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Death in the Dark Prison

Investigation reveals the name of man held in secret CIA prison whose death forced interrogation program changes

No 'Recess' at White House

Despite GOP objections, Obama uses recess appointments to fill 15 posts without Senate confirmation, including controversial labor board nominee

Arabs to Iran: Let's Talk

Head of Arab League urges nations to talk to Iran about its nuclear program instead of imposing new sanctions

So Much for Jobless Benefits

Congress leaves for two-week recess without extending aid for people out of jobs more than 6 months

Look Out, Harry, Tea Party's in Town

Activists organize in Senate majority leader's hometown to send message to D.C. for fewer taxes, no 'Obamacare'

When Congress Is Away...

Obama could stir up another wave of partisan acrimony by using recess appointments to fill administration posts

Obama's TSA Pick Drops Out

Second transportation security chief nominee withdraws due to concerns over his past as a defense contractor

Battle Brews on 'Don't Ask'

Marine general says he won't force his troops to bunk with gays on base and would give them separate rooms

Big Business Braces forHealth Law Cost Hikes

AT&T becomes latest firm to announce costly impact of health overhaul, saying additional $1B in first quarter expenses could force benefit cuts for retired workers•

Sarah to the Rescue

After riding to fame on McCain's coattails, Palin tries to help Ariz. senator win toughest re-election bid ever• YOU DECIDE: Can McCain Save His Senate Seat?