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A pair of memos released by the Justice Department late Friday night provide "the fullest public airing to date of the Bush administration’s legal justification for the warrantless wiretapping of Americans’ phone calls and e-mails," according to the Washington Post.
Were you, concerned American citizen, dismayed by those pictures of President Obama touring Stonehenge on Friday? Did it bother you that many of the photos showed Obama taking in the prehistoric structure by himself? Former White House press secretary Dana Perino is pretty sure you were.
Reddit's "Ask Me Anything" sessions, as the name suggests, give users an opportunity to pose the questions to famous people that they've always wanted answered. It turns out fans of Chuck Todd are pretty curious about the new "Meet the Press" moderator's facial hair and hygiene practices.
Vox's Timothy B. Lee wrote Friday about some of his recent investments in Bitcoin, arguing that it might be a sound strategy for others to follow his lead and put money in the virtual currency. But a few hours after Lee's post went up, Vox's editor-in-chief Ezra Klein walked the whole thing back.