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Energy nominee favors all-of the-above approach

(AP)—President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Energy Department advocates an all-of-the-above approach to energy and favors natural gas as a "bridge fuel" to reduce emissions that contribute to global warming.

In-depth survey compares nonvoters to voters

What do nonvoters look like, can they be categorized and why don't they vote? To answer these and other questions, a Northwestern University journalism professor and Ipsos Public Affairs conducted an in-depth post-Election ...

Predicting presidents, storms and life by computer

Forget political pundits, gut instincts, and psychics. The mightier-than-ever silicon chip seems to reveal the future. In just two weeks this fall, computer models displayed an impressive prediction prowess.

3Qs: How Obama won, and the road ahead

We asked experts from across the uni­ver­sity to assess Pres­i­dent Barack Obama's vic­tory over Repub­lican chal­lenger Mitt Romney in the race for the White House. Here, former pres­i­den­tial can­di­date Michael ...

Obama's victory photo most retweeted, shared ever

A moving photo posted by President Barack Obama on his Twitter and Facebook pages just as TV networks announced his victory has made social media history as the most retweeted and shared ever.

Election most tweeted event in US political history

Election day in the United States became the most tweeted about event in US political history Tuesday with enthusiastic netizens firing off 20 million poll-related tweets, the social network said.

Vote glitch reports pile up in US election (Update)

Voting went smoothly in Tuesday's US elections, except when it didn't. Some computer problems, as well as human ones, drew complaints across the country as millions of Americans went to the polls.

Researchers analyze presidential candidates' body language

(Phys.org)—New York University and the University of California, Berkeley have released a comprehensive computerized study of the body language of the major-party U.S. presidential candidates, using expertise of computer ...

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