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Holder Isn't Sure How Often Reporters' Records Are Seized — While looking for the source of a leak, federal investigators obtained phone records of Associated Press reporters and editors. There's been bipartisan outrage over what many see as government overreach. The attorney general tells NPR "I'm not sure" how many such seizures he's signed off on.

Why We Love The P.R. Guy For Etch A Sketch — Enlarge this image Martin Killgallon, marketing director for Ohio Arts, we salute you: He was commenting, of course, on this week's hottest story from the 2012 Republican presidential campaign - the remark by an aide to Mitt Romney that after the primary season: "Everything changes. It's almost like an Etch A Sketch.

8 Great 'Shutdown Pickup Lines' — Twitter is beginning to have fun, some of it a little naughty, with the news from Washington. See if you came come up with a few lines of your own.

Buffett's Billion Dollars Are Safe As Upsets Bust Brackets — Enlarge this image Mercer University's stunning upset of Duke on Friday in the NCAA Division I men's basketball championship ruined most fans' brackets - the guesses they make before the 64 teams face each other about which team's going to win every game.

$16 Muffins, $8 Coffees, $5 Meatballs: Justice Dept. Spending Rapped — Enlarge this image There's more ammunition today for those who collect evidence of government waste. In a new report covering the last few years of the George W. Bush administration and the first year of the Obama administration, the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General found that at conferences hosted by DOJ there was some "allowable but ...

Auschwitz Survivor, A Teacher Who Defied Nazis, Dies At 108 — Antoni Dobrowolski, who was put in the Auschwitz concentration camp because he defied Nazi orders not to teach young Poles, has died. He was 108. Enlarge this image The Associated Press says Dobrowolski "died Sunday in the northwestern Polish town of Debno, according to Jaroslaw Mensfelt, a spokesman at the Auschwitz-Birkenau state museum."

Daniel Ellsberg Expected Life In Prison After Leaking Pentagon Papers — Enlarge this image Forty years after he saw them start appearing in newspapers, the man who leaked the Pentagon Papers sounds somewhat surprised that he isn't sitting in a prison cell.

The High Costs Of Colorado's High Water, By The Numbers — The flooding that has roared through communities and canyons across Colorado's Front Range in recent days is now being blamed for: -- as many as eight deaths -- damaging or destroying 19,000 homes -- causing up to $500 million worth of damage to roads and highways.

Romney's Wrong And Right About The '47 Percent' — Yes, about half of Americans don't pay income taxes. But experts say few of those are shirking their responsibilities - and most pay many other types of taxes. Meanwhile, the GOP nominee has mixed some figures to come up with his conclusions, fact checkers say.

George W. Bush Cancels Denver Appearance Because Assange Might Speak — Saying that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange "has willfully and repeatedly done great harm to the interests of the United States," an aide to former President George W. Bush just announced that Bush is canceling a appearance in Denver scheduled for Saturday because Assange has also been invited to address the gathering.
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