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  • Are Donald Trump and his fellow 'birthers' racist?

    Are Donald Trump and his fellow 'birthers' racist?

    Donald Trump faces a backlash from those who see the “birther” movement as a new form of racism, which a new study seems to confirm. Trump has problems with conservatives too.

  • NCAA Tournament 2011: Top buzzer-beaters and wild finishes (VIDEO)

    NCAA Tournament 2011: Top buzzer-beaters and wild finishes (VIDEO)

    With 64 of the 68 teams in the field eliminated, the NCAA Tournament lived up to its reputation in the first two weekends of play, complete with shocking upsets, heart-pounding finishes, controversies, and a school from Richmond called Virginia Commonwealth. Here’s our top list of wild and crazy finishes from the second third rounds, the Sweet 16, and the Elite Eight.

  • 10 women in Congress who won’t be back

    10 women in Congress who won’t be back

    The 2010 elections were tough on all Democrats, but particularly on female lawmakers. The upcoming 112th Congress may see fewer women in office on Capitol Hill than last session. Yet-to-decided races in the House and Senate will determine if that happens, but if it does, it would be the first time in 32 years that the number of women in Congress declines from one session to the next. What's already clear is that 10 women are not returning. Most of the congresswomen defeated Tuesday were House freshmen. Two had served multiple House terms, and one was a Senate veteran. Some lost to tea party favorites and conservatives backed by Sarah Palin, while others were bested by standard-issue Republicans. Here are the women, some familiar and some not, we will not see on Capitol Hill come January as a result of Election Day losses. Source: CNN, National Journal‚ Almanac of American Politics, Politico

  • Tea Party Top 10 biggest winners and losers

    Tea Party Top 10 biggest winners and losers

    The emergence of the tea party movement is arguably the most dynamic element of the 2010 midterm elections. Many 'tea party' candidates won the backing of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin – but also earned the disdain of the Republican establishment. In the end, which candidates with tea party support won, who lost, and what's next?

  • In US, a job means less than it used to

    In US, a job means less than it used to

    Rather than making jobs more important, the recession is causing workers to put more emphasis on home and family, a new study finds.

  • Moses' parting of the Red Sea: Is there a physical explanation?

    Moses' parting of the Red Sea: Is there a physical explanation?

    A new paper suggests that an area near the Red Sea area could have had favorable characteristics for 'wind setdown' some 3,000 years ago.

  • Oil spill cleanup: After digging deep to kill well, BP faces long climb

    Oil spill cleanup: After digging deep to kill well, BP faces long climb

    Killing the well at this point was the easy part of the oil spill cleanup for the beleaguered corporate giant, whose image will be stained, and bottom line impacted, for years to come.

  • Obama's Florida trip: With BP oil spill receding, time for a swim?

    Obama's Florida trip: With BP oil spill receding, time for a swim?

    Obama is feeling pressure to take his shirt off and show the world that the Gulf Coast is safe for swimming after the April 20 BP oil spill.

  • Gulf oil spill not 'gone' -- close to half may still lurk in Gulf

    Gulf oil spill not 'gone' -- close to half may still lurk in Gulf

    A White House adviser said Wednesday that the 'vast majority' of the Gulf oil spill is gone. But a summary of the report she cited leaves some questions unanswered.

  • Static kill plugs Gulf oil spill leak, but much work remains

    Static kill plugs Gulf oil spill leak, but much work remains

    Static kill: BPs efforts to plug the leak seem to have worked, but it's still too early to declare victory, officials say.