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Senate Delegation Positive About Security of Libyan WMD Materials

Libya's chemical-warfare materials and recently discovered store of raw uranium are not in danger of being acquired by remnants of the former Qaddafi regime, according to a U.S. lawmaker who visited Tripoli on Thursday.

Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 3:40pm

Senior U.S. Official Denies Talk of Foreign Nuclear-Waste Site in Mongolia

A senior U.S. Energy Department official on Wednesday disputed reports that the Obama administration has sought Mongolian support for construction of a storage site for international spent nuclear fuel in the Central Asian nation (see GSN, March 30).

The assertion--made by a high-ranking official who asked not to be named in addressing a diplomatically sensitive issue--directly countered remarks offered last spring by a veteran State Department official who leads U.S. nuclear trade-pact negotiations.

Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 3:40pm

Word for Word: Best Quotes of the Week, in Pictures

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Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 2:40pm

Florida Officially Sets Jan. 31 Primary

Florida Republican leaders officially set the state's presidential primary for Jan. 31, 2012, challenging the preeminence of the traditional early-voting primary states and ensuring that Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada will move up their dates in order to vote ahead of Florida as they have in the past.

Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 2:40pm

No Due Process in Awlaki's Killing, Civil Libertarians Worry

The targeted killing of American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki confirms that President Obama is doubling down on George W. Bush's policies, civil libertarians say, presiding over an escalation of presidential power that courts and Congress seem unable to address.

Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 2:40pm

The Original 22 Terrorists: Where Are They Now? -- PICTURES

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Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 1:40pm

Uppity Florida Sets Jan. 31 Primary, Angering Traditional Early States

Florida Republican leaders officially set the state’s presidential primary for Jan. 31, 2012, challenging the preeminence of the traditional early-voting primary states and ensuring that Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada will move up their dates in order to vote ahead of Florida as they have in the past.

Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 12:40pm

The Original 22 Terrorists: Where Are They Now?

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Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 12:40pm

Obama: Killing of Awlaki a Major Blow to Al-Qaida

The killing of an American citizen wanted for global terrorism marked another significant milestone in the defeat of al-Qaida and its affiliates, President Barack Obama said Friday.

The killing of an American citizen wanted for global terrorism marked another significant milestone in the defeat of al-Qaida and its affiliates, President Barack Obama said Friday.

(PHOTOS: The Original 22 Terrorists: Where Are They Now?)

Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 12:40pm

Khazei Preaches Pragmatism in Bid to Upset Warren

BOSTON--Alan Khazei, the self-described underdog in the Massachusetts Senate Democratic primary, is working to claim ground as the pragmatic deal-maker in the race and position Elizabeth Warren as an intractable partisan.

Posted: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 12:40pm