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Senate Committee Hearing on Ethics Report Disappoints

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

For anyone hoping the Justice Department would commit to further investigations that the White House instructed its lawyers to find legal justifications for torture, today was a disappointment.

Homeland Security Demands Better Analysts, Not Just Better Data

Mary Shannon Little | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Shannon Little

The solution to improving our intelligence gathering is not installing better software, but ensuring that people performing these tasks have real investigative experience.

Bin Laden Claims Responsibility For Flight 253 Christmas Day Bombing Attempt

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Osama bin Laden endorsed the failed attempt to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day and threatened new attacks against the United St...

Underwear Bomber Got Through Because Of Software Flaws: Obama

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Crappy government software -- and failure to use that software right -- almost got 289 people killed in the botched Christmas day bombing....

Obama Calls on Conan O'Brien to Offer Support

Nathan Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Nathan Harden

Hi Conan. Yeah, it's me. And please, call me Barack. I've been watching the news, and I see it isn't going so well for you. So I've called to offer my support -- from one "O" to another. You feel me?

Equating Reid and Lott Is Flat-Out Wrong and Just the Latest Republican Game

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

While Trent Lott could technically support and advocate segregationist policies as majority leader, what policy would Reid be in danger of furthering, based on his statement? None. That's the difference.