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Backroom Primary: Decisive Superdelegates in Pa.
Whatever happens in Pennsylvania's April 22 primary, it is the superdelegates nationwide who will likely decide who gets the Democratic presidential nomination. Three committed superdelegates from the Keystone State shared their views on the race.
Fossilized Feces Tell Tale of Earliest Americans
Archaeologists are abuzz over human excrement found in an Oregon cave that dates back to a time before the earliest known Americans. The fossilized feces are 14,000 years old and lend support to the theory that people first came to the Americas by a Bering Sea land bridge.
Lawmakers Outraged by FAA Safety Violations
Investigators and whistleblowers told a House committee Thursday that the Federal Avaiation Administration was too cozy with irlines and failed to exercise the oversight required by law. FAA inspectors say they were pressured to gloss over problems at major airlines.
Small Airlines Face Financial Turbulence
ATA Airlines shut down operations and filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday. The move comes less than two weeks after Aloha Airlines filed for Chapter 11. David Field, U.S. editor of Airline Business Magazine, discusses small carriers' woes, including soaring fuel costs.
Heathrow's New Terminal a National Joke
One week after it opened, Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5 is cause for deep embarrassment for British Airways and the London airport's owners. Flights are still delayed, and thousands of passengers are still without their luggage.
Carter Drops Hints About Endorsement
Former president Jimmy Carter has not officially said which Democratic candidate he is supporting in 2008, but in Nigeria on Wednesday, he said his state, town and the younger generations of his family all favor Sen. Barack Obama.
Clinton Hopes to Reprise 'Comeback Kid' Role
Will she drop out of the Democratic presidential contest or won't she? Should she or shouldn't she? Daniel Schorr says the "Comeback Kid" is a Clinton tradition and, if Sen. Hillary Clinton ultimately loses the nomination, she will go down with all guns blazing.
Teens Take Advantage of Online Privacy Tools
Many younger people have very nuanced ideas about Internet privacy. They post deeply personal information on social networking sites, but understand and use various privacy locks so only certain people can see their profiles.
Teens' Online 'Friends' Often Number in Hundreds
A majority of teenagers who go online maintain one or more profiles at social networking Web sites. Most teens restrict access to to their profiles, but "friends" who access the profiles routinely number in the hundreds.