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With session nearing end, Senate leaders spar over DADT repeal

Recent challenges to the 1993 United States military policy “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” have caused the debate over the controversial topic to resurface and heat up further.

Obama, Republicans reach potential tax deal

President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans announced an agreement Monday night to extend multiple tax cuts, lower the payroll tax and extend unemployment benefits, among other simulative measures.

Qatar to host 2022 FIFA World Cup

After a long bid process between Australia, Japan, Qatar and the United States, Qatar was named the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Drugs a factor in one-fifth of car accident deaths, study shows

A government study on Tuesday showed that about 20 percent of drivers killed in car crashes in 2009 tested positive for drugs.

The new data illustrates a growing problem of drivers operating under the influence of illegal substances.

Fed plans $600 billion stimulus

The Federal Reserve Board announced a plan on Wednesday that would provide a $600 billion stimulus to the U.S. economy by purchasing long-term treasury bonds.