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No equivocation from Obama's nominee for Attorney General

Investigators brought in a giant crane and a barge Friday to help pull a US Airways jetliner from the Hudson River, and survivors among the 155 people aboard recounted tales of horror and hailed the pilot as a hero who delivered them from certain death.

In one of his final moves as President of the the United States of America, President Bush had lunch with radio host, Rush Limbuagh. Limbaugh has a long history of racism, sexism and xenophobia and is not exactly the person Bush should be associating himself with if he wants to show a new tolerant face […]

Five Reasons not to buy the hype.

Police say three New Jersey siblings whose names have Nazi connotations have been placed in the custody of the state.

A California man has been arrested for arranging for his 14-year-old daughter to marry a neighbor in exchange for $16,000, 100 cases of beer and several cases of meat, police said.

A jail official says a former transit police officer who allegedly shot dead an unarmed man on an Oakland train platform on New Year’s Day has been arrested in Nevada.

Yahoo Inc. confirms that it has hired Silicon Valley veteran Carol Bartz as its new chief executive.

Sunday at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Atlanta, Al Sharpton gave a sermon strongly condemning churches support of Prop 8.

From The Opinionator at The New York Times: <span class="italic">Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee for secretary of state, appears today before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The NY Times Op-Ed page asked 10 experts to pose the questions they would like to hear Senator Clinton answer.</span>

Secretary of State-designate Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed Tuesday to renew U.S. leadership through a “smart power” mix of diplomacy and defense.

Rumors are swirling that former head of AOL Time Warner Dick Parsons will be asked to be Obama’s new Secretary of Commerce. Check out the latest on the controversy here: