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  • Shopping cart hurled from above at Bronx mall injures 2

     
    Shopping cart accident: A shopping cart hurled from an overhead walkway at a New York City shopping mall seriously injured two men....
  • Wikileaks publishes claim about Pakistani knowledge of Bin Laden

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- The whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has published an international affairs think tank email that alleges mid-ranking Pakistani intelligence and military officials were aware of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’...
  • Michael Mann's counterstrike in the climate wars

     
    Climate change may have dropped off the national political agenda, but unfortunately that doesn't mean the problem has gone away. As of January, the Earth's atmosphere contained 393 parts per million of carbon dioxide. And rising. To understand why that'...
  • Email suggests Pakistan doesn't want Taliban rule in Afghanistan

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- Experts have long theorized that Pakistan’s preferred scenario for a postwar Afghanistan includes the Taliban’s return to power in Kabul. A security think tank’s 2011 email, recently reported by...
  • Iran 'sanitizing' suspected nuclear test site, think tank says

     
    Iran has razed two buildings and bulldozed earth away from a site at the Parchin military complex where international nuclear watchdogs suspect a test of nuclear weapons explosives was carried out in 2003, a Washington think tank has alleged, based on...
  • Carly Fiorina's spending-cut silence

     
    Big surprise: California GOP Senate hopeful Carly Fiorina can't name any meaningful spending reforms she would propose to balance the federal budget and pay for extending the Bush tax cuts she supports. Watch her interview with Fox News' Chris Wallace:......
  • Liberal think tank and Hollywood's lobbying arm trade barbs over state film subsidies

     
    Hollywood may be known for its liberal politics, but that doesn't mean it will get a pass from one prominent liberal think tank. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a Washington public policy organization that focuses on federal and......
  • State film subsidies “Not much bang for too many bucks”

     
    That's the title of a new report from the think tank The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. They blow away any notion that the hemisphere-wide chase-Hollywood-by-giving-away money game is anything other than smoke and mirrors. People inside the...
  • Debt ceiling: What's the excuse for voting 'no'?

     
    The debt-ceiling deal reached by President Obama and congressional leaders is the only plan that can pass by Tuesday, the day the Treasury Department says the federal government will hit a fiscal wall unless Congress raises the debt ceiling. So what's a...
  • Obama Faces A Challenge In Defining His Aims In Libya

    Obama Faces A Challenge In Defining His Aims In Libya
    Barack Obama entered the White House as a reluctant warrior, a dovish Democrat who espoused his principles at a 2002 antiwar rally: "What I am opposed to is … a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. … A war based not on reason, but on passion."...
  • Talking With ... Steve Ballou: A think tank for execs

    Talking With ... Steve Ballou: A think tank for execs
    Steve Ballou of Oviedo, director of the research hub for IBM's Institute for Business Value. It's part of IBM Global Business Services, which develops strategic insights for executives in specific industries. He spoke recently with technology reporter...
  • Newport News redevelopment plans: Will $14 million in taxpayer funds revitalize the Southeast community?

    Newport News redevelopment plans: Will $14 million in taxpayer funds revitalize the Southeast community?
    NEWPORT NEWS — The city is so far spending $14 million of taxpayer dollars to redevelop a 12-block section of the Southeast Community, a neighborhood that struggles with crime and blight. City officials said even more city tax money will be spent...