U.S.-Politics
  • anet Yellen speaks at the podium during a press conference to nominate her to head the Federal Reserve in the State Dining Room at the White House on October 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    Her main challenge ahead will be winding down the extraordinary policy measures the Federal Reserve has taken in the last five years to stem the financial crisis.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 10, 2013, 5:48 PM EDT
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  • n this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA, revealed details of top-secret surveillance conducted by the United States' National Security Agency regarding telecom data.

    One believes leaker "is making the best of his circumstances and is living as normally as possible."

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 10, 2013, 3:21 PM EDT
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