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Thousands march in Egypt rallies
Thousands of demonstrators are rallying in the Egyptian capital Cairo ahead of a referendum on a controversial new constitution.
What the Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear a Challenge to DOMA Should Mean for Same-Sex Bi-National Couples
Remains found at Rivera crash site
Investigators have found human remains at the site of a crash in northern Mexico believed to have killed Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, but...
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Grace Dent: Andy dangles from a rope and we all yawn. It's time to downgrade this expensive blowhard
Michigan GOP Push Through Anti-Union, Elite-Backed "Right-to-Work" Law Before House Majority Shrinks
Brain Cells Made from Urine: DNews Nugget
Kidney epithelial cells in urine can be turned into pluripotent stem cells, which can grow into any cell in the body.
EPA Releases Plan to Remove Lead at Raritan Bay Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville, New Jersey; Public Hearing to Take Place Oct. 17 in Old Bridge
Gulf of Mexico
Syrian opposition to unveil aid plans
Millions of dollars worth of humanitarian aid to be moved rapidly into the most deprived areas, says Syrian National CoalitionThe leaders of...
How to Get Rid of Home Odors Using Vanilla Extract
Whether you want to remove cooking or foul odors from your home, using regular vanilla extract and an oven safe skillet will get the job done...
Facebook approves new Data Use Policy, Statement of Rights and Responsibilities
Facebook today instated a new Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities that will allow the company to share information with...
12-126: NRC to Discuss San Onofre Unit 2 Restart Proposal with Southern California Edison in Rockville, Md., on Dec. 18
III-12-042: NRC Schedules Public Meeting for December 11 to Discuss Palisades Corrective Actions and NRC Oversight
Court: Inmates must get proper healthcare
Prison authorities have a duty to minimise disease transmission, the Constitutional Court has ruled.
Dental chain accused of hurting kids, bilking taxpayers
By Talesha Reynolds and Lisa MyersNBC NewsVisits to the dentist can be upsetting for little children, but when Autum Archuleta took her son Nathan...
Capital Eye Opener, Dec. 11: Banks in Potentially Crippling Lawsuits, A Cultural Misunderstanding Over Wal-Mart Lobbying, and the Death Star Petition
What Happens When You Send Out Your Newsletter?
Here's what happens to our traffic every week when we send our newsletter #BlogChat twitter.com/problogger/sta…— Darren Rowse (@problogger)...
( Take a look at the effects of GM foods - which I think we can safely assume is fed
'the troops' )
Politics Security Secrecy
National Security Bosses Still Claiming It Would Violate National Security To Tell You If They Violate Your Privacy
GOP leaders announce new initiatives to curb sexual abuse of children
Two separate initiatives to crack down on child abuse in Texas were unveiled Tuesday, one ...
Regional uprisings should distance themselves from global arrogance - Ayatollah Khamenei
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that regional uprisings should distance themselves from...
Vision Problems Rising Rapidly in the U.S.
The diabetes and obesity epidemics may be fueling a dramatic rise in the number of people with vision problems, a new study suggests.
TORONTO - A new study reveals that the new SARS-like virus which has been causing infections in the Middle East behaves unusually in laboratory testing. The unexpected behaviour of the virus may help to explain the pattern of spread of the cases so far, ...
Canadian health care providers need to focus more on offering "culturally competent care" and creating "culturally safe" environments for Aboriginal peoples, who tend to avoid seeking medical care because of factors such as negative stereotypes and ...
Alberta's former health minister heard complaints about queue-jumping, but didn't investigate and never saw anything proven, an inquiry has heard. The testimony of Ron Liepert, who left office earlier this year and is now a lobbyist, came as a series of ...
Jesse Kline on Hassan Rasouli: Making decisions about death - National Post
Hassan Rasouli — a 60-year-old Iranian immigrant living in Toronto — is in a coma and would be unable to breathe without the help of a ventilator. His doctors say he has no chance of recovery and should be moved to palliative care; his family disagrees.
For women, even one cigarette a day may raise sudden death risk - Calgary Herald
A new study finds that even a small amount of smoking nearly doubles a woman's risk of sudden cardiac death. Photograph by: File Photo , Postmedia News. Even small amounts of smoking appears to nearly double a woman's risk of sudden cardiac death, ...
The B.C. Coroners Service will investigate the death of a 91-year-old man who had been found seriously ill after being left alone for several days in a Summerland care home two weeks ago. Alfredo Bonaldi died late in the evening of Dec. 7 at Penticton ...
Health officials say there are no active cases of tuberculosis among students tested for exposure to the disease at the University of Saskatchewan, although many students have yet to be tested. The university contacted 589 students who shared classes with a ...
Members of the next mission to the International Space Station, U.S. astrona
Rochelle Riley: Unions need to remind us about history and why they matter so ... - Detroit Free Press
- US military space plane launchesThe mysterious US military space plane X-37B launches in Florida for the third unmanned flight in a secretive test programme.December-11-12 2:29:04 PM
- Honey bees' genetic code unlockedResearchers believe they have unlocked the genetic secrets as to why honey bees are so sensitive to environmental change.December-11-12 2:30:01 AM
- Porcupine's prickly mystery solvedPorcupine quills easily penetrate flesh but prove hard to remove due to microscopic barbs, scientists say.December-10-12 1:00:08 PM
- Rhino anti-poaching deal signedSouth Africa signs a deal with Vietnam to fight the escalating illicit trade in rhino horn, used in traditional medicine in Asian countries.December-10-12 10:42:52 AM
- FSA 'misgivings' over carbon dealThe City regulator says it has "deep misgivings" about high-pressure sales of carbon credit investments.December-11-12 8:38:51 AM
- Tributes flow in for Sir PatrickStars from the world of showbusiness and science have been paying tribute to the late Sir Patrick Moore who died on Sunday aged 89.December-10-12 4:08:35 AM