Akin Defiant, Tweets For Donations

It seems Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) is continuing his candidacy for senate as planned, amid growing calls for him to step down from the race due to comments he made that pregnancy is rare in cases of "legitimate rape" because "the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down." By the first deadline for him to drop out, on Tuesday night, Akin was still in the race, despite a call from GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to resign.

Facebook Shares Drop Below $20

Facebook’s share price dropped below $20 on Thursday—its lowest price yet—and the company has now lost half its value since its $38 debut on the market in May.