, and her husband Mark Kelly will write a book to be issued later this year on gun rights and gun violence, their publisher, Scribner, announced Tuesday.