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Breaking down the GOP's Super Tuesday map

A state-by-state look at the day that will define the rest of the Republican primary.<p>Super Tuesday could cripple every Republican presidential candidate not named Donald Trump.<p>The best-case scenario for Trump would put him far ahead of his rivals in the race for delegates, and polls have him …

Government

Carson signals exit, U.S. Republicans grapple with Trump victories

(Reuters) - Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson signaled on Wednesday he was quitting the Republican presidential race, leaving three candidates facing Donald Trump as the party establishment struggled to find a way to halt the outspoken businessman.<p>Carson, a conservative who briefly led opinion polls …

Government

What Went Down On Super Tuesday

Leave a comment, and send us questions @FiveThirtyEight.<p>Micah Cohen 12:24 AM A Super Goodnight<p>That’s a wrap, everyone! It was certainly a super night …

“Beyond upset” Voting irregularities reported across the nation on Super Tuesday

Voters in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia and Texas flooded voter hotlines to complain about dysfunctional polling booths and ballots in Republican …

Government

WATCH Super Tuesday LIVE Coverage Starting at 7pm CST - Infowars.com/show » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>Tune into Infowars.com/show tonight for LIVE coverage of the Super Tuesday presidential primaries starting at 7pm CST as the results begin to roll in!</b><p>…

There's a war on for your mind!

'Our children are sitting ducks in gun-free schools...'<p>Why is Hollywood spreading hate?<p>"He is letting our children get slaughtered"<p>While certain key …

Republican leaders aren't budging on their Supreme Court plans after a meeting with Obama

"They were adamant. They said no, we are not going to do this at all. We are going to do what has never been done before," Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) told reporters at a stakeout after Tuesday's meeting, according to the White House pool report.<p>"All we want them to do is fulfill their …

Chuck Grassley
U.S. Elections

With a big Super Tuesday, Trump has the Republican nomination in his sights

Donald Trump rolled up big victories in the Northeast and across the South on Super Tuesday, taking a giant step toward clinching the GOP nomination as the contest moves to a series of stiff challenges for his beleaguered rivals.<p>Riding a wave of anger and seething frustration, Trump carried …

Government

The looming possibility of President Trump is sending shockwaves through Wall Street

A growing realization that the unpredictable New York real estate developer is in a position to win the Republican nomination and then battle Hillary Clinton for the White House in November's election has caused some investors to sell U.S. stocks. They fear having such a wild-card president could …

Republican Party

Super Tuesday results!

On Tuesday, Republican and Democratic primary voters in a combined 13 states and US territories headed to the polls and caucuses to weigh in on the 2016 race.<p>Taken together, the Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses represented the largest number of delegates up for grabs on a single day — more than …

Government

The presidential candidate who might do the most for your healthcare is not who you think

I’ve been at the hospital a lot over the past few weeks, thanks to the arrival of my newborn son.<p>As I sat in the waiting room while my wife did all the hard work, I had a lot of time to watch the staff coming and going.<p>Something that stuck out to me was the numbers of Porsches and other fancy …

Apple, the FBI, and the Internet of Things: Your whole house is open to attack

The unfolding showdown between Apple and the<p>FBIis almost invariably depicted in terms of the security and privacy of your smartphone.<p>That's a huge mistake. What really hangs in the balance is the security of every modern device in your house — your refrigerator, thermostat, home alarm system, even …

Privacy

Alan Greenspan hasn't been optimistic about America in a long time

In an interview with Bloomberg TV's Tom Keene and Mike McKee on Tuesday, the former Federal Reserve chair laid out an uncertain and downbeat view of the US economy.<p>McKee asked if Greenspan thought that financial markets were right by signaling trouble for the economy.<p>"Yep," said Greenspan. "We're …

Alan Greenspan

Cisco Just Spent Millions on This Hot Cloud Startup

Cisco’s acquisition spree continues to roll in 2016.<p>The networking giant said on Tuesday that it will pay $260 million for cloud computing startup …

The director of the FBI just admitted that a 'mistake was made' with the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone

Comey and the FBI are seeking to force Apple to build custom software to access encrypted data on a terrorist's iPhone.<p>New York Democrat Jerrold Nadler asked Comey about whether the San Bernardino iPhone had its iCloud password changed, preventing the device from backing up to accessible Apple …

Privacy

The FBI would be able to monitor everybody’s entire lives if Apple is forced to unlock terrorist’s iPhone, judge says

If the US government is allowed to force Apple to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone then our entire lives could come under surveillance, a judge has …

The FBI Is at War With Apple Because It Couldn’t Change Wiretap Law

When politicians talk about legislating encryption, what they’re really talking about is lawful surveillance.<p>In 2013, the FBI tried to change a law called CALEA.<p>The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act was passed in 1994. It required telecom companies to build so-called "backdoors" …

Privacy

Future of U.S. solar threatened in nationwide fight over incentives

Los Angeles (Reuters) - Two sun-drenched U.S. states have lately come to very different conclusions on a controversial solar power incentive essential to the industry’s growth.<p>In California, regulators voted in January to preserve so-called net metering, which requires utilities to purchase surplus …

Solar Power

Trump closes in on Super Tuesday romp

As a stunning victory looms, top Republicans are split between those ready to accommodate and others starting to panic.<p>Donald Trump is poised for sweeping nationwide wins on Super Tuesday, solidifying his position as the Republican front-runner and intensifying the pressure on his struggling …

Republicans
Republicans

Ind. gov can't block aid to Syrian refugees, judge says

INDIANAPOLIS — A federal judge overrode Gov. Mike Pence’s attempt to stop Syrian refugee resettlement in Indiana, issuing a preliminary injunction Monday that the state immediately contested.<p>At question is whether Pence has the authority to stop federal dollars that flow through the state to help …

Is there a link between free trade and war?

People who have read my posts in the past two years might have noticed that I discussed several times the origins of World War I (here and here and …

Economics

Violence in the West Bank after Waze led Israeli soldiers into Palestinian danger zone

A battle broke out just outside of Jerusalem Monday after GPS mapping app Waze led Israeli soldiers into the Kalandia Palestinian refugee camp.<p>According to several reports, two armed soldiers from the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) Okets unit were traveling in a military vehicle along a route they …

National Parks

4 things to consider before you vote for any presidential candidate

When any American enters the voting booth, he (or she) is free to cast his private ballot for any candidate he favors. On the surface, this seems …

How This New Drone Can Track Your Every Move

Drones can already follow professional snowboarders as they speed down a slope or keep up with mountain bikers racing through rocky terrain. But …

The US auto industry is defying talk of a recession

For the Detroit Big Three, both Ford and Chrysler have notched big year-over-year improvements from February 2015 (20% and 12%, respectively).<p>General Motors was left out of the party, with a slight sales decline. Trucks and SUVs continue to keep the sales pace well above 17 million for the year, on …

Markets

15 Protests That Helped Expose Trump's Dangerous Threat to Democracy

Donald Trump has built a platform for himself on unabashed statements that spread fear and perpetuate hate, and his message continues to resonate with Americans. He's bragged that his supporters would stand loyal even if Trump attempted murder in the middle of 5th Avenue. And his campaign has gone …