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Obama administration seeks to renew terror surveillance program

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration maintains it is unable to say how many times one of the government’s most politically sensitive anti-terrorism surveillance programs — which is up for renewal this week on Capitol Hill — has inadvertently gathered intelligence ...

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Helping the homeless with a bill of rights (access required)

Rhode Island lawmakers are considering whether to enact a first-in-the-nation bill of rights for the homeless. The bill would prohibit certain groups of people (mainly police officers, landlords, employers and medical workers) from discriminating against the homeless. Just about every ...

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Suspect in East Coast rapes could stand trial in Virginia

NEW HAVEN, Conn.  — Connecticut prosecutors will try to send a man suspected in rape cases along the East Coast to face trial first in Virginia, where a prosecutor asked for him to be extradited to answer for “heinous crimes.” ...

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