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  • Bin Laden's son killed: U.S. intelligence

     
    by Greg Miller U.S. intelligence agencies believe that Osama Bin Laden's son and potential heir in the Al Qaeda organization was killed earlier this year by a Predator missile strike in Pakistan. Saad Bin Laden has been portrayed as the......
  • Emanuel: GOP 'honest' about Waterloo

     
    by Mark Silva The House will press forward with healthcare legislation this month, despite the Senate putting the brakes on any bill until September, Rahm Emanuel, White House chief of staff and a former House leader, said in an interview......
  • Obama: Critics 'stop scaring everybody'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, carrying his appeal for public support for healthcare reform today to two long-Republican-voting states which supported his election, spelled out a series of measures intended to protect consumers against abuses by...
  • Grassley: 'On the edge' of a Senate deal

     
    by Mark Silva and updated As Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate seek an agreement on the framework of healthcare reform, Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, says they are "on the edge" of......
  • Aaron Schock: Michelle Obama is 'buff'

     
    by Mark Silva Rep. Aaron Schock, the freshman representative from Peoria, Ill., and youngest of member of Congress who has gained some renown for his looks as well, faces the following question on national radio: "Whether you felt in your......
  • Silver Palate Cookbook author dies

     
    Sheila Lukins, the author of the Silver Palate Cookbook and many others, has died of brain cancer at age 66. Thanks to John McIntyre for sending me the link to the NPR story.......
  • Hummer Sales Double in Russia, Despite Recession

     
    While car sales in Russia have fallen 50% this year, thanks largely to the global recession, one brand saw its fortunes rise. Hummer has doubled its year-over-year sales to more than 900 vehicles even as the rest of Russian auto......
  • Rahm Emanuel: Olympic critics get seats

     
    by Mark Silva Posted Thursday evening, updated Friday at 6:15 am and 9:35 am EDT Republicans have been ready with criticism for President Barack Obama's overnight journey to Copenhagen, where the president today pressed Chicago's case for the 2016...
  • Afghan election fraud: 'A cover-up'

     
    by Mark Silva Democracy was on the march, the way that former President George W. Bush saw it, praising the democratic advances of nations such as Iraq and Afghanistan after the U.S. military forced the ruling regimes out. But serious......
  • Government Bans Texting While Driving in Federal Fleet

     
    The Obama administration banned federal employees from texting while driving in government vehicles in an executive order issued today. The new rule came out of a two-day meeting on distracted driving convened by the administration. It says it will...
  • Axelrod: Obama 'furious' over DNC invite

     
    by Mark Silva and Christi Parsons As the Obama administration begins an unprecedented publication of lists of people who have visited the White House on its Web-site -- yes, philanthropist George Soros has dropped in -- a senior adviser says......