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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Completes His Epic Political Fall

Bob Mc­Don­nell’s only been out of of­fice for 10 days, but his post-gubernat­ori­al life is already off to a rough start.<p>On Tues­day, fed­er­al …

News International security chief said he 'burned stuff', colleague tells court

The News International director of security told one of his team he had dug a hole in his garden to "burn stuff", the phone-hacking trial has heard.<p>Robert Hernandez, who worked in security at the company, said on Monday he and Mark Hanna went for a drink in St Katharine Dock on 9 July 2011 after …

Christie: 'I don't know' when scandal ends

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was warmly received at a private event in Florida on Sunday on his first major political outing since a traffic scandal hit his administration, attendees told POLITICO — but he said he didn’t know when the so-called Bridgegate controversy would end.<p>The Republican and …

N.J. Lieutenant Governor Denies Holding Sandy Funds Hostage

By Ellen Wulfhorst<p>NEW YORK, Jan 20 (Reuters) - New Jersey's lieutenant governor on Monday denied a claim by the mayor of Hoboken that Governor Chris Christie's administration linked release of Superstorm Sandy relief funds to approval of a Hoboken development project.<p>Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer has …

Edward Snowden 'may have been working with Russia'

<b>US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden may have collaborated with Russia, the chairman of the US House Intelligence Committee has alleged.</b><p>"I believe there's a reason he ended up in the hands, the loving arms, of an agent in Moscow," Rep Mike Rogers told CBS's "Face the Nation" programme.<p>Mr Rogers …

Sarah Palin: Obama should stop 'playing race card'

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin criticized President Obama on Monday and invoked Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.<p>"Mr. President, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and all who commit to ending any racial divide, no more playing the race card," Palin wrote on her Facebook page on …

White House taps Magic Johnson, Alonzo Mourning to promote ObamaCare

The Obama administration has turned to two basketball legends in the hope of driving young people to enroll in ObamaCare before the March 31 deadline.<p>USA Today reported that Magic Johnson and Alonzo Mourning will appear in ads touting Healthcare.gov that will begin airing Thursday and be broadcast …

Congress offers glimmer of hope for incandescent lightbulb

The House's passage of a $1.1 trillion spending bill Wednesday that dictates the budgets for all federal agencies may be a desperately needed lifeline for the lightbulb.<p>The bill includes a prohibition on funding for “the administration’s onerous ‘lightbulb’ standard,” as Appropriations Committee …

Veterans group founder says budget deal is a 'total betrayal' by lawmakers

The founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Wednesday the $1.1 trillion spending bill waiting final approval in the Senate is a “total betrayal” of veterans, as it includes a cut to their retirement benefits.<p>Paul Rieckhoff said on “The Kelly File” the budget …

Budget deal to keep Saturday mail

WASHINGTON — The $1.1 trillion budget plan to fund the government contains a provision that will cheer people who like their weekend mail delivery.<p>The measure says six-day delivery would continue, meaning the U.S. Postal Service won't be able to cut Saturday mail. The provision also says rural mail …

Senate blocks jobless aid

The Senate blocked two separate proposals to revive emergency unemployment benefits that expired in December, all but killing the prospects of reviving jobless aid for now.<p>The chamber voted 52-48 to reject a bill that would have extended benefits through November and pay for it by extending the …

Federal judge rules Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that Oklahoma’s voter-approved ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, raising the prospect of a widening battle against similar provisions in other conservative states.<p>Terence Kern, a senior district judge, ruled that Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriages or civil unions …

Google Is Building Robots. These Demos Show Them At Work.

The company that gave us Android is developing androids.<p>Yes, Google is building robots. And not just self-driving cars, which, of course, are technically robots, but humanoids that can walk around and make cow eyes at you.<p>It will probably be a while before anyone sees a Googlebot walking the …

Rare Weather Phenomenon Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence, called a temperature inversion, caused everyone, including rangers, to flock to the rim to take …