Maybe the polls that keep showering President Obama with good news won't matter much after all. A political firm with ties to the Willard Romney campaign, and practically ever other important GOP campaign in recent years, is in trouble for submitting suspicious voter registration forms in counties all over Florida.
Nowadays, Willard Romney talks about smog and oil drilling with a glint in his eye. But back when he was just a centrist governor who wasn't pandering to conservatives, he used to talk the same way about environmental-type things: cap-and-trade, energy-efficient cars, fines for polluters.
Did you know that Willard Romney is proud of his Scrooge McDuck fortune? Did you also know that some people think that makes him a doddering, out-of-touch, Thurston Howell III-style jerk?
When Barry met Mitty! Actually, in this story about how little the two candidates actually know one another personally, it's not clear that's ever really happened.
The most important thing in this profile on the savvy politicking behind the rise of China's presumptive new leader, Xi Jinping: "His full name is pronounced Shee Jin-ping."
Immigration authorities, in deportation cases, will now treat same-sex partners like relatives—a way to get around the bigoted federal Defense of Marriage Act.
In a first for the United States, California has just banned the use of so-called gay conversion "therapy" against kids younger than 18.
Bombs across Iraq, targeting Shiite Muslim communities, have left more than two-dozen people dead. The war we started 10 years ago and pretended to end two years ago is clearly winding down.
In the other war we started almost a generation ago and just can't quit, two Afghan security types and two Americans died in another "insider" infiltration attack by the Taliban.
Awful week for Justin Bieber. Days after brain cancer killed his 6-year-old wife, the Canadian pop star threw up on stage during a performance in Arizona. He says he drank too much milk before going on. Aw.
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