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  • Vox News Sarah Palin vs. Karl Rove: Is he right that she's thin-skinned?

    GOP guru Karl Rove on Wednesday advised Sarah Palin to get 'a slightly thicker skin' if she intends to run for president. It's Round 3 of 'The Battle of the Fox News Contributors.'
    08/25/2011 03:00 pm

  • Monitor Breakfast AFL-CIO chief: History will judge Obama if he 'nibbles' at jobs crisis (video)

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said Thursday that if President Obama’s jobs speech after Labor Day consists of 'nibbling around the edge' of the issue, 'history will judge him.'
    08/25/2011 02:01 pm

  • The Vote Is Sarah Palin going to announce she's running for president on September 3?

    It's relatively late in the game, but GOP strategist Karl Rove predicts that Palin will jump into the 2012 presidential race. She could do it when she headlines a tea party gathering next month.
    08/20/2011 07:03 pm

  • Diggin' It The pawpaw's stamp of approval

    A fan of the native fruit makes a postal proposal -- a stamp with the pawpaw on it.
    08/15/2011 09:10 pm

  • Top 5 conservative holidays

    Commemorating a day to call attention to a political cause has long been a tactic of liberals and those further out on the left. For instance, there's Labor Day, Martin Luther King Day, Earth Day, Gay Pride Day, May Day, and so on. Conservatives, by contrast, have largely stuck to fighting battles over the "true meaning" of traditional holidays observed by people of all political stripes, such as Christmas, Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July. Still, conservatives have tried to come up with holidays to tout, with varying degrees of success. Here are our top five:
    08/04/2011 05:24 pm

  • Why debt-ceiling deal didn't give stock markets a bigger boost

    Congress and the president may in part have wanted a deal on the debt ceiling out of concern for financial markets, but word of an agreement couldn't compete with a dismal July report.
    08/01/2011 04:37 pm

  • Minnesota government shutdown: What could end it?

    Republican lawmakers last week rejected the proposals offered by Gov. Mark Dayton (D). The Minnesota government shutdown is now in its 10th day.
    07/11/2011 01:27 pm

  • Southwest Airlines sale: More $40 flights ahead?

    Southwest Airlines is letting travelers go from, say, Seattle to Boise or Albany to Baltimore for $40. Some experts say the move by Southwest Airlines could spark a fare war in the industry.
    06/21/2011 06:22 pm

  • GOP candidates in the Tea Party crosshairs

    The Tea Party movement is taking aim at Republican incumbents, including Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, Sen. Olympia Snow of Maine, and Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts. Will it succeed in unseating them?
    06/09/2011 05:52 pm

  • Top 10 beaches in America named by 'Dr. Beach'

    Top 10 beaches: This is the 21st year of the Best Beaches list, put together by Stephen Leatherman, director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research in Miami, who is also called Dr. Beach.
    05/27/2011 04:01 pm

Doing Good


What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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