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Podesta: Obama to Tout Global Warming 'Resilience' at U.N. Climate Summit

A top White House adviser said President Obama will use next week's United Nations climate summit in New York City to push initiatives aimed at helping nations bolster their defenses against climate-related risks.

Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:35am

What's the Worst That Could Happen if Scotland Leaves the U.K.?

If Scotland votes for independence this week, there are a number of doomsday scenarios that could come to pass. But there's room for optimism yet.

Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:35am

What McDonald’s Tells Us About Russia’s Relationship With the West

Russia has shut down several of the fast-food chain's restaurants, bringing the yellow arches into the sanctions war.

Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:09am

Yelp Settles Federal Charges for Collecting Data on Kids

The FTC says the company collected children's information without parental consent.

Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:54am

Report: China Hacked Defense Contractors 20 Times in One Year

Transportation Command was aware of only 10 percent of the cyber intrusions prior to a Senate investigation.

Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:36am

Believe It Or Not, 2014’s Political Ads Have Been More Negative Than Ever

Winning elections is a ruthless business.

Posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 5:00am

For a Senate Wave, Republicans Need to Halt Dems' Momentum in Swing States

If the GOP only wins on friendly turf, they could retake the majority—but without a mandate.

Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:34pm

Midwestern Governors Struggle to Sell Economic Recovery

Michigan's Rick Snyder and Wisconsin's Scott Walker find themselves in tough races against Democratic challengers.

Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:34pm

Republicans Will Need to Sweep to Hold Onto Senate Majority in 2016

Democrats could easily win the Senate back if Republicans only net the bare minimum seats necessary to retake the majority.

Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:34pm

Lawmakers Agonize Over Their First War Vote

For newer members, Syria will be their first time weighing military action.

Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:34pm