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Four Americans May Have Germany's Deadly E. coli Infection

Four Americans may be ill with the same strain of E. coli bacteria that has killed 18 people in Europe and made 1,800 others sick, U.S. officials said on Friday. But they say that the four almost certainly were infected in Germany.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 7:40pm

Government Blocks Oil-Sands Pipeline

The Transportation Department announced late on Friday afternoon its decision to block a Canadian oil company from restarting a controversial oil-sands pipeline that began operating this time last year.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 6:40pm

Mitt Romney Is a Lonely Global Warming Believer in the GOP Field

Mitt Romney says global warming is real and caused by humans, breaking with most members of the Republican Party. "I believe the world is getting warmer, and I believe that humans have contributed to that," Romney told a New Hampshire town hall, according to Reuters' Ros Krasny.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 6:40pm

Romney: Climate Change Real, Man Made

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney reiterated Friday that he thinks man has contributed to climate change and urged a reduction of greenhouse gasses - a stance he has taken before, but one that nonetheless remains highly controversial within the Republican Party.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 5:40pm

Previewing The Sunday Shows

This week former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney officially announced his run for the White House, and the weekend shows will discuss the progression of the 2012 race.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 5:40pm

Wisconsin Democrats to Reveal Plan to Recall Gov. Walker

The odds may be stacked against them, but Wisconsin Democrats are ready to announce a plan to recall union-busting, collective-bargaining stripping Gov. Scott Walker from office. At The Washington Post, Greg Sargent obtained excerpts from Democratic chairman Mark Tate's speech prior to the party convention tonight, and here's what Tate plans to say:

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 5:40pm

Nazis Made Allen Sorry for 'Macaca'

Former Sen. George Allen apologized for calling a rival campaign staffer "macaca" during the 2006 campaign, the biggest in a series of racially problematic statements that cost the Republican his seat. Allen is running to get it back, and told the conservative crowd at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington that "I never should have singled out that young man working for my opponent, calling him a name," Politico's James Hohman reports.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 5:40pm

Allen's Macaca Apology At Faith And Freedom Conference: Just Another Day

It's been done.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 5:40pm

Human-Rights Advocates Question Potential Impact of Facebook in China

If Facebook decides to open shop in China, Human Rights Watch worries that the company could end up hurting rather than helping the human-rights situation.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 5:40pm

John Edwards: I Did Not Break the Law

Former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina on Friday addresses the press after being indicted by a federal grand jury on charges stemming from payments related to a cover-up of an extramarital affair.

Posted: Friday, June 3, 2011 - 5:40pm