politics

the route of the problem: nebraska and the keystone xl pipeline

In the long-stretching debate over the Keystone XL Pipeline project, Nebraska lies at the heart. Pipeline developer TransCanada has proposed a new route to alleviate environmental concerns in the state — a path environmentalists say is just as destructive as the original plan. Read more behind the cut, or at The Daily, where this article […] Read more…

cyberspace war: hackers strike feds after megaupload bust

By Kase Wickman and Luke Kummer Swizz Beatz just got the U.S. Justice Department taken off line. Amid the powder keg of controversy inspired by new antipiracy legislation in Congress, a match was struck yesterday: The popular file-sharing site MegaUpload — linked to big-name rapper/producer Swizz Beatz, the husband of singer Alicia Keys — was […] Read more…

the cain train’s final stop

On Dec. 3, 2011, former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain announced that he would suspend his campaign for the 2012 Republican nomination. Six turbulent months of pizza jokes, staff shakeups, poll peaks and valleys and sexual harassment claims: Cain’s campaign, once a joke in political circles, turned out to be quite the thrillride. Below, see […] Read more…