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How to Measure Success at the Climate Change Summit

A parade of more than 120 heads of state--including President Obama--will pledge their commitment to tackling rising emissions at Tuesday's United Nations climate change summit.

Bitcoin, the Greatest Scam of All Time?

Frank Abagnale, con-artist extraordinaire of Catch Me If You Can fame, says the cryptocurrency is "a way to rob people of their life savings."

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How a Supercomputer in Houston is Helping to Secure America's Energy Future

The world's largest commercial research supercomputer now sits in a three-story, space-age building in Houston. The global energy company BP paid a hefty price for this technol...

How Soon We Forget the Veteran Who Attacked the White House

The story behind Friday's intrusion: a VA system failing millions like Omar J. Gonzalez.

With National Security Emerging as Top Issue, Candidates Adjust Strategies

In Arkansas, Democrats thought Tom Cotton's hawkishness would be a major vulnerability. Now, it's a late-breaking asset.

Reactions to the Scottish Referendum, in Photos

After a referendum campaign that was too close to call right up until voting began, reactions came swiftly Friday morning when it was announced that Scotland would remain in th...

The Emergence of Hillary Clinton, 2014 Cheerleader

In a speech at the DNC's Women's Leadership Conference, Clinton brought her economic pitch to the midterms.

Lessons Learned: U.S. Secessionist Groups Reflect on the Scottish Referendum

Far from discouraged, some groups are excited by the momentum generated by Scotland's independence movement. Others smell conspiracy overseas.

Possible Rules Change Could Punish Boehner Dissidents

Plan floated to strip committee slots from members who rebel during floor vote for speaker.

A Political Ad Has Turned to Tinder, Because That's Where the Millennials Are

A new ad from Generation Opportunity urges Colorado voters to "swipe left" on Sen. Mark Udall.

Joe Biden: 'The NFL Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet'

Speaking at a conference Friday, the vice president was equal measures somber and feisty.

Republicans Airing Ads Attacking Democrats as Being Soft on Terrorism

The chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee says expect more national security-themed ads to come.

Scotland Just Voted to Stay in the U.K. Now What?

Fifty-five percent of Scottish voters chose to reject independence. But Scotland won't be the same.

High Tech

The Greater D.C. area is more like Silicon Valley than you think.

Making Recess Count

In an election year, there's no rest for vulnerable incumbents like Rodney Davis.

Is Cathy McMorris Rodgers More Than a Token?

Her social-media and tech efforts are meant to boost the GOP, but will the highest-ranking woman in the House find the motivation to boost herself?

How Politics Breaks Our Brains, and How We Can Put Them Back Together

We're partisans by nature, and once we pick a side we see the world in red or blue.

Razor-Thin Lead for the GOP

Democrats have slightly increased their chances of holding on to the Senate, so Republicans need to ensure red states stay red.

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How to Measure Success at the Climate Change Summit

A parade of more than 120 heads of state--including President Obama--will pledge their commitment to tackling rising emissions at Tuesday's United Nations climate change summit.

Bitcoin, the Greatest Scam of All Time?

Frank Abagnale, con-artist extraordinaire of Catch Me If You Can fame, says the cryptocurrency is "a way to rob people of their life savings."

Sponsor Content

How a Supercomputer in Houston is Helping to Secure America's Energy Future

The world's largest commercial research supercomputer now sits in a three-story, space-age building in Houston. The global energy company BP paid a hefty price for this technol...

How Soon We Forget the Veteran Who Attacked the White House

The story behind Friday's intrusion: a VA system failing millions like Omar J. Gonzalez.

With National Security Emerging as Top Issue, Candidates Adjust Strategies

In Arkansas, Democrats thought Tom Cotton's hawkishness would be a major vulnerability. Now, it's a late-breaking asset.

Reactions to the Scottish Referendum, in Photos

After a referendum campaign that was too close to call right up until voting began, reactions came swiftly Friday morning when it was announced that Scotland would remain in th...

The Emergence of Hillary Clinton, 2014 Cheerleader

In a speech at the DNC's Women's Leadership Conference, Clinton brought her economic pitch to the midterms.

Lessons Learned: U.S. Secessionist Groups Reflect on the Scottish Referendum

Far from discouraged, some groups are excited by the momentum generated by Scotland's independence movement. Others smell conspiracy overseas.

Possible Rules Change Could Punish Boehner Dissidents

Plan floated to strip committee slots from members who rebel during floor vote for speaker.

A Political Ad Has Turned to Tinder, Because That's Where the Millennials Are

A new ad from Generation Opportunity urges Colorado voters to "swipe left" on Sen. Mark Udall.

Joe Biden: 'The NFL Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet'

Speaking at a conference Friday, the vice president was equal measures somber and feisty.

Republicans Airing Ads Attacking Democrats as Being Soft on Terrorism

The chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee says expect more national security-themed ads to come.

Scotland Just Voted to Stay in the U.K. Now What?

Fifty-five percent of Scottish voters chose to reject independence. But Scotland won't be the same.

Is Cathy McMorris Rodgers More Than a Token?

Her social-media and tech efforts are meant to boost the GOP, but will the highest-ranking woman in the House find the motivation to boost herself?

How Politics Breaks Our Brains, and How We Can Put Them Back Together

We're partisans by nature, and once we pick a side we see the world in red or blue.

Razor-Thin Lead for the GOP

Democrats have slightly increased their chances of holding on to the Senate, so Republicans need to ensure red states stay red.

The Volatile Senate

Control of the upper chamber hasn't been this unsteady since the post-Civil War era.

Pelosi's Power on the Line in Committee Leadership Race

Two veteran House Democrats are vying for top seat on Energy and Commerce—one endorsed by the minority leader and one by the minority whip.

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