Russian President Vladimir Putin is widely expected to sign a parliamentary bill that expands the definition of high treason. Critics say the definition is overly broad and would give the government sweeping powers to crack down on opponents.
A new NPR poll shows the outcome of the Nov. 6 election is too close to call. Mitt Romney leads President Obama nationwide; Obama leads Romney in key battleground states. Both leads are within the poll's margin of error.
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