The U.S. Marines Corps has reportedly identified all four of the men in the now-infamous video in which they appear to be urinating on dead Taliban bodies.

All are reportedly part of a sniper team based in North Carolina.

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Boosted by a poll showing him leading Jon Huntsman in South Carolina, Stephen Colbert kicked off his Comedy Central show Thursday by bringing out his lawyer, Trevor Potter, to discuss the logistics of a possible presidential run.

The first order of business: Colbert's Super PAC. A candidate can't run a political action committee, even if said committee supports said candidate and raise unlimited funds.

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Looks like Kelly Clarkson has company.

Two weeks after the inaugural winner came out in support of Texas Congressman Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential race, the candidate nabbed another star endorsement:

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Ron Paul may have finished second in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, but to hear him tell it, he - and more importantly liberty - was a big winner.

“I think the intellectual revolution that’s going on now to restore liberty in this country is on its way, and there’s no way they’re going to stop the momentum that we have started,” said Paul after his second strong outing in as many states.

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After finishing a respectable, but still distant third in the New Hampshire primary, is former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman's campaign DOA heading into South Carolina?

A late surge of support carried his percentage of the vote into the double digits, but Mitt Romney won easily and Ron Paul enjoyed a healthy second-place margin.

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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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