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Bush-Era NSA Chief Defends PRISM, Phone Metadata Collection

Gen. Michael Hayden tells NPR that the NSA's surveillance activities are "perfectly legal" and a good balance between security and privacy.
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Toll In Santa Monica Shooting Rises To Six, Including Gunman

Because the gunman's father and brother were the first victims, police are reportedly looking into family problems as a likely motive for the killing spree.
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Chinese Cyber-Hacking Discussed At Obama-Xi Summit

During their two days of talks in California, the leaders reportedly enjoyed "unique, positive and constructive" discussions and forged broad agreement on North Korea.
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The Latest On The NSA Surveillance Story

The National Security Agency has reportedly asked for a criminal inquiry into leaks of classified information as Britain's Foreign Secretary defends cooperation with U.S. intelligence activities.
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Making The Switch: An American Woman's Journey To Islam

Karen Danielson was raised Catholic, but she became a Muslim when she was 19. The conversion came with some difficult personal decisions, but she stresses the shift was spiritual, rather than cultural.
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Now Legal, Washington State Ponders Regulating Pot

Now that Washington state has approved recreational marijuana, the state must decide how to regulate its use. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with Mark Kleiman of UCLA about how Washington state can implement the new laws.
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A Year Later, Few Residents Have Rebuilt After Colorado Fire

Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the High Park fire northwest of Fort Collins, Colo. The blaze consumed 259 homes in the rural area, but due to insurance woes, money and time, so far only ten households have finished rebuilding a year later.

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