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The Todd Akin of 2014 Is … Todd Akin

No Republican has spouted offensive stuff nearly as well as the 2012 candidate, something Democrats can lament as they are denied a GOP bogeyman this election year.

 

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 12:37pm

FCC Expands Online Closed-Captioning Rules

The rules apply to video clips that have aired on TV.

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 12:06pm

Amazon Wants Early Permission to Launch its Delivery Drones

Just don't expect one at your front porch anytime soon.

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 11:45am

Russia: We Have No Problem Letting Snowden Stay Here

The fugitive is likely going to have his request for another year of asylum approved, according to a Russian migration official.

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 11:25am

Mideast Talks Held on WMD-Free Zone Prior to Ramadan Break

Multinational consultations in June focused on an agenda for a possible Helsinki conference on banning the most dangerous weapons from the Middle East.

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 11:22am

Will Republicans Stand by the Benghazi 'Stand-Down Order' Conspiracy?

The most recent revelations from nine military officers should make it more difficult.

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 11:06am

Republicans Vote to Thwart Imaginary Drilling Restriction

How badly do House Republicans want to kneecap White House energy regulations?

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 11:05am

For Germany and Argentina, a World Cup Loss Could Mean a Stock-Market Dive

Losing a major soccer game hurts the self-esteem of a nation so much that it affects investor moods.

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 10:06am

Watchdogs Press U.S. on Risks of Uranium-Processing Revamp

Activists are urging Washington to study possible risks from a plan for dispersing bomb-uranium activities that previously were to be housed in a single facility.

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 9:56am

What Happened to America's Most Important Arctic Ships?

The nation's fleet of ice-cutting ships is getting older, and congressional action to modernize it isn't moving at breakneck speed.

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 9:15am