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GOP Presidential wannabes rush to the right

Republican Presidential contenders face a dilemma. If they want to win the nomination, they need to drift to the right to appeal to the extreme...

Where’s Sarah? Palin is a no show at Gettyburg

So what's going on with Sarah Palin? First she tried to steal the thunder of hundreds of thousands of bikers at the annual Rolling Thunder...

Bikers to Palin: ‘Go home bitch”

Sarah Palin tried to bring her carnival sideshow to the annual Rolling Thunder Ride to the Wall Sunday but the bikers quickly put her...

The sounds of thunder

He snapped awake at 0500, a full 30 minutes before the alarm was set to go off. For more than 30 years, he had been waking up at 5 a.m. It didn't matter which time zone he was in or even if it was daylight savings time. When the big hand was on the 12 and the little one on the five, he was awake.

GOP Presidential race starts to heat up

The still unsettled race for the Republican nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in 2012 is getting more interesting. After months of resisting calls to...

Obama signs four-year extension of Patriot Act

Congress on Thursday passed a four-year extension of post-Sept. 11 powers to search records and conduct roving wiretaps in pursuit of terrorists. Votes taken...

Judge voids Wisconsin union-busting law

A Wisconsin judge on Thursday voided a controversial Republican-backed law restricting the collective bargaining rights of public sector unions in the state. Dane County Judge...

GOP presidential wannabes flip-flop on global warming

For Republican presidential contenders who once supported combatting global warming, the race is heating up. Faced with an activist right wing that questions the...

Unemployment applications increase

More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the first increase in three weeks and evidence that the job market is still sluggish. The number...

Google, PayPal go after each other

Google Inc. hopes to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards,...