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Former US President George W. Bush (left) is now more popular than his successor Barack Obama, according to a CNN/ORC pollA new CNN/ORC poll finds a majority view the former president favorably for the first time in more than a decade.


2015-06-03 09:29:05 -0600

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks to the media during a news conference following a Senate policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 2, 2015, as legislation to end the National Security Agency's collection of Americans' calling records while preserving other surveillance authorities is expected to clear the Senate late Tuesday. But House leaders have warned their Senate counterparts not to proceed with planned changes to a House version. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, generally seen as a master congressional deal-maker, walked into a legislative dead end on domestic surveillance that left some of his friends bewildered.


2015-06-03 08:56:43 -0600

Boston Terror Suspect Shot by Cop Made Threats Against Police, Sources SayThe suspect was under surveillance because he had made threats against police, sources say.


2015-06-03 02:24:00 -0600