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  • Al Qaeda cornered, still plotting: Intel

     
    by Mark Silva Osama bin Laden may still be at large, eight years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but his organization "is under more pressure'' and "more vulnerable'' than at any time since those al Qaeda-launched attacks,......
  • California Legalizes Self-Driving Cars

     
    California became the third state to legalize self-driving cars, according to the Wall Street Journal. Nevada passed similar legislation around this time last year, as did Florida, the newspaper reports. At the signing ceremony for the legislation were...
  • Supreme Court: Chicago gun ban targeted

     
    by David G. Savage The Supreme Court set the stage for a historic ruling on gun rights and the 2nd Amendment by agreeing today to hear a challenge to Chicago's ban on handguns. At issue is whether state and local......
  • Air Obama: Health-care reform TV ad

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama has addressed a joint session of Congress on prime-time television. Obama has appeared on five Sunday news shows - "everything but the Food Channel,'' complains Sen. Kit Bond of Missouri. Obama has done the......
  • Sarah Palin's memoirs: 'Going Rogue'

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin is a speed-writer, it appears, or perhaps the hired evangelical collaborator on her forthcoming memoirs is a task-master. But without question, her publisher is a markerting whiz: Going Roque is the announced title of the......
  • Jimmy Carter, 85, speaks out, carries on

     
    by Mark Silva It's fitting that James Earl Carter, Jr., born 85 years ago today, has dedicated more space in his newly remodeled presidential museum to his time since leaving the White House than any other presidential library devotes to......
  • Texting while driving: Obama bans (feds)

     
    by Mark Silva There may not be a law against texting while driving nationwide - at least not yet -- though several states ban it. But there are a lot of people driving on the federal government's time-clock, with the......
  • Boehner to Obama: 'Where are the jobs?'

     
    by Mark Silva The government's monthly report on unemployment will arrive tomorrow morning, Washington time. President Barack Obama will arrive in Denmark to press Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympic summer games in the morning, Copenhagen time. The...
  • Republican: anti-Obama birthers 'crazy'

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Lindsey Graham , the Republican senator from South Carolina who helped Sen. John McCain of Arizona campaign for president, has a suggestion for some of the more radical elements of his own party challenging President Barack......
  • Obama Olympic bid: Playing patriot card

     
    by Mark Silva Michelle Obama is on the ground. And President Barack Obama will land Friday morning. The first lady landed this morning in Copenhagen, where the International Olympic Committee will decide on Friday who gets the 2016 summer games......
  • Ted Kennedy's letter: 'Stay the cause'

     
    by Mark Silva The late Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, who died this summer after a yearlong battle with brain cancer, hoped to live to see a career goal accomplished this year, health-care reform providing coverage for the millions of......