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  • Gay teens are coming out to a different world

    At first blush, it seemed like just another teen dance in North Jersey. Lights were flashing. Lady Gaga was wailing over the sound system. And 70 or so brightly dressed teenagers were jumping around, laughing, tearing up the dance floor and waiting for the pizza to arrive.

  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks as she delivers the keynote address at the launch of the U.S. Global Development Lab, an initiative of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), on Thursday April 3, 2014 in New York.  Congress and USAID are headed for a showdown over the Obama administration's creation of a Cuban Twitter communications network to undermine the communist government in Cuba.  USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah is expected to testify on Tuesday before the Senate Appropriations State Department and foreign operations subcommittee.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    ISTOOK: Benghazi cover-up was more to protect Hillary than Obama

    A deeply politicized CIA acted more to protect the secretary of state than the president when it falsified its Benghazi talking points, according to Halle Dale, the Heritage Foundation's senior fellow for public diplomacy.

  • ** FILE ** Former CBS investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson. (CBS via Associated Press)

    Sharyl Attkisson rapid fires Twitter on Benghazi hearing: It's still 'unclear'

    Sharyl Attkisson, the former CBS investigative journalist who spent the lead-up to her recent resignation dogging the White House on Benghazi, made clear in a series of tweets that ex-CIA deputy director Michael Morell didn't clarify much during his Wednesday testimony on Capitol Hill.

  • Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morrell, testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, about the terrorist attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi.  The Committee seeks to gain additional information from Morell about his role in the development of the Benghazi talking points and in shaping the administration’s public narrative of the terrorist attack.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Ex-CIA leader Morell denies role in Benghazi 'cover-up' during heated Hill hearing

    The CIA's former deputy director disclosed Wednesday that Obama administration officials were alerted the day before they went on national television that a key tenet of their original Benghazi storyline might be inaccurate.

  • Lawmakers say CIA may have misled filmmakers

    Lawmakers accused the CIA of misleading the makers of the Osama bin Laden raid film "Zero Dark Thirty" by allegedly telling them that harsh interrogation methods helped track down the terrorist mastermind.

  • **FILE** Gen. John Allen (left), and Army Gen. David Petraeus (center), top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and incoming CIA Director, greet former CIA Director and new U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta as he lands in Kabul, Afghanistan, on July 9, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Lawmakers probe widening generals scandal

    Lawmakers are digging into the tangled tale of emails that exposed an extramarital affair ending David Petraeus' CIA career and led investigators to a questionable relationship between a Florida socialite and the general commanding the war in Afghanistan.

  • FBI preparing timeline of its Petraeus probe

    The FBI is preparing a timeline of its criminal investigation that brought to light CIA Director David Petraeus' extramarital affair so the bureau can respond to members of Congress asking why they and the White House weren't notified of the probe months ago.

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