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Donnelly: I'm Not Running Against Lugar

Rep. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) is running for the Senate in Indiana, but he said Monday he's not running against Sen. Richard Lugar (R).

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 5:40pm

10 Jobs Facts About the Market

Last Friday, news about the Labor Department's unemployment rate and payroll job growth measures dominated news coverage, as they do so reliably when they're released once a month. They are highly imperfect and volatile indicators, though, and leave much unsaid. Here, we've tried to flesh out the picture with details that often get short shrift. Together, they bring into sharp relief the present frailty of the American labor market. Scroll through to see:

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 5:40pm

Hasidic Newspaper Defends Airbrushing Hillary Clinton Out of Photo

On Friday, the Brooklyn-based Hasidic newspaper Di Tzeitung ran the now-famous photo of President Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and others in the White House Situation Room. Just one problem: In Di Tzeitung's version, Hillary Clinton wasn't there.

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 5:40pm

Bin Laden's Last Tape Threatens New Attacks if U.S. Continues to Support Israel

In what is reported to be his last missive, Osama bin Laden threatened President Obama with renewed attacks as long as the U.S. continues to support Israel. Just one week later, the al-Qaida leader was killed at the hands of a covert team of Navy SEALs while hiding in his million-dollar compound in Pakistan.

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 5:40pm

Congressman Schock Flaunts His Abs for Your Health

Most people struggle to have a full-time job and six-pack abs at the same time. But the waxed and tan Rep. Aaron Schock is trying to lead by example, to encourage Americans to live a healthier lifestyle by exposing his washboard tummy on the cover of the June issue of Men's Health. Unlike so many of us hunched and bloated office drones, the good congressman has his bikini body ready for summer vacation.

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 5:40pm

Today's e-Reads, updated: A parking app, and Google's letters

Internal emails from Google made public by a Massachusetts state court shed light on the company's strategy for Android.

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 5:40pm

Rockefeller Privacy Bill Encourages but Doesn't Require 'Do-Not-Track'

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., introduced his promised “do-not-track” privacy bill and gained the support of a range of consumer groups, but the legislation falls short of requiring do-not-track options.

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 4:40pm

Arizona Governor Plans to Take Immigration Ruling to Supreme Court

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has decided to appeal to the Supreme Court to overturn the injunction placed on SB 1070, the state's controversial immigration law. Earlier today, the governor's spokesman informed CNN of her potential legal options.

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 3:40pm

U.S. to Press China on Human Rights Issues in Washington

As U.S. and Chinese officials meet in Washington, the Obama administration will continue to press China on human rights issues, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Monday amid concerns about a spate of recent arrests and clampdown on Chinese dissenters.

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 3:40pm

A Look at Who's FOIAing the Bin Laden Death Photo

While the debate over President Obama's decision to withhold Osama bin Laden's postmortem photograph continues, a number of news agencies and advocacy groups are attempting to release the government's photo and video evidence via a Freedom of Information Act request. Here's a look at who those actors are:

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2011 - 3:40pm