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  • Crucial Iowa Senate race tied; Romney, Clinton lead for 2016: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa is a dead heat, with Democratic Representative Bruce Braley and Republican state Senator Joni Ernst each garnering the support of 45 percent of likely voters, according to a new Reuters/...
  • Judge Dismisses GOP Suit Over Democrats' Use Of Federal Campaign Money To Help Malloy

    Judge Dismisses GOP Suit Over Democrats' Use Of Federal Campaign Money To Help Malloy
    A Superior Court judge has granted a request from Democrats to dismiss a lawsuit by Republicans that tried to keep the Connecticut Democratic Party from spending federal campaign money to support the re-election of incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy....
  • Save the world—vote in Tuesday's election

    Save the world—vote in Tuesday's election
    Let’s face it, there’s nothing sexy about next week’s midterm elections. We’ve already voted in America’s first black president, and he still has two years left in the batter’s box. The possibility of a woman (Hillary...
  • Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing climate change

    Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing climate change
    It may seem unlikely, but penguins offer a crucial lesson for the United States' national security. On the western Antarctic Peninsula, climate change is wreaking havoc on stocks of krill, tiny crustaceans that penguins eat. Adelie penguins are in...
  • NASA, Orbital Sciences Corp. seeks answers after Antares failure

    NASA, Orbital Sciences Corp. seeks answers after Antares failure
    Investigators on Wednesday began assessing the damage after an unmanned U.S. supply rocket bound for the International Space Station burst into flames during takeoff from Wallops Island on Tuesday evening. Meanwhile, the rocket's manufacturer said...
  • L.A. officials to consider ballot measures to change election years

    L.A. officials to consider ballot measures to change election years
    Can changing when Los Angeles votes reverse a long-term decline in turnout? Los Angeles lawmakers Friday are set to consider letting voters decide whether city elections should be moved to even-numbered years. The City Council has asked its lawyers to...
  • Nigeria's Jonathan to run for president again in February

    ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's office confirmed on Wednesday that he will seek a second term in office in elections set for February. Jonathan, who had been widely expected to run again, will collect a nomination form on...
  • Outlook for states' pot legalization measures goes from solid to shaky

    With pot sold openly to any adult who wants it in Colorado and Washington state, marijuana advocates were hoping restrictions in other states would fall like dominoes this election season, opening the way for a push in Congress to change federal drug...
  • Midterm elections' impact on U.S. energy, environment agenda

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The 2014 U.S. mid-term elections could shake up Congress in the midst of two major transformations in energy and environmental policy. A boom in the production of shale oil and gas has turned the United States into an energy...
  • Record five black women seek state offices in Georgia, showing shift

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - Five black women are on the November ballot for statewide offices in Georgia, a record in a state that just 11 years ago featured a Confederate battle emblem on its flag. The candidates, all Democrats, have come to be known as the...
  • Hong Kong's loud American defies pro-Beijing 'smear campaign'

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has often accused "foreign forces" of trying to destabilize free-wheeling Hong Kong during the current pro-democracy protests, with a garrulous expat American emerging as a key target of attack. Mark Simon, the right-hand...