Senate eyes Keystone fight

Even relegated to minority party status, Senate Democrats could soon have big decisions to make on the Keystone XL pipeline. Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the first bill he’ll move once the GOP takes charge of the chamber on Tuesday is one that would authorize construction of the long-delayed pipeline. But many expect President Barack Obama would […]

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Why You Might Actually Be Taking Polaroids Again

The iconic but struggling company hasn’t given up on software It’s been six years since Polaroid announced it would no longer make film for its iconic instant-developing cameras. Those machines were wildly successful in decades past, but Polaroid was slow to respond to digital cameras, smartphones and photo-sharing apps like Flickr and Instagram. These days, most people don’t need to […]

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U.S. Sanctions North Korea Over Sony Hack

Billed as the “first aspect” of the Obama Administration’s response The United States is imposing sanctions on North Korea following last year’s devastating hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment, the White House said Friday, calling them the “first aspect of our response” to the cyberattack. President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday authorizing additional actions against the North Korean government […]

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The Fear That Haunts Peshawar

After the Taliban killed 147 people at a local school, 136 of them children, nobody in Pakistan’s frontier city feels safe Two weeks after a Taliban attack on a local school killed 147 people, 136 of them children, the Pakistani city of Peshawar is still raw with grief and fear. The capital city of the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (or the […]

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