China's noisy subs get busier, easier to track

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WIRED) — The military’s latest secret assessment of China’s rapidly modernizing submarines has good news and bad news for the U.S. Navy. On one hand, the roughly 60 more…

Rick Santorum getting chance at ascent?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- With 45 percent of Iowa Republican voters undecided and a roller-coaster ride about to come to a screeching stop next Tuesday with the GOP caucuses, it may be more…

Obama to name two fed board nominees

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ONLINE.WSJ) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he plans to nominate a Harvard University finance professor and a former private-equity executive to fill the two vacancies on more…

Democrat Ben Nelson retiring from Senate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska announced his retirement from the Senate Tuesday, delivering a serious blow to Democratic efforts to hold on to the majority in the more…

'Depressing': Debt, blame and 2012

by -NO AUTHOR- -- University of Virginia Professor Larry Sabato joins us to recap the year in politics and to explain why he gives everyone in Washington an "incomplete"on their report cards. more…