News for 2010-10-10

Sunday, October 10, 2010
What a Scientist Didn't Tell the New York Times About His Study on Bee Deaths
Few ecological disasters have been as confounding as the massive and devastating die-off of the world's honeybees. The phenomenon of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) -- in which disoriented honeybees die far from their hives -- has kept scientists, beekeepers, and regulators desperately seeking the...
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Torture Victim Sues Obama Administration Over `Kafkaesque Nightmare'
In a first for a former Guantánamo captive freed by a federal judge, a Syrian man now living in Europe is suing the U.S. government for damages from what he calls a ``Kafkaesque nightmare.'' The 44-page lawsuit by Abdul Razak al Janko, 32, described a decade-long odyssey of detention -- first in...
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How Hank Paulson's Inaction Helped Goldman Sachs
WASHINGTON - Henry Paulson has received widespread acclaim for his bare-knuckled decision-making as the treasury secretary at the peak of the 2008 financial crisis, but former federal regulators say he missed multiple chances to contain the disaster. Among the prime beneficiaries of Paulson's...
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