Report: NSA Taps into Smartphones Too

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_502d37bf39.jpgHemera/Thinkstock (BERLIN) -- A German magazine says it obtained internal documents alleging data from iPhones, BlackBerry and Android devices can be accessed by the National Security Agency. Der Spiegel claims the NSA is able to snoop into smartphone users' contacts, call lists, SMS traffic, notes and location data.

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NAACP President Stepping Down at End of Year

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_3fd913510a.jpgAlex Wong/Getty Images (BALTIMORE) -- The president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will be stepping down at the end of the year, the civil rights organization announced on Sunday. In a press release, the NAACP said Benjamin Todd Jealous will remain in his role until Dec. 31.  His resignation letter was accepted this week.

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Power Failure on Children's Ride Injures 13 at Norwalk Oyster Festival

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_fea2fc927f.jpgMieke Dalle/Getty Images (NORWALK, Conn.) -- The annual Oyster Festival in Norwalk, Conn., was the scene of a scary accident after a swing ride lost power and sent children falling to the ground. Thirteen were injured, police say with many with minor injuries, however others were taken to local hospitals. The festival remained opened, but all of the rides were shut down on Sunday afternoon.

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D.C. Tattoo Parlors Threatened by Proposed 24-Hour Waiting Period

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_f683382203.jpgJOSE JUAN GARCIA/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) --  Washington, D.C. lawmakers are considering a plan to save people from themselves by putting an end to those late-night stumbles into a tattoo parlor for some fresh ink or a piercing. The city's Department of Health proposed a 24-hour mandatory waiting period for people who want to get a tattoo or a piercing, citing public safety issues, according to draft regulations released Friday.

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Missing Michigan Teens Found Safe in Chicago

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_28b8b37890.jpgABC News (MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich.) -- The missing Michigan teens who left town together nearly two weeks ago were found safe in Chicago on Sunday morning, authorities said. Jayden Thomas, 13, of Clare, and Braxton Wood, 14, of Mount Pleasant, were first reported missing on Aug. 26. Braxton apparently took his mother's black 2005 Ford Explorer during the early morning hours and picked up Jayden before taking off.

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