- ‘Tis the Season: London florist creates $4.6 million Christmas wreath
- No tailgating allowed at Super Bowl XLVIII
- Pentagon to transport African troops to Central African Republic
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend’s shopping jumps to his death
- Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
- Pope Francis: A nun saved my life
- Israeli P.M. Netanyahu backs out of Mandela funeral
- Elian Gonzalez makes first trip outside Cuba since custody battle
- U.S., British intelligence agents enter online sci-fi world to spy on gamers
- Sarah Palin to host the outdoors show ‘Amazing America’
Poll: Perry’s ratings down as governor after failed run
The telephone survey of 806 Texans conducted Jan. 21 to 24 was paid for by a group of Texas’ largest newspapers.
The poll shows 40 percent of Texans approve of the job he is doing as governor, a 10-point drop from a year ago. Another 40 percent said they disapprove.
The poll found 53 percent said they don’t want Mr. Perry to run for a fourth full term in 2014, and 45 percent said his failed campaign for president hurt Texas’ image.
Panel: Time is now to replace Nevada nuclear waste dump
A presidential commission says the United States must immediately start looking for an alternative to replace the failed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada that cost an estimated $15 billion but was never built.
The report says the government also must prepare for the eventual large-scale transportation of spent nuclear fuel from storage sites across the country to the new site or to interim storage facilities yet to be built.
The 15-member panel says the U.S. urgently needs a new strategy on nuclear waste. The battle over the Yucca Mountain site 90 miles outside Las Vegas has dragged on for three decades. The Obama administration canceled the project and cut off funding for it.
The commission says local support for any nuclear storage site is crucial.
Clinton finding it ‘odd’ to be out of campaign
As secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton is barred from partisan politics, and she acknowledged that it is unusual not to be participating in this election process. But she said she is enjoying being away from the fray.
By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend's shopping jumps to his death
- CURL: Obama tells a whopper on IRS scandal
- Satanists petition for statue at Oklahoma Statehouse
- Lawmakers see 'false narrative' of Obama as a terrorist fighter
- Ted Cruz sees legal landmines ahead for Obamacare
- Obama lied about Syrian chemical attack, 'cherry-picked' intelligence: report
- MILLER: Brady Campaign says Colorado recalls due to NRA, not grassroots opposition to gun control
- Bill OReilly reminds: Nelson Mandela was a communist
- Tech companies call for an end to NSA online snooping
- MSNBC host: Obamacare a 'wealthy white men' racist word
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