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Fallout From The Filibuster Rule Change

With a historic and controversial move, Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid renders the sober Senate more like the hyperpartisan house

Bipartisan Support Boosts Gay Rights Legislation

(WASHINGTON) — Gay rights advocates — Republicans and Democrats — are newly upbeat about the prospects for Senate passage of a bill that would prohibit employers...

Fisker May Find a Second Life in Sale

It’s been a rough few years for Fisker Automotive, the defunct maker of tony electric cars. The U.S. government froze a $528 million loan back in 2011 amid...

Texas Tea Party

Experience is an asset for a booming oil region

Why Videos Aren’t the Best Way for Kids to Learn

DVDs and educational programs on TV have a growing place in helping young children to learn. But there's new evidence that they may not be as effective as old...

1 Million Children Have Left Syria, U.N. Says

The number of children who have fled Syria since the conflict began is greater than the entire of population of the state of Delaware, according to the United...

Q&A: The Secrets to Not Being a Terrible Writer

How many exclamation points are enough? Should you ever write in ALL CAPS? English professor and author Ben Yagoda promises to answer these questions and make...