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  • Sarah Palin for Senate? Some tea party activists want her to run

    SEATTLE — Sarah Palin’s last elective position in Alaska¬†ended early when in 2009 she abandoned the governorship midway through her first term. But tea party activists appear eager for a comeback, urging supporters to contribute money toward...
  • Alaska plane crash: 9 dead believed to be from South Carolina

    The nine unidentified passengers killed in a small plane crash in southern Alaska on Sunday were believed to be from South Carolina, police said Monday. The De Havilland DHC-3 Otter air taxi, which crashed near Soldotna, was on its way to the Bear...
  • Airbus names new chairman, chief executive for U.S. unit

    Airbus names new chairman, chief executive for U.S. unit
    European aerospace giant Airbus announced Tuesday that Allan McArtor will take over as chairman and chief executive of the company's North American business unit when current chief Sean O'Keefe steps down in March. O'Keefe, 57, is resigning to address...
  • Uninformed politicians are dangerous [Commentary]

    Uninformed politicians are dangerous [Commentary]
    Former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens once famously stated that the Internet is a "series of tubes," an observation that would have been more comical if his committee hadn't been responsible for regulating the Internet. Rep. Michele Bachmann suggested that...
  • Obama's class of 2008 in Senate faces reelection fight

    Obama's class of 2008 in Senate faces reelection fight
    When Barack Obama won a historic victory in 2008, eight Democratic candidates captured Senate seats that had been in Republican hands. Those same Democrats are now facing their first reelection campaigns in a less friendly political climate, and...
  • Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]

    Congress capitulates to the NRA [Commentary]
    "Guns don't kill, people do." What a flip response to the horrific epidemic of gun violence in the United States. Just this past weekend in Maryland, three young people, including the gunman, were shot to death in a mall in Columbia, and others were...
  • The National WWII Museum showcases tales of terror and bravery

    The National WWII Museum showcases tales of terror and bravery
    NEW ORLEANS - Marine Lt. Leonard Isaaks Jr. was killed on Feb. 20, 1945, during the battle for the Japanese island Iwo Jima. All you really need to know about his death is contained in the painstakingly printed letter found on his body: Dear Daddy,...
  • Espionage charges dropped against ex-NSA manager

    Former National Security Agency employee Thomas Drake accepted a plea deal Thursday that cleared him of espionage charges stemming from an alleged leak of classified information to a Baltimore Sun reporter who wrote about waste and mismanagement at the...
  • Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation

    Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation
    Sarah Palin had a tough relationship with members of her home state congressional delegation, as she did with many other public officials. E-mail exchanges between then-Gov. Palin and the head of her Washington office, John Katz, often have "Palin...
  • Technology: Regulating the Internet. Or not.

     
    It's been a big week for debating who gets to regulate the Internet....
  • Movie Review: The Undefeated

     
    “The Undefeated” is a slick one hour and 50 minute version of those political convention hagiographies¬† (“A Man From Hope”), so it's not exactly an objective take on its subject, former Alaska governor and vice presidential...