A group of scientists that tracks the likelihood of a global cataclysm announced Tuesday that it has moved its "Doomsday Clock" to five minutes to midnight.

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said inadequate progress on reducing nuclear weapons and continuing inaction on climate change prompted the switch.

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Are Democrats salivating at facing the guy winning - or at least perceived, by the media, to have the best chance of winning - the Republican presidential race?

Yes, Rush Limbaugh says.

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Newt Gingrich, the former House Speaker, is striking a populist tone as he looks to fight back against Mitt Romney, the frontrunner in the Republican nomination fight.

In a bid to discredit Romney's economic expertise - the strength of his candidacy, besides perceived "electability" - Gingrich lambasts him for firing people and ruining lives.

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Probably not the best word choice, Mitt, regardless of context.

The frontrunner in New Hampshire since, oh, 2009, Mitt Romney will likely win today's GOP primary, according to polling estimates. But the former Bain Capital CEO is still under fire over a comment he made Monday on the campaign trail.

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Sarah Palin’s husband is endorsing Newt Gingrich for president. Yes, Todd Palin has offered an official endorsement, as Sarah is still - shockingly - making up her mind.

The former Alaska governor and John McCain’s 2008 Republican running mate has yet to decide “who is best able to go up against Barack Obama,” Todd Palin said.

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Some viewers of Sunday's Republican debate remarked that the coverage of said debate sorely lacked for Ron Paul, who is running second in New Hampshire polls.

With that in mind, we present a video montage that should more than make up for that - highlights from Sunday morning's NBC/Facebook debate, Ron Paul style!

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Multimillionaire Mitt Romney, a wealthy venture capitalist who has refused to release his tax returns while running for president, has a tougher time than some candidates forging a common-man connection with primary voters.

Case in point: This moment in New Hampshire yesterday.

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