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After nearly four years of delays, the military trial of Nidal Malik Hasan, the accused Fort Hood shooter, begins today with Hasan representing himself against charges of 13 counts of premeditated murder and another 32 counts of attempted murder stemming from the attack on November 5, 2009.

Although  Michele Catalano's concerns about the surveillance state are legitimate, the people seeing her Internet searches for backpacks and pressure cookers were a lot closer to home.

According to a Social Security Administration study, recipients of federal disability checks acknowledge that finding a job is not a priority.

Little Clarksville, Arkansas, is indicative of the sea change in attitude toward arming teachers that is moving across the country.

The strange journey of Edward Snowden may have taken another bizarre turn, as the head of a KGB veterans group in Moscow has reported that Snowden, the whistleblower on the National Security Agency's secret collection of America's phone records and electronic messages, has applied for membership in the organization of former members of Russia's secret police.

 

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