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Watch Six Months of Fracking Fires Blaze Across the Country

A new map pinpoints the location of fires caused by natural gas burn-off at drill sites. 

Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 8:05am

AT&T to FCC: Give the TV Stations What They Want

The cell-phone carrier wants the agency to cave rather than delay an auction of valuable airwaves.

Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 7:39am

Soros, Steyer Spend Big in Bid to Rescue Democrats' Majority

Financial reports filed this week detail the people—almost all of them men—who gave the most money to super PACs last month.

Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:00am

The Senate's Scattershot Approach to Ferguson

Lawmakers are pursuing a subcommittee hearing, a bill, and review of a Defense program, but nothing is expected to pass when senators return in September.

Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:00am

How to Win a Party Convention: Hotel Rooms, Big Money—and Swag

From fireworks shows to dinner at the mayoral mansion, cities trying to host the 2016 conventions have pulled out all the stops.

Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:00am

Chuck Hagel: ISIS Is 'Beyond Anything' the U.S. Has Seen

Obama administration officials signal a lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq to fight the extremist group.

Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 4:54pm

Florida Redistricting Fight Spawns a Lawmaker's Legal-Expense Fund

GOP Rep. Daniel Webster established the fund this month.

Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 3:58pm

Eric Holder’s Challenge in Ferguson

The attorney general is caught between his roles as a civil-rights advocate and a dispassionate seeker of justice.

Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 2:01pm

Watch a Drone Dump Water on Someone for the Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS awareness campaign has a new remotely controlled ally.

Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 1:10pm

Why Are Women-Owned Businesses So Small?

Women own 30 percent of privately owned businesses but generate just 11 percent of sales, according to federal statistics.

Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:54pm