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GRAPHIC: Total Solar Eclipse 2008

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VIDEO REPORT: Speaker Lawrence Lessig: We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim

There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That’s the argument at the core of this blistering talk by legal scholar Lawrence Lessig. … Continue reading

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Dirty Money cost China $3.8 trillion USD from 2000-2011

China has lost US$3.79 trillion over the past decade in money smuggled out of the country, a massive amount that could weaken its economy and create instability, according to a new report. And the outflow – much of it from … Continue reading

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Earth’s Space junk and the Kessler Syndrome

Last month DoD released an updated space policy that officials said reflects how the environment has changed in recent years, specifically the emergence of non-state threats and the growing amount of derelict rockets and satellites — “space junk” — in … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: The Human Role in Global Climate Change

Proof of How Humans Effect Global Climate Change from GREGinSD on Vimeo. Produced by WPSU (a PBS affiliate) and the Rock Ethics Institute, this short film reviews the current state of scientific understanding about the human influences on climate change … Continue reading

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An Awkward Embrace: The United States and China in the 21st Century

In “Awkward Embrace,” Phillip Swagel applies his experience at the Treasury Department to show the reader why America’s economic relationship with China has been a beneficial one and details what needs to happen for this trend to continue. Daniel Blumenthal, … Continue reading

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The Top 10 US Cities for US Veterans to get (and keep) a job

McLean, VA—Pittsburgh ranks as the top place in the nation for veterans to transition from combat boots to civilian shoes, according to a new study commissioned by USAA and Military.com. The “Best Places for Veterans” list identifies U.S. metro areas … Continue reading

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US & Vietnam International Relations with China & Japan

A US aircraft carrier group cruised through the disputed South China Sea on  Saturday in a show of power in waters that have become a focal point of  Washington’s strategic rivalry with Beijing. Vietnamese security and government officials were flown … Continue reading

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French Intel Suggests Iran will have Nukes By Mid-2013

PARIS – France’s foreign minister says Iran appears on track to reach the ability to produce a nuclear weapon by the first half of next year. France is one of six countries that have negotiated with Tehran over its nuclear … Continue reading

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