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Senate to vote on $1.1 trillion spending bill

Democrats and Republicans in the Senate reached a deal late Saturday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the government through to next September and avert a partial government shutdown.

A look inside the massive $1.1 trillion spending bill

School kids, truckers, marijuana smokers and fans of old-fashioned light bulbs are among millions of Americans with something extra riding on passage of a giant spending bill needed to keep the government running. The $1.1 trillion, 1,603-page bill awaiting a Monday Senate vote is mostly spending choices, such as adding $5.4 billion to fight the Ebola virus or trimming the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by $60 million. 

Sony execs Obama emails: White liberal hypocrisy revealed in all its glory

White liberal hypocrisy on race is so delightful for conservatives. White conservatives are always on defense against charges of hating President Obama because he is black; suppressing minority voters and indifference to the difficulty minorities have living everyday with the legacy of slavery and a culture filled with stereotypes of black inferiority.

UCLA law professor learns Ferguson-related exam question taboo

Law school exams often present legal conundrums ripped from headlines of the day, but one UCLA law professor is apologizing for basing a test question on what is apparently a forbidden subject -- the fallout from the police shooting of a black man in Ferguson, Mo.

Korean Air flight attendant says he was insulted

A Korean Air flight attendant described being insulted and shamed by the airline's executive who ordered him removed and the plane returned over macadamia nuts, and then being asked to lie about the incident to investigators.