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Menendez On Crimea: The Question Of Sanctions And Sending Aid

Sen. Robert Menendez is proposing a bill to send aid to Ukraine and mete out sanctions against Russia. The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discusses his bill and his recent op-ed.
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Ex-Missile Crew Members Say Cheating Is Part Of The Culture

The Air Force has acknowledged a problem with cheating on tests by nuclear missile officers. NPR spoke with eight former officers, and seven said they had participated in some kind of cheating.
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Feinstein: CIA Tampered With Senate Panel's Work

Senator Dianne Feinstein has accused the CIA of interfering with efforts by Congress to oversee the agency. Feinstein said the CIA had removed documents from computers used by her committee's staff.
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Feinstein's CIA Outrage Splits Senate

The Senate was a chamber divided in reaction to Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein's diatribe against the CIA for allegedly hacking into Senate computers.
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On Senate Floor, Rift Opens Between Lawmakers And CIA

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, accused the CIA of interfering with her committee's efforts to oversee the agency. Feinstein made her comments in a speech Tuesday.
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U.S. Checks For Stolen Passports, But Other Nations Fall Short

Two men apparently boarded Malaysia Airlines flight 370 with stolen passports. The U.S. has safeguards to prevent that from happening on U.S.-bound flights, but other nations are not as diligent.
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Holder Speaks Out On Snowden, Drone Policy, Softening Sentences

In an interview, Eric Holder says he's open to talking with Edward Snowden about terms of surrender. The attorney general is unhappy with the vote to block a nominee to a top Justice Department post.
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Keep Austin Wary: Snowden Streams Warnings To Tech Conference

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden addressed the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, urging developers to build encryption systems to stifle government snooping.
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Pending Russian Response, Kerry's Travel Plans Are Up In The Air

Before Secretary of State John Kerry agrees to visit Russia, the State Department says it wants to see concrete evidence that Russia's ready for serious discussions on ending the crisis in Ukraine.
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What If Ukraine Still Had Nuclear Weapons?

Ukraine gave up its nuclear weapons two decades ago when Russia and the U.S. pledged to respect its sovereignty. Amid the current crisis with Russia, some Ukrainians now say that was a mistake.

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