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U.S. Releases Videos of bin Laden, Says He Was Still in Control of al-Qaida

Osama bin Laden was actively engaged in directing terrorist operations for al-Qaida from the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where he was shot and killed Sunday and appeared obsessed with how his image was portrayed, a senior U.S. intelligence official said.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 5:40pm

Huntsman Touts Exceptionalism, And A Different Approach

Count former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman among those trumpeting American exceptionalism, even in a time of achingly slow economic recovery.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 4:40pm

TEXT: Jon Hunstman's Speech to University of S.C. Class of 2011

Text of speech delivered to University of South Carolina Class of 2011 provided by Huntsman campaign.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 4:40pm

U.S. Releases Videos of bin Laden, Says He Was Still in Control of al-Qaida

Osama bin Laden was actively engaged in directing terrorist operations for al-Qaida from the compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where he was shot and killed Sunday and appeared obsessed with how his image was portrayed, a senior U.S. intelligence official said.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 2:40pm

Introducing Jon Huntsman, the 'Cool' GOP Candidate

"My initial passion in life was to be a rock and roll musician," 2012 potential GOP candidate Jon Huntsman told the University of South Carolina graduating class Saturday, in his first address upon returning to the U.S. from China, Politico reports. He went on to say that he dropped out of high school a few months before graduation to play with a band called Wizard.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 2:40pm

Huntsman Confronts Role as Obama's China Ambassador in Address

Possible presidential candidate Jon Huntsman, the Republican former governor of Utah and President Obama's most recent ambassador to China, used a commencement address at the University of South Carolina to defend his service to the Democratic president.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 12:40pm

Cain Might Jump Into 2012 Fray

Just a day after stealing the show at a Republican debate in Greenville, S.C., Herman Cain seems to be inching closer to an official run for the GOP nomination for president.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 12:40pm

PICTURES: The Political Appeal of the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby, the first jewel in U.S. horseracing's Triple Crown, is well known for its mint-julep-drinking, fancy-hat-wearing, high-society crowd, not mention celebrities of all stripes. But, through the years, the Derby has provided a stage for the politcal set as well: from presidential contenders to the president himself. Take a look through some of the notable race attendees.

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 10:40am

Hillary's Sneeze: Did Allergens or Bias Provoke It?

Will it ever be safe for women leaders to quit pretending they're one of the boys?

Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2011 - 8:40am

White House Calls for End to Violence in Syria

The White House on Friday called for a stronger international approach for dealing with Syria, unless the violent government crackdowns see a "significant change," White House press secreaty Jay Carney said in a news release.

Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 8:40pm