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Thousands of Wisconsin union workers protest budget plan

MADISON, Wisconsin – More than 10,000 union public employees and supporters packed the Capitol Square and the inside of the statehouse on Tuesday to protest Gov. Scott Walker’s budget plan to strip many bargaining rights from state and local government workers. Republicans legislators hope to get the bill, announced by…

Rep. Peter King introduces anti-WikiLeaks legislation

Legislation aimed at helping the United States prosecute WikiLeaks and other sources of leaked information was introduced to the House of Representatives by Rep. Peter King (R-NY) Tuesday. “Julian Assange and his associates who have operated and supported WikiLeaks not only damaged US national security with their releases of classified…

Clinton renews call for Internet freedom

WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton renewed her call for Internet freedom on Tuesday, saying countries that suppress online activity risk a public backlash like in Egypt and Tunisia. Clinton, in a speech at George Washington University here, also said the publication of secret US diplomatic cables by…

Maher: Mubarak must send Lara Logan’s ‘intrepid hotness’ back home

Prior to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation, HBO’s Bill Maher joked that the US would send him conservative ABC host Elisabeth Hasselbeck if he returned CBS correspondent Lara Logan. This video is from HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, broadcast Feb. 4, 2011. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Proposed budget cuts impact the poor

President Obama’s proposed budget plan for 2012 includes significant cuts to existing programs such as the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program. This video is from the Associated Press, uploaded on February 14, 2011.…

Four dead after New York killing spree

Maksim Gelman, 23, armed with a kitchen knife, went on a 28-hour rampage across New York city last Friday, fatally stabbing his stepfather, ex-girlfriend and her mother, and killing a pedestrian, before being arrested in Times Square. This video is from BBC News, uploaded on February 13, 2011.…

2011 Grammy highlights

ABC News reviews the highlights of last night’s Grammys, which drew the show’s biggest TV audience in a decade. This video is from ABC, uploaded on February 15, 2011.…

Obama vows to tackle benefit spending

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to tackle costly but fiercely guarded medical, retirement and jobless benefits, as he sought to rebuff criticism he is not willing to address tough spending issues. Facing allegations that his 2012 budget does not tackle the main causes of the country’s soaring…

Ann Coulter: ‘There should be more jailed journalists’

During Ann Coulter’s talk at the annual CPAC conference, a woman in the audience challenged Coulter, asking: “What is more important though to American values–being friends with Israel still or knowing there are jailed dissidents and journalists [in Egypt]?” “You don’t go around disturbing countries where you have a loyal…

CBS LA reporter did not suffer stroke, but may have had seizure

A CBS Los Angeles reporter who many speculated suffered a stroke mid-broadcast before last weekend’s Grammy’s was examined on-scene by paramedics and did not appear to be suffering any complications. Speaking to ABC News, one medical expert suggested she may have had a partial seizure. This video is from ABC…

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