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Tuesday August 9 2011, 11:32 AM
In a muddy pile of sand where a pond once flowed in the Texas Panhandle, dead fish, their flesh already decayed and feasted on by maggots, lie with their mouths open. Nearby, deer munch on the equivalent of vegetative junk food and wild turkeys...
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Monday August 8 2011, 9:10 PM
The wealth gap between white and black Americans is the widest it has been in the 25 years since the government has kept figures on net worth.The median net worth of a white household was $113,149 in 2009. The same figure for black households is...
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Saturday July 30 2011, 12:51 AM
Want to keep your mind healthy and sharp throughout your life? Pick up an instrument. A new study found that musicians might have brains that function better than their peers well into old age. Bet you wish you stuck with those piano lessons after...
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Preschool children spontaneously invent experiments in their play, according to research published this month in Cognition. The findings suggest that basic scientific principles help very young brains to learn about the world.Psychologists have...
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The government in Portugal has no plans to back down. Although the Netherlands is the European country most associated with liberal drug laws, it has already been ten years since Portugal became the first European nation to take the brave step of...
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Thursday July 28 2011, 1:32 PM
The economic downturn has erased the gains made by the black middle class over the last 30 years, as the unemployment rate of blacks with a four-year college degree has skyrocketed, according to a new study by the National Urban League Policy...
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Wednesday July 27 2011, 3:27 PM
Kenneth Melson, acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, is facing pressure to resign over a controversial gun - trafficking operation that is being blamed for the death of a U.S. border agent. The...
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Saturday July 23 2011, 6:30 PM
Companies are laying off employees at a level not seen in nearly a year, hobbling the job market. Jittery  employers are skeptical of recovery and, by extension, consmers willingness to spend. Across the country, long periods of unemployment have...
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Saturday July 23 2011, 1:54 PM
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, and Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley met Friday to talk about challenges they likely will face if no deal is struck in time.  They discussed a...
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Sunday July 17 2011, 2:30 PM
Many of the worlds most brillant individuals believed the birth of the universe, the mysterious transition from no-matter to matter can be explained as an impulse squeezing out of another dimension into this one- and they have conceived of this...
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Wednesday July 6 2011, 7:52 PM
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