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u.s. election


U.S. cap and trade looks out of reach in 2010

Copenhagen Accord's lack of emissions targets will make it difficult for lawmakers to argue that the U.S. should have a cap while China and other big polluters do not.

By December 22, 2009


DNA helps link Obama and Senator-elect Brown

In 2008, Obama was linked to seven former U.S. presidents, including both Bushes. Now he's linked to the very man who removed his filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.

By January 29, 2010


Blog news coverage differs from mainstream press

As more people get their news from social networks and the blogosphere, a new survey finds differing agendas and news coverage from social-media sites versus those from traditional press outlets.

By May 25, 2010


Jury convicts Palin e-mail hacker on two counts

Tennessee jury convicts 22-year-old son of a Democratic politician of hacking into Sarah Palin's Yahoo e-mail account when she was a U.S. vice presidential candidate.

By April 30, 2010


Hugo Chavez to take his fight to Twitter?

The Venezuelan leader decides he must "wage the battle online" by becoming a microblogger. Will he "break records for numbers of followers," as predicted?

By April 27, 2010


Net usage spikes after U.S. Airways plane crash

People looking for news and information about the crash into the Hudson River caused a big spike in Internet traffic.

By January 16, 2009


Google-China flap spurs federal plan to bypass censors

Members of Congress announce the Global Internet Freedom Caucus and a bill to spend federal dollars on research to "defeat Internet suppression and censorship."

By March 9, 2010


John Kerry says compromise climate bill coming

Contrary to what he called "conventional wisdom," the Massachusetts Democrat says a bipartisan climate change bill will emerge soon in the U.S. Senate.

By February 26, 2010


Google Trends shows U.S. searchers prefer free food to candidates

Stats junkies--get your fix over at Google's hot trends page, where you can track what people are searching for (mostly politics) as Tuesday's election results progress.

By November 4, 2008


Is clean tech China's moon shot?

The global race to develop clean tech is shaping up to be a contest between Chinese-style capitalism and the U.S. and Europe's more market-oriented approach.

By January 28, 2010