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Is U.S.-U.K. Nuclear Weapons Sharing Imperiling Non-Proliferation?
Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack Obama Image from: Rusi.org

Is U.S.-U.K. Nuclear Weapons Sharing Imperiling Non-Proliferation?

The sharing of nuclear weapons technology is part of the “Special Relationship” between the U.S. and U.K., but does the extent of it amount to a violation of the global ban on sharing atomic secrets? And is it encouraging nuclear powers like Pakistan to do the same? WhoWhatWhy takes a closer look.

Man Beaten Into Coma By Border Patrol, Wife Stops Deportation

As the Senate begins its debate on the immigration reform bill, Democracy Now! speaks to Shena Gutierrez, whose husband was nearly killed in an encounter with Border Patrol agents. While still unconscious in the hospital, he was threatened with deportation. She explains what happened.

CIA Gives Karzai Bags Of Cash

For over a decade the CIA has been delivering money to the offices of Afghanistan’s president, Hamid Karzai, in the shadiest ways possible: suitcases, backpacks, and plastic bags full of cash.

U.S. Jobless Claims Decrease

Weekly jobless claims dropped to a five-year low last week, surprising analysts. During the week ending January 19, applications for unemployment insurance payments decreased by 5,000 to 330,000, the lowest number since the same week in 2008.

Latest Sanction Against BP Goes Beyond Gulf Spill

By Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica When the Obama administration temporarily banned BP from federal contracts Wednesday, it pointed to BP's "lack of business integrity" and conduct relating to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and