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NATO: Karzai and Petraeus To Talk Air Strikes On Houses

Despite a fiery "last warning" to the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai did not ban all air strikes on houses, the senior Australian general in Afghanistan said on Wednesday. Instead, Karzai will bring those concerns to a top-level meeting later this week.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 4:40pm

Lamontagne's Niece Working For Pawlenty

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced his New Hampshire campaign staff Wednesday afternoon, and of the seven names mentioned in Pawlenty's press release, one stood out: Erin Lamontagne, who will serve as Office Manager.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 4:40pm

In Focus: Endeavour's Final Mission

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 2:40pm

State Of Alaska To Release Palin Emails

The state of Alaska is getting ready to release over 24,000 pages of Sarah Palin's emails from her time as governor, the Anchorage Daily News reports.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 2:40pm

Walking A Fine Line On The Ryan Budget

We wrote last week that GOP Senate candidates in competitive races are keeping their distance from Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal, recognizing the political risk in taking a clear position in support of Medicare reforms that would cut benefits to future seniors.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 2:40pm

Internet Traffic to Explode by 2015, Cisco Predicts

More than 40 percent of the world’s population will on the Internet by 2015, and each person will use an average of five devices to get there, Cisco Systems said in a report released Wednesday.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 2:40pm

PICTURES: Photo of the Day

Every day, we bring you the top photo of the day. Here is a collection of these photos.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 2:40pm

Palin Coincidentally Finds Key Primary States on Bus Tour

Sarah Palin's bus roadtrip of historic sites will wind through South Carolina, making her "nontraditional" campaign tour look a bit more traditional. Real Clear Politics' Scott Conroy reports that the southern state will be one of three to be centerpieces of separate segments of the trip--the other two being New Hampshire and Iowa.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 2:40pm

The Pentagon Is Confused About How to Fight a Cyberwar

On Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal broke news that the Pentagon decided that cyberattacks against the United States constitute an act of war and may be returned with the full force of the U.S. military. On Wednesday, we find out that responding to such attacks is really tricky, and the Pentagon's confused about how to play this 21st-century war game.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 2:40pm

Jane Lynch Heckles News Corp at News Corp Conference

Amidst a slew of harmless corporate jokes at News Corp's D9 tech conference, actress-comedian Jane Lynch got in a few brief hits at the Rupert Murdoch empire.

Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 2:40pm