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Investing In Citizenship: For The Rich, A Road To The U.S.

The road can be long and difficult for some wanting to immigrate to the U.S. For those with money to spend, though, there's a different path. The EB-5 visa program offers green cards in exchange for investment in U.S. businesses. Rich immigrants can live the American dream, but what does the U.S. get in return?
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.Gov Site Goes Down; Anonymous Claims Responsibility

The hacker-activist group says it took down the U.S. Sentencing Commission website Saturday to avenge the death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
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Newtown Residents Join Gun Control Rally In Washington

The gun control rally Saturday on the National Mall was organized after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, where 20 children died.
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Help Slow To Come For Returning U.S. Veterans

The unemployment rate among the nation's newest veterans is far higher than the rest of America, but even more worrying is their suicide rate. As the VA scrambles to keep up, veterans groups say there just isn't enough assistance to go around.
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Some In GOP Want New Electoral College Rules

Republicans in states that President Obama carried are looking at proposals to change the way Electoral College votes are given out. If these changes had been in place nationwide in November, Mitt Romney might have won.
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Don McLean Fined For Speeding; No Chevy (Or Levee) Involved

If we have to tell you why you should wonder if he was driving a Chevy to the levee, then that must mean you're not "of a certain age." Find your mom or dad's old copy of American Pie and check it out. If there's a turntable around, that is.

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