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Bernie Sanders Calls Out Media For Not Covering Obama's Trade Deal

Adding to the chorus of protest over President Barack Obama’s push for a controversial new trade pact with Asia, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sounded off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and accused mainstream media of not covering what could be one of the biggest trade agreements in history.<p>“The …

Inside the mind of Machiavelli: The early writings that foretold a revolution

<b>Sculpture of Niccolo Macchiavelli, Uffizi Colonnade, Florence. (wjarek via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Niccolo Machiavelli was one of the most important thinkers of his time. Here’s where he got his start<p>Christopher S. Celenza<p>March 1, 2015 10:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Machiavelli: A Portrait”<p>Clues …

Spanish PM hits back at Greece's Tsipras in austerity row

Rajoy was reacting to comments by Tsipras on Saturday, who said that during talks that earned Greece a four-month extension to its bailout, pressure from certain other European countries "had the character of blackmail" -- pointing especially to Spain and Portugal.<p>"Conservative forces (in Europe) …

'Jihadi John's' emails revealed

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a controversial question that's sparked debate since officials revealed the identity of the masked man known as Jihadi John.<p>Was Mohammed Emwazi, the man with a British accent who's appeared in numerous ISIS beheading videos, pushed toward extremism by authorities? Or was he someone …

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'48 Hours' features Chicago-area woman convicted of toddler's murder

A Chicago-area woman convicted of killing a toddler by slamming him to the floor at a child care center tearfully said during the "48 Hours" news show Saturday that she was coerced into confessing to the crime after spending nearly 10 hours in an interrogation room.<p>Melissa Calusinski is serving a …