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Former CIA Official May Face Long Prison Term For Leak To New York Times Reporter

A former CIA officer convicted of leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions is making his final pitch for a lenient sentence.


Increased warming conditions on Earth today are very similar to 56 million years ago – with new research showing the good news as most species having survived the hotter conditions and the bad news that it took 200,000 years to recover.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

UN Scientists Warn It May Be Impossible To Prevent Rising Global Temperature

Despite optimism among U.N. climate change negotiators, recent reports indicate there may be no way to prevent Earth’s temperature from rising before any deal could be put into effect.



Study: Academic, Behavior Gap Leaves Boys Further Behind Girls In US Economy

The behavioral and academic gap between boys and girls has grown larger than divides between rich and poor, and even race, with experts saying the widening gender gap has created a “crisis” that is hurting the U.S. economy.


The Belarusian president has lashed out against President Barack Obama, drawing a comparison between American exceptionalism and Nazism. (ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Belarus President Lashes Out At Obama, Compares US ‘Exceptionalism’ To Nazism

The Belarusian president has lashed out against President Barack Obama, drawing a comparison between American exceptionalism and Nazism.


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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.


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Mother Jones Reporter Wins Polk Award For Romney ’47 Percent’ Story

The reporter for Mother Jones magazine who broke the story of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s remarks that 47 percent of Americans “believe they are victims” is among the winners of the 64th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism.


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Study: 73 Percent Of Americans Personally Affected By Job Losses

The Great Recession personally affected a vast majority of Americans with 56 percent of a study saying they have less money in savings than they did before the economic decline.


Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman writes that unemployment is far more important than the debate over the "fiscal crisis." (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Krugman: America Faces Job Crisis, Not ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Crisis

New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman writes that Americans are not facing a fiscal crisis, they are really facing a job crisis.


A NYT columnist used poll data and recent Republican stumbles against Mitt Romney on "Meet The Press." (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images for Meet The Press)

NYT’s Brooks: Romney Is ‘The Least Popular Candidate In History’

After a rocky week for Romney Republicans, a New York Times columnist called the conservative candidate, “the least popular candidate in history.”