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  • Senate clears way for final vote on financial reform bill

    Senate clears way for final vote on financial reform bill

    Three Republican senators from the Northeast join majority Democrats to advance a financial reform bill to tighten regulation of Wall Street.

  • March and April warmest ever. Humans must adapt, report says.

    March and April warmest ever. Humans must adapt, report says.

    The past two months were the warmest March and April on record globally. A new report suggests that communities will need to be adaptable to meet the challenges of global warming.

  • Modern China: Economy attracts talant back home

    The Daily Reckoning Modern China: Economy attracts talant back home

    Economic success has brought the country's most talented back to China. Economy plays strong part in return to motherland for many.

  • Giant meteor found to have struck Appalachia

    Cool Astronomy Giant meteor found to have struck Appalachia

    Some 200 million to 300 million years ago, an asteroid struck the heart of what is now Appalachia, creating a four-mile-wide crater.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/18

    Pilgrims in southern Spain ride horses en route to the shrine of El Rocio in Donana national park during the annual El Rocio pilgrimage, on Tuesday in Sanlucar de Barrameda, near to Cadiz. The pilgrimage to Almonte, which houses the Virgin del Rocio, is the largest in Spain, with hundreds of thousands of devotees in traditional outfits converging in a burst of color as they make their way on horseback and decorated carriages across the Andalusian countryside.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/14

    A car drives through ash from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano on Thursday. Europe has been dogged for weeks by repeated shutdowns of air traffic since an erupting volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier in Iceland started spewing ash in April.

  • Jerry Seinfeld donates all proceeds from comedy show to Nashville flood relief

    Jerry Seinfeld donates all proceeds from comedy show to Nashville flood relief

    Jerry Seinfeld is donating the proceeds from a performance at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center to assist flood relief victims

  • Kagan's road from solicitor general to Supreme Court: not too rocky?

    Kagan's road from solicitor general to Supreme Court: not too rocky?

    Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will be questioned vigorously during Senate confirmation hearings. But she was confirmed last year as solicitor general – and won seven Republican votes.

  • Gallery Notable women in US politics

    Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin became the first woman governor of her state in December 2006. Palin was selected by John McCain as the vice presidential candidate – only the second woman in the US to be selected for that post. After the 2008 election, Palin announced in July 2009 that she would resign her post as governor of Alaska and would not run for reelection in 2010. Palin released her memoir, 'Going Rogue: An American Life,' in November 2009. The former governor and vice-presidential candidate has since formed a political action committee, SarahPAC, and in February 2010 appeared as the keynote speaker at the inaugural 'tea party' convention in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Oil spill, Nashville flood, Times Square bomb: Obama's tough week

    Oil spill, Nashville flood, Times Square bomb: Obama's tough week

    The events of the past week would test any president. How well has Obama weathered the BP oil spill, the Nashville flood, a car bomb in Times Square, and Thursday's wild stock market ride?