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He was a rising star in Congress at lunchtime _ and out of office by dinner.
A fight is brewing in Mississippi over a proposal to issue specialty license plates honoring Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, who was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan.
Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. both have held low-level talks with Twitter Inc. about purchasing the privately held social networking service, according to a report published Thursday.
Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords spoke for the first time since she was shot in the forehead, her spokesman said Wednesday, yet another significant milestone in her recovery from a traumatic brain injury.
Days after Chrysler's defiant testament to the resilience of Detroit broke through the Super Bowl bluster and hype to capture the nation's attention, the two-minute-long commercial has become something of a rallying cry for battered-but-proud residents of the Motor City and its resurgent American auto industry.
A young Google executive who helped ignite Egypt's uprising energized a cheering crowd of hundreds of thousands Tuesday with his first appearance in their midst after being released from 12 days in secret detention. "We won't give up," he promised at one of the biggest protests yet in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
As an Internet entrepreneur, I am watching events in Egypt with a different perspective. What is playing out on the streets in Cairo has a strange resonance with what is playing out on the commercial Internet today.
Just a few dozen Saudi women took part in a protest to demand the release of prisoners they claim are unfairly linked to militants.
The extensive press coverage of the evolving situation in Egypt, though seeming to cover every angle from the use of social media to the nuances of the American administration's approach to the maneuverings of the Muslim Brotherhood, is overlooking one key element — the role of Egyptian workers and labor unions in the uprising.