Amy Poehler and Adam Scott in the Season finale of NBC's "Parks and Recreation."
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As “Parks and Recreation” aired its final episode this week, the real-life political world was full of foreign intrigue and domestic squabbles. See how closely you paid attention:

Get the reaction to the verdict from the parents of Chad Littlefield.

Take a look at the legacy of “Parks and Recreation” and its lead character Leslie Knope.

“It is even absurd that I have to spend a very, very large part of my work week simply defending paying our people to work,” Johnson said.

“Jihadi John” appeared in the videos showing the execution of American hostages James Foley and Steven Sotloff and Britons Alan Henning and David Haines.

Get the backstory on the president’s veto of this controversial bill.

Emanuel, who served as President Obama’s first White House chief of staff, eclipsed his rivals in fundraising and got an endorsement from his former boss in the West Wing.

Read more about the Justice Department’s investigation into the 2012 shooting death of the unarmed Florida teen.


Find out what National Security Advisor Susan Rice had to say about the effect of Netanyahu’s visit on U.S.-Israeli relations.

“There is already harsh criticism of African-American hair in society without the help of ignorant people who choose to judge others based on the curl of their hair,” the star responded.

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn identified the men arrested Wednesday as Abdurasul Juraboev, 24, Akhror Saidakhmetov, 19, and Abror Habibov, 30. 

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