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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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