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Uninvited by Obama, will Netanyahu speak to Congress?

Even the Israeli prime minister's usual supporters — and much of the Israeli public — question Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to address Congress on March 3 without an invitation from President Obama. The address, at the request of House Speaker John Boehner, comes two weeks before Israeli elections. Is Bibi being savvy, or playing the pawn?

Politics

Senate passes broad immigration overhaul

Presided over by Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate passed an immigration reform bill Thursday that would allow undocumented workers a path to gain U.S. citizenship. The bill was drafted by a bipartisan team of Senators, but expectations are low that it will survive a vote in the House of Representatives.

Politics

Uninvited by Obama, will Netanyahu speak to Congress?

Even the Israeli prime minister's usual supporters — and much of the Israeli public — question Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to address Congress on March 3 without an invitation from President Obama. The address, at the request of House Speaker John Boehner, comes two weeks before Israeli elections. Is Bibi being savvy, or playing the pawn?

Science, Tech & Environment

TransCanada seizing private land in Texas for pipeline, claims eminent domain

Despite not having an approved permit to construct its proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, TransCanada is moving forward in development along the southern leg. The company is seizing private property for pipeline development, claiming eminent domain, and are drawing controversy from landowners in Texas as well as environmentalists.