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Justice Dept. Declines To Step Into Dispute Between CIA And Senators

The Justice Department has declined to bring criminal charges against anyone at the CIA or the Senate Intelligence Committee, in a dispute over access to sensitive materials on enhanced interrogations. The power struggle relates to a long-running Senate probe over the mistreatment of detainees after Sept. 11.
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No Criminal Charges In Senate-CIA Spat, Justice Department Says

The decision brings a muted end to a power struggle that had undermined relations between the intelligence community and the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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In Central America, Attempts To Cross U.S. Border Like 'Feeding Frenzy'

Thousands of Central American children are crossing the border and ending up in detention facilities. Host Michel Martin learns more about why so many children are fleeing Central America.
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A Snapshot Of Indonesia: The Country Behind The Election

In the wake of the highly contested presidential election in Indonesia, we look at the country's health and development profile.
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Number Of Registered Democrats In W.Va. Drops To Historic Low

Republicans still trail by a wide margin in party registration, but the percentage of Democrats in West Virginia is lower than 50 percent for the first time in more than 80 years.
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Virginia Democrats And Republicans Fight Over Investigating Senator's Resignation

Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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FBI, NSA Spied On American Muslims, Report Says

The latest revelation from Edward Snowden's NSA trove is a story that appeared in the online publication The Intercept. Five prominent Muslim citizens say they were spied on because they're Muslims.
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Perry Meeting On Immigration Crisis Constructive, Obama Says

President Obama met with Texas Gov. Rick Perry to hear his concerns about the surge of migrant children flooding into his state. Obama says Congress needs to provide the money to deal with the issue.
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Contraceptive Ruling Becomes Campaign Trail Flashpoint

The Supreme Court ruled that many businesses would not have to pay for health insurance that covered contraceptives if they objected on religious grounds.
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Could A Socialist Senator Become A National Brand?

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders opposes war and advocates for veterans. Even in the most conservative corner of Vermont, he's managed to do well. Now there's buzz that Sanders may run for president.

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