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World Comparison Shows U.S. Healthcare Lacking
WASHINGTON - A third of Americans say they have gone without medical care or skipped filling a prescription because of cost, compared to 5 percent in the Netherlands, according to study released on Thursday. The study is the latest in a series by the non-profit Commonwealth Fund showing that while...
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When Will Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan Ever End?
Persistent waffling on dates for American troop withdrawals from Afghanistan has eroded any remaining patience with the Obama White House among peace activists and voters, a majority of whom favors a timeline for US troop withdrawals. Nancy Youssef of McClatchy reports that the White House has...
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Why Building a Bike-Safe City Is Key to a Clean Energy Future
Congress couldn’t get it together to vote even on the smallest of possible energy bills—the renewable energy standard—before the October recess. That doesn’t change the reality that our energy dependent society needs to find alternatives quickly. Changing up our approach to transportation, one of...
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The Paradox of Middle-Cass Aspiration
Is it the enduring myth of the American dream that persuades so many to support tax cuts they will never earn enough to enjoy?
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Plan to Ship Radioactive Parts Over Great Lakes Condemned
OTTAWA—Environmental groups Tuesday condemned plans by Bruce Power to ship radioactive generators across the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River region to Sweden. At a news conference they warned that the private power producer’s proposal to ship 16 100-tonne radioactive generators could be harmful...
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U.S. Mounting First Test of Cyber-Blitz Response Plan
ARLINGTON, Virginia - The United States is launching its first test of a new plan for responding to an enemy cyber-blitz, including any attack aimed at vital services such as power, water and banks. Thousands of cyber-security personnel from across the government and industry are to take part in...
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Americans Vastly Underestimate Wealth Inequality, Support 'More Equal Distribution Of Wealth': Study
Americans vastly underestimate the degree of wealth inequality in America, and we believe that the distribution should be far more equitable than it actually is, according to a new study. Or, as the study's authors put it: "All demographic groups -- even those not usually associated with wealth...
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Time Running Out Faster Than Water, Experts Warn
STOCKHOLM - A major week-long international water conference opened in the Swedish capital Monday with an ominous warning: time is running out faster than fresh water. If the "massive and complex challenges" facing one of the world's most finite natural resources are not resolved soon, the future...
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Sweden Reopens Investigation Into Rape Claim Against Julian Assange
Country's chief prosecutor reopens case against WikiLeaks founder, overruling decision of Stockholm chief prosecutor
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WikiLeaks' Assange Hits Out at 'Rape Smears'
Julian Assange's supporters are quick to point the finger at American intelligence agencies and say they were expecting slurs after he posted 77,000 Afghanistan war documents online.
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