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Element of the week: francium | video

This week's element is francium, which has the symbol <b>Fr</b> and the atomic number <b>87</b>.<p>Francium is a highly radioactive alkali metal that is vanishingly …

Scientists call for action to tackle CO2 levels

<b>Scientists are calling on world leaders to take action on climate change after carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere broke through a symbolic threshold.</b><p>Daily CO2 readings at a US government agency lab on Hawaii have topped 400 parts per million for the first time.<p>Sir Brian Hoskins, the head of …

Sebelius pitches health industry

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has stepped up her pitch to health law stakeholders to chip in on Obamacare outreach and enrollment efforts, administration officials confirmed Friday.<p>“Part of our mission is to help uninsured Americans take advantage of new, quality, affordable insurance options …

Nazi Jihadist Emerson Begolly's Sentencing Hit By Sequestration

WASHINGTON -- The harsh furloughs being faced by federal public defenders because of sequestration are having an impact on the bizarre case of a 20-something Pennsylvania man who dressed as a Nazi as a teenager before getting involved in jihadist forums online.<p>Emerson Begolly, who allegedly said he …

Paul talks Clinton, Benghazi in Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The battle over Benghazi has come to Iowa, colliding head-on with the earliest phase of the 2016 presidential race.<p>On a campaign-style visit to the first-in-the-nation caucus state Friday, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul sharply and repeatedly accused former Secretary of State Hillary …

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The Most Convincing Explanation For The White House's Benghazi Debacle

The release of 12 versions of Benghazi talking points Friday by ABC News reveals that the Obama administration and the State Department heavily edited the talking points to remove references to Al Qaeda-linked groups, as well as to the CIA's previous warnings about the extremist threat in Libya.<p>The …

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IRS's Tea Party Scrutiny Adds To Conservatives' Case Against Obama

Benghazi move over, make room for IRS-gate.<p>As if the Obama administration's conservative critics didn't have enough fodder with last year's attacks on a U.S. Consulate that killed four Americans, now comes Friday's startling revelation that Internal Revenue Service workers between 2010 and 2012 …

Remainders: 'Bamboozled'

Obama begins another health care push (POLITICO || Jennifer Epstein)<p>The IRS apologizes for targeting conservative groups (POLITICO || Byron Tau, Lauren French and Tarini Parti)<p>The president lost some 2.4 million young voters in 2012 (Yahoo News || Rachel Rose Hartman)<p>The White House and GOP might …

IRS under siege with no friends

The IRS doesn’t have many friends on a good day. By Friday evening, the agency seemed to have none at all.<p>A steady stream of criticism directed at the IRS in recent weeks exploded with the disclosure that the agency targeted about 75 conservative groups for extra review because they included the …

Benghazi blame game between CIA, State Dept. - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> good evening. it is now clear that a lot of things influence what the obama administration said about the attack on september 11 of this past year on the u.s. consulate in benghazi , libya. the attack raged for hours. in the end there were four dead. quotes gathered from government e-mails …

The Unemployment Rate Is Much Higher Than They Tell You

The 7.5% US unemployment rate, at its lowest level since 2008, seems to be telling a story of slow-but-steady recovery after the Great Recession and Financial Crisis.<p>Unfortunately, the bulk of evidence suggests the "real" jobless rate is far higher. As the U-3 rate has fallen, so has the labor …

Alarm as CO2 passes threshold

The amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere passed a symbolic milestone last week, reaching levels that haven’t prevailed on the Earth since long before human civilization began.<p>The long-expected announcement Friday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — that CO 2 …

California Gets a New Democrat: Defection of Recent Rising Star Among Latest Signs of Further GOP Decline

One of the strangest things about California over the past decade is how little impact Arnold Schwarzenegger's two landslide wins for the governorship had on the Republican Party. Instead of a right-wing party moving more toward the center, the GOP became instead, after some perfunctory …

Zuckerberg group loses heavy hitters

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us group is losing some of its Silicon Valley heavyweights following its ad push backing Republican lawmakers.<p>Elon Musk, the co-founder of Tesla Motors, is no longer affiliated with the group, a Tesla spokeswoman said. She declined further comment.<p>Also leaving the …

Clinton remains GOP focus as administration defends Benghazi talking points

Continuing questions over the Obama administration’s handling of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi are prompting a fresh round of scrutiny aimed at the State Department and its former head Hillary Clinton, with critics questioning Clinton’s leadership and …

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Mark Zuckerberg's Group Loses High-Profile Backers Elon Musk, David Sacks

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire eco-entrepreneur Elon Musk announced on Friday that he was quitting Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's immigration advocacy group, upset over its controversial political strategy.<p>Fwd.us told The Huffington Post that a second funder also had decided to withdraw. Several …