Today's Takeaways: Reforming Government Surveillance, Homegrown Militias, and the Secret World of Bob Dylan Superfans

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Cover of Bob Dylan's "Highway 61 Revisited."

China Furious Over Accusations of Economic Espionage | Meet the Senator Who Wants to Reform Mass Surveillance | Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty in $2.6 Billion Criminal Case | Military Evacuates Americans from U.S. Embassy in Libya |Senate Primary Races Could Determine the GOP's Future | Homegrown Militia Groups Multiply in Tense Political Climate | "Dynlanologists" Shine a Light on Bob Dylan Superfans

Meet the Senator Who Wants to Reform Mass Surveillance

Ron Wyden on why he wants legislation to end bulk collection of data. The House is set to vote on such a bill this week.

 

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Major Bank Pleads to Criminal Charges for First Time in 20 Years

Agreeing to pay $2.6 billion in penalties, Credit Suisse admitted to helping wealthy Americans evade their taxes by hiding their money in offshore accounts.

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Military Evacuates Americans from Libya

The country is seeing some of the worst fighting since the 2011 uprising that ousted Moammar Gadhafi.

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America's Scariest Militia

In the past three years, the number of homegrown militia groups in the U.S. has more than tripled to over 300. Many are benign, but others are putting their arsenals to use.

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Adventures in the World of Bob

In "The Dylanologists," Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Kinney looks at Bob Dylan’s cult following, and how the musician has shaped the identities of countless Americans.

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Today's Highlights | May 20, 2014

Highlights From Today's Show: The DOJ has issued indictments against several members of the Chinese military—the accusations are of economic espionage...Voters in six states head to the polls today for primary elections that will set the stage for this fall's general election.

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