Climategate distracts at Copenhagen – - POLITICO.com

COPENHAGEN — “Climategate” has muddied the good green message that was supposed to come out of the United Nations climate change talks here, forcing leaders to spend time justifying the science behind global warming when they want to focus on ending it. Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin stirred the pot Wednesday with a […]

Poll: Narrow majority support Obama’s Afghan strategy – USATODAY.com

WASHINGTON — A narrow majority of Americans support President Obama’s revamped strategy on Afghanistan, according to a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken Wednesday, but there are broad concerns that the costs of the war will sap the government’s ability to address problems facing the nation at home. via Poll: Narrow majority support Obama’s Afghan strategy – […]

Accused Fort Hood shooter to face 32 counts of attempted murder – CNN.com

Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, the alleged shooter in the Fort Hood massacre, will face an additional 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder, Army officials said Wednesday. Hasan, a U.S. Army psychiatrist, already has been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder for the 13 people who were fatally shot at the Army post on November […]