Political fundraising campaigns manage debts by selling data

A Brookings Institution scholar says “most people would be shocked” if they knew the type of information political campaigns had on them.

Surveillance powers set to lapse as Sen. Paul obstructs

GOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in an extraordinary Sunday Senate session.



Yemen’s Houthis may be in talks with U.S. officials

If confirmed, the Oman meeting would be the first between the Houthis and the United States since the start of the war.

Wary children return to schools after Nepal earthquake

Children clutched their parents’ hands before filing past ruins of collapsed buildings to enter tarpaulin tents and makeshift cottages.



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Fathers Know Best: When on course with Dad, it wasn’t about the golf

Playing golf with father was all about Dad, not the golf.

Random Acts of Kindness: Motorist helps with tire

Plus: Return of lost phone says a lot about city; man gives big assist after a car accident.


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Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

Gov. Tom Wolf is flanked by Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane (right) and Assistant Superintendent Dara Ware

Perry on Politics: Flaws abound in 2016 presidential field

It seems that another Republican joins the race to win his or her party's presidential nomination almost every day. It was