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Felony Arrest Of Student Who Bought Water Riles Many In Virginia

"We're the police."<p>"This is bottled water."<p>If an encounter between several young women and Virginia's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents had gone that smoothly, the participants might be looking back on a chance encounter as merely odd, perhaps even funny. Instead, they're coping with …

7 Depressing Charts About America

As if the recent string of high-profile scandals over Benghazi, AP phone records and the IRS weren't enough to land the Obama administration in political hot water, the controversial news of the National Security Agency's top secret PRISM program has now raised major privacy concerns for …

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Iran election: Who is Hassan Rowhani?

Hassan Rowhani, the portly cleric who has set the Iran's presidential election alight, was never meant to be the standard-bearer of the country's battered reform movement.<p>In a field dominated by hardliners, Mr Rowhani, 64, was seen as a moderate conservative member of <b>Iran</b>'s political …

Government projects to make $50B in student loan profit

U.S. government projects to make record-high profits on student loans.<p>DETROIT — The U.S. government projects to make more money off student loans this fiscal year than ExxonMobil, Apple, J.P. Morgan Chase or Fannie Mae made on their respective businesses last year, a new analysis shows.<p>According to …

How Iran's Next President Sees the Country's Nuclear Program

Residents of Tehran are celebrating in the streets tonight.<p>Earlier on Saturday, Iran’s interior minister confirmed that Hassan Rowhani had secured an …