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An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …

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NSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption

In room-size metal boxes ­secure against electromagnetic leaks, the National Security Agency is racing to build a computer that could break nearly every kind of encryption used to protect banking, medical, business and government records around the world.<p>According to documents provided by former …

Senate 'very close' to deal after House nixes last-ditch debt vote

After the House abandoned a last-ditch effort to pass its own legislation, Senate leaders say they're closing in on a deal to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling before a key Thursday deadline.<p>Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell re-started their …

California delegation divided on vote to reopen government

WASHINGTON — California House<p>Republicanson Wednesday split over a measure to end thegovernment shutdownand lift the U.S. borrowing authority, highlighting divisions within GOP ranks over the strategy for reining in federal spending.<p>The vote among the state's Republicans was 8 to 7 in favor of the …