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Texas Senate passes sweeping new abortion restrictions

The Texas Senate late Friday passed tough new abortion restrictions after weeks of protests, sending them to Gov. Rick Perry to sign into law.<p>The vote came after weeks of protests and rallies drew thousands to the Capitol and made Texas the focus of the national abortion debate.<p>Republicans used …

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Mick Jagger tweaks President Obama over surveillance program

Mick Jagger zinged President Obama’s NSA surveillance debacle during last night’s Rolling Stones concert at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC.<p>"I don't think President Obama is here tonight... But I'm sure he's listening in," Jagger reportedly joked.<p>Several concert goers recorded the legendary …

House approves bill banning most abortions after 20-week mark

The Republican-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that conservatives saw as a milestone in their 40-year campaign against legalized abortion and Democrats condemned as yet another example of the GOP war on women.<p>The legislation, sparked by the murder conviction of a …