This doesn't have to make sense. It is my reaction. Analyzing reactions can be a good thing.
When i see "news.com.com" it irks me some. It's somewhat incorrect. But, there's probably a good reason for it.
However, when i see
Then again it also bothers me to see "archives.gov", it is supposed to be thomas.loc.gov. It's the thomas section of the library of congress that has them. And "time.gov" is also wrong, it's tycho.usno.navy.mil. That is where it should be, since that is the department that handles it.
Perhaps it wouldn't bother me as much if there was a "www.gov". Set up for all the links to the more complicated URLs.
I think it's about time to reboot the Internet.