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Nexus 7 finds Apple napping

Google has beat Apple at its own Retina-display-thumping game. Meet the Nexus 7, the eye-popping 323-pixels-per-inch wonder.<p>It is, in a way, the (rumored) iPad Mini Retina wrapped in Android 4.3.<p>Here's the deal: If you can find most of the apps you need on Google's Play Store and would like a small …

Nexus 7

The 14 Most Innovative Gadgets Of All Time

Wireless high-speed Internet everywhere? We're getting close thanks to LTE.<p>Cars that drive themselves? Google is working on it. Appliances that sync with your smartphone? Thanks, Nest.<p>We put together what we think are the best examples of gadgets that brought us into the future or are now showing …

NC Moves Ahead with Voting Crackdown

In order to limit the votes of their political opponents, North Carolina Republicans – freed up from the restrictions of the Voting Rights Act are …

Christie slams Paul as “dangerous”

Paul’s war with the neoconservative wing of the GOP explodes in the first volley of the 2016 campaign<p>The simmering intra-GOP war on foreign policy escalated yesterday when New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who could face off against Rand Paul in a 2016 GOP presidential primary, slammed the Kentucky …

The right’s dumbest plot yet: Groundswell

Forward thinkers Ginni Thomas and John Bolton make their own super-cool, secret, far-right organization<p>Do you have Groundswell fever? I do! "Groundswell" is the secret organization run by cool right-wingers like Ginni Thomas and John Bolton, a group charged with winning the 30-front war on …

John Boehner's Steve King Problem

<b>The Great Orange Eunuch</b>, John Boehner, Speaker Of The House, is very vexed at the incivility and pig-ignorance evinced by the comments of Rep. Steve King of Iowa, who is presently engaged in quadrupling-down on his original stupidity regarding all the Mexicans with their cantaloupe-sized calves who …

The Senate GOP Won't Shut Down The Government Over Obamacare

The idea, from Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) is that Republicans should refuse to vote for any continuing resolution—that's the appropriation bill that Congress will have to pass to keep the government open past Sept. 30—if it contains money to implement the health care law.<p>Lee's strategy won't work …

“Ridiculous pseudo-science garbage”: Meet the GOP’s environment leaders!

How do the 8 Republicans who sit on the Senate Environment Committee feel about climate change? We break it down<p>As scientists agree that the problem of man-made climate change is getting more and more urgent, a review of their records reveals that all eight Republican senators on the Environment …

McConnell's Kentucky Challenger Gets Her Act Together

Maybe the Democrat who hopes to unseat Sen. Mitch McConnell is ready for prime time after all.<p>That's one way to view the highly polished Web video in which Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky's secretary of state, appears, employing humor, pathos, earnestness and her grandmothers to skewer the leader …

By the Numbers: Inside the GOP

A prominent Democratic pollster has embarked on a project aimed at defining the challenges for the Republican Party. Eleanor Clift explains why.<p>In an …

Sarah Palin: I Was Banned From Talking About Jeremiah Wright By The McCain Campaign

"I wasn't allowed to talk about things like that because those elitist, those who are the brainics in the GOP machine running John McCain's campaign at the time said that the media would eat us alive if we brought up these things."<p>Former vice presidential candidate and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin …

North Carolina Republicans slammed over 'suppressive' voting bill

North Carolina is set to introduce what experts say is the most "repressive" attack on the rights of African American voters in decades, barely a …

A Private University Might Have Saved Detroit

But what was distinctive about Detroit? Other cities struggled mightily to adapt to the decline of manufacturing. But only Detroit struggled mortally — at least in terms of municipal cash flow. Why do Detroit's troubles so vastly exceed not only those of Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, …

FBI Admits To Using Domestic Drones 10 Times

In a recent letter to Paul, published on the senator's website Thursday, the FBI acknowledges that it has used drones domestically in 10 cases in response to a "specific, operational need." The bureau says that, since late 2006, it has used unmanned planes for surveillance to support missions …

Obama Disputes Job Projections For Keystone XL Pipeline

"Republicans have said that this would be a big jobs generator," Obama said, according to the newspaper.<p>"There is no evidence that that's true. The most realistic estimates are this might create maybe 2,000 jobs during the construction of the pipeline, which might take a year or two, and then after …

Fringe Factor: Most Young Immigrants Are Drug Mules

Most DREAMers arrived with marijuana on their backs and more of highlights from the political fringe.<p><b>Iowa: Most Young Immigrants Are Drug Mules</b><p>How do …

Egypt: 'The injuries were very precise … the snipers were shooting to kill'

By early Saturday afternoon, there were so many corpses arriving at Cairo's Zeinhom mortuary that the street outside was blocked with a queue of …