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ET, Are You Home? Scientists Search 86 Planets For Life | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.12.2011 | Weird News

As scientists suggest they're close to discovering the first habitable planet beyond our own, 86 individual planets are now being scanned for signs of...

Story Time with Robert C. Byrd

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

I know well that Robert Byrd's past was not perfect, and I cannot account for this. What I can say is as follows: he seemed to be a good man when I knew him.

Robert C. Byrd & Dear Abby: Van Buren Suggested He Do Male Modeling

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Late Senator Robert C. Byrd could have had a different career if he'd listened to Dear Abby, the Washington Post reports. While cleaning up Byrd's off...

The Last Time Byrd's Record Was Broken

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

Today, Senator Robert C. Byrd broke the record of a one-time colleague as the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history. Let's put his long run into perspective.

10 Senate Dems Send Obama Warning Letter about Climate Bill

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A group of 10 moderate Democrats sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday saying that they will not support any domestic climate change bill that ...

Dems Plan For Byrd "Contingencies"

West Virginia Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Robert C. Byrd's state of health has prompted some quiet, behind-the-scenes discussions in the event the senator is unable to return to office. ...

2006 West Virginia Senate General Election:
Raese (R) vs Byrd (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WV-Sen: Raese vs Byrd