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Manning Supporters: Obama's Comments Have Already Prejudiced the Trial

It is “grossly improper” for the military’s commander in chief to allege that Pfc. Bradley Manning broke the law ahead of a trial, said Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg during a conference call on Wednesday.

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

Smallpox Stores Being Kept Just in Case

Frozen samples of smallpox virus have won a stay of exectuion -- the World Health Assembly decided late on Tuesday against destroying the vials of virus held under lock and key in the United States and Russia, the AP reports.

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

Gingrich vs. Huntsman: The GOP's Odd Class Warfare

There is something slightly odd about the outrage over New Gingrich's Tiffany's bill. That a sometimes-grouchy resident of one of America's least-fashionable cities would develop such a taste for sparkly things that it cost him $250,000 is amusing, sure. But what's uncomfortable about the Tiffany's backlash are the creepy class connotations.

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

Newt on the Ryan Plan: Go for It

Newt Gingrich was among the first prominent Republicans to publicly warn about the political risk posed by Rep. Paul Ryan's budget when most in the party were still unified behind it.

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

Loughner 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 - 3:40pm

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