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Federal Report: Regulatory Confusion Contributed to Texas Chemical Disaster

A fertilizer plant in the Lone Star State fell through multiple loopholes -- some real and some likely imagined, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board says.

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 2:44pm

In 1920, This Campaign Ad Told Women to Vote 'For Your Own Good'

Oh, how times have changed. Or have they?

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 1:06pm

Durbin: FDA's Weak Limits on E-Cigarettes Endanger Children

The proposed regulations would ban the sale of the products to minors, but they do not crack down on candy-flavored versions.

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 11:27am

Why the U.S. Doesn't Deliver on the Promise of High-Quality Early Childhood Education

Far too often, parents find that the programs that they can afford do not offer the quality they seek.

 

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 10:28am

Does John McCain Care More About Deaths in Syria Than Gun Violence in America?

Contrast in reactions to deaths in Syria and gun violence in America speaks volumes about the GOP.

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 9:30am

Why You Can't Compare Hillary Clinton's Age to Ronald Reagan's

Yes, she'd be the age he was upon taking office. But no, that's not relevant.

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:17pm

The Pivot Potential in Asia and at Home

Can President Obama reassure jittery allies and cut a deal?

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 8:24pm

What Happens When Democrats Lose More Than 100 Years of Committee Experience?

With vacancies pending at Banking, Commerce, HELP, and Armed Services, Dems will be challenged beyond Election Day.

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 8:24pm

Now Republican Candidates Are Taking Aim at Boehner

Several are going to try it, but it's not clear campaign calls for a clean sweep will gain traction.

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 8:24pm

White House Disputes Report on Keystone XL Decision

Rolling Stone reported Wednesday that Obama had "all but decided to deny the permit for the pipeline."

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 7:48pm