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John Edwards: The Latest In a Pathetic Parade

Senate investigators found evidence that former Nevada Sen. John Ensign broke the law when he tried to cover up an extramarital affair. Then the former chief of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was arrested and later charged with sexually assaulting a New York City hotel maid.

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:40pm

Prosecutors Expect Loughner to Be Found Unfit for Trial

The man accused of shooting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the head in a January rampage that left six dead and 13 injured will likely be found unfit to stand trial at a hearing scheduled in Arizona on Wednesday, CBS News reports, citing unnamed sources in the Department of Justice.

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:40pm

Today's e-Reads: FCC Pledges Neutrality; Easy Come, Easy Go Cash Transfers

Tech executives will address the G-8 summit Thursday.

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:40pm

Saving Private Ryan

Republicans are quickly learning that not every one of their members is Paul Ryan. And that's becoming a problem as the party's rank-and-file tries to defend his far-reaching entitlement reform package to constituents back home.

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:40pm

NASA Says Goodbye to Spirit Rover on Mars

Spirit is officially dead. NASA says it will stop trying to wake up the little Mars rover, which has been silent since March of 2010.

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:40pm

House Panel Worries That Obama Cybersecurity Plan Could Open Door to Abuse

Federal cybersecurity officials got a cold reception on Wednesday from House lawmakers on both sides of the aisle who questioned whether White House cyber proposals could result in abuse and government intrusion.

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:40pm

Before Parliament, Obama Argues for Continued Leadership

It was an appropriate setting: As President Obama stepped up to a lectern in Westminster Hall that had most recently been used by Pope Benedict XVI, Queen Elizabeth, and Nelson Mandela, he spoke of a commitment to the promotion of human rights and democracy as the foundation of the U.S.-U.K. special relationship.

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:40pm

Sarah Palin: The Movie Coming in June

Sarah Palin gets to tell her side of things in an "epic," two-hour-long, $1 million movie that portrays her as a "Joan of Arc-like figure" and premieres in Iowa next month, Real Clear Politics' Scott Conroy reports. The Undefeated is the work of conservative director Stephen K. Bannon, who screened the film for Palin and her husband Todd in Arizona last week.

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 1:40pm

After Body Blow in New York, the GOP Fights Back

Fresh off their loss in the special election for an open House seat in western New York, House Republicans are fighting back, trying to defend themselves against what they call false attacks by Democrats.

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 12:40pm

Obama to the British Parliament: 'We Will Not Relent'

President Obama said the U.S. and U.K. share a commitment to "stand squarely on the side of those who long to be free," as he addressed the British Parliament Tuesday as part of his first state visit to the country. Referring to supporting the protesters of the Arab Spring, he said, "We must show that we will back up these words with deeds. ... We will not relent until the people of Libya are protected, and the shadow of tyranny is lifted."

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 12:40pm