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In The Iditarod Race, ‘Pee Pants’ Get An Endurance Test

In The Iditarod Race, ‘Pee Pants’ Get An Endurance TestIt will take more than a week for Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which began Sunday, to cover nearly 1,000 miles. But every minute counts — and several mushers are trying out special pants that allow them to race without stopping for bathroom breaks.

China Accuses U.S. Of Hacking Military Sites

China Accuses U.S. Of Hacking Military SitesChina's answer to accusations of cyber-espionage against the U.S.? The Americans are doing it to us, too.

Man Killed By Shark Off New Zealand Beach

Man Killed By Shark Off New Zealand BeachAuthorities think it was a great white shark that was responsible for a fatal attack on a swimmer Wednesday off a beach near Auckland, New Zealand — the first such incident in at least four years.

John Kerry To German Students: Americans Have ‘Right To Be Stupid’

John Kerry To German Students: Americans Have ‘Right To Be Stupid’In his first foreign trip as Secretary of State, John Kerry defended America's civil liberties during his talk with German students.

Body In California Cabin Is Positively Identified As Ex-Cop Christopher Dorner

Body In California Cabin Is Positively Identified As Ex-Cop Christopher DornerThe San Bernardino sheriff said today that the charred body found in a cabin at the Big Bear mountain resort was that of alleged cop killer Christopher Dorner, the AP reports.

In Tied Race, Candidate’s Wife Didn’t Vote

Bobby McDonald of Walton, Ky., thought he had a good shot at winning a seat on the city council, so he let his wife sleep past closing time at the polls.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Florida’s Most Populous County Finishes Vote Count

Florida’s Most Populous County Finishes Vote CountIt only took two extra days, but Florida's Miami-Dade County has finished counting votes in the presidential election. But as of Thursday afternoon, three other large counties were still tabulating.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Rape Comment Hangs Over Senate Race In Indiana

Rape Comment Hangs Over Senate Race In IndianaSince Republican Richard Mourdock made a controversial comment about rape, his opponent has been trying to pick up the voters Mourdock may have lost. But not everyone has turned away from him. Meanwhile, outside money has been pouring in.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

‘For Whom Will You Vote?’ May Be Wrong Question

‘For Whom Will You Vote?’ May Be Wrong QuestionIt's the question most pollsters ask. But one political economist says there's a better one to ask if you want to predict a candidate's fate.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us