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LIST: Who's Calling For Weiner to Step Down

The chorus of members and former members calling for Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., caught in an online sex imbroglio, to step down is growing quickly. Here's a partial list of Democrats calling for Weiner to go:

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 7:40pm

Facebook Facial Recognition Feature Facing New Scrutiny

Facebook is facing new scrutiny over its decision to automatically turn on a new facial recognition feature aimed at helping users identify their friends in photos.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 7:40pm

Report: Anthony Weiner's Wife Is Pregnant

Anthony Weiner's wife Huma Abedin is pregnant, The New York Times' Michael Barbaro and Ashley Parker report. Abedin, a longtime aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, is in the early months of her pregnancy, three people have told the Times. Gawker also reports Abedin is pregnant. The couple married last year.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 6:40pm

PICTURES: What Longest-Serving FBI Directors Have in Common

Perhaps more than any other presidential appointee, the tenure of FBI Director Robert Mueller is measured against the tenure of his predecessor, J. Edgar Hoover. Hoover headed the bureau for 48 years, from 1924 to 1972.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 6:40pm

Eshoo Undergoes Appendectomy

House Energy and Commerce Communications Subcommittee ranking member Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., is recovering after undergoing an appendectomy Tuesday at Stanford Hospital.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 6:40pm

Judges Question Mandate During Arguments in Health Care Law Appeal

A federal appellate court in Atlanta raised red flags for the administration’s signature health reform law on Wednesday, questioning the government’s ability to require people to buy health insurance.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 5:40pm

Key Democrat Calls on Weiner to Quit

Democratic Rep. Allyson Schwartz called on Anthony Weiner to quit Congress Wednesday, saying "having the respect of your constituents is fundamental for a member of Congress.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 5:40pm

Workers Paying Much More for Health Insurance

Workers paid as much as 121 percent more in 2009 than in 2001 for their share of employer-sponsored health insurance, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reported on Wednesday.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 4:40pm

FCC Agrees To GOP Request To Kill Fairness Doctrine

Looks like Rush Limbaugh can breathe a sigh of relief. The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to comply with a House GOP request to once and for all kill the fairness doctrine.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 4:40pm

OPEC Refuses to Increase Production Output

After difficult and lengthy talks in Vienna, members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries were unable to agree Wednesday on ramping up oil production, something that they have been repeatedly asked to do by the global community and the intergovernmental International Energy Agency.

Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 4:40pm