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Study: Nearly 6,000 Natural Gas Leaks Found in D.C.

A new report has found nearly 6,000 natural gas leaks in Washington, D.C., including 12 in manholes where high methane levels posed a risk of explosion.

01/16/2014

The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain "dangerous weak links" in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a study released Wednesday.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: ‘Dangerous Weak Links’ In Security Of World’s Nuclear Materials

The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain “dangerous weak links” in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a study released Wednesday.

01/08/2014

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Poll: Only 31 Percent of Americans Work 40-Hour Week

A recent report suggests that just 31 percent of people throughout the United States put in 40 hours of work per week.

12/16/2013

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Poll: 52 Percent Of Americans Against Trans Fat Ban

According to the Pew Research Center, a majority people in the United States are against a federal ban on trans fats.

11/08/2013

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Study: Depression Second Leading Cause Of Disability In The World

A new study coordinated by the World Health Organization indicates that depression is now the second leading cause of disability in the world.

11/07/2013

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Pew: Tea Party, Republicans Divided On Global Warming

A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. found that the Republican party is divided on the matter of global warming.

11/04/2013

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Doctors: Teenagers Should Have Better Access To Condoms

Researchers from the Committee on Adolescence at the American Academy of Pediatrics said that condoms should be made more available to teenagers.

10/28/2013

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Study: A Third of Younger Adults Get News From Facebook

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. revealed that about a third of younger adults – specifically, 18- to 29-year-olds – learn about current events from Facebook.

10/25/2013

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Poll: Youth Online Abuse Falling But Prevalent

More young people are reaching out to family members after being harassed or taunted online, and it’s helping. At least a little.

10/24/2013

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.   (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Online Dating, Searches About Partner’s Info On The Rise

Nearly four-in-ten (38 percent) of single American adults report having used online dating or mobile dating apps and nearly a quarter (24 percent) admit to keeping tabs on someone they’ve dated through Internet searches.

10/21/2013

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