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Arwa Gunja

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Why 'Having It All' Is Impossible

Thursday, August 02, 2012

'Having it all' is the phrase of a generation who fought for equal rights in the workplace. Earning an income, raising a family, and maintaining a social life became the ultimate standard of balanced success in the modern era. But who's to say when you have it all? And what standard are we measuring against?

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Carrying the Olympic Torch

Friday, July 27, 2012

Oscar Pistorius, the lightning-fast South African sprinter, isn't the only blade runner in the Olympics. Journalist and torch bearer Stuart Hughes, who lost his right leg, carried the Olympic torch through West London wearing his carbon fiber blade prosthesis.

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Should Voting Be Mandatory?

Thursday, July 26, 2012

It's no secret that voter turnout in America is low, hovering around 50 percent. But Norman Ornstein is trying to change that. He's a columnist for Roll Call and wrote “The U.S. should require all citizens to vote” for The Atlantic.

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Balancing Freedom of Speech with National Security

Thursday, July 26, 2012

In the wake of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001, Congress passed the Patriot Act, a law that expanded the government's powers of surveillance and intelligence-gathering. While Sen. Ron Wyden voted for the Act in 2001, he has since changed his mind.

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Audio Essay: Inverse Proportions of an Olympic Legacy

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Bob Costas won’t tell you, but watching the Olympics on NBC this year cost the network more than a billion dollars, a price tag that nearly covers the security bill for the 2012 Games. With a projected cost of around $17 billion, is hosting the Olympics worth it?

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CIA Assassination Unit Allegedly Run by Former Mobster Bodyguard

Monday, July 23, 2012

In the new book "How to Get Away with Murder in America," author and journalist Evan Wright profiles the man who ran a top-secret CIA assassination program.

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The Case of the 'Cyclops Child'

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Doctor Fredric Neuman is now the director of the Anxiety and Phobia Center at White Plains Hospital. But when he was a medical intern, he saw something no one should ever have to see.

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Jeremy Lin May Be Headed to Houston

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Is Jeremy Lin be headed over to the Rockets? Will all ties with the Knicks be cut by tomorrow? Is it finally the end of New York's 'Linsanity'?

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Chen Guangcheng on Disability, Human Rights and China

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

In his first national broadcast interview since arriving in the United States, Chen Guangcheng talks about the intersection between human rights and disability rights in the United States and in his native China.

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Historic CIA Kidnapping Case Back in the Limelight

Friday, July 13, 2012

In 2003, an Egyptian terrorist suspect was abducted and flown to Egypt, where he says he was tortured and interrogated by the CIA. Years later, several Americans were indicted in Italy and found guilty in absentia for kidnapping. Now one has the chance to have her conviction overturned.

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Michael Semple Interviews Taliban Commander

Thursday, July 12, 2012

In a rare exchange, former diplomat Michael Semple interviewed a veteran leader of the Afghan Taliban and learned about the organization's plans for the country after the United States withdraws from the country in 2014.

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The President to Call for Extension of Some Bush-Era Tax Cuts

Monday, July 09, 2012

President Obama is calling today for a one-year extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for people who make less than $250,000. The Obama proposal differs from the Republican plan, which would extend tax cuts for both middle and upper-class Americans.

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Wolfson Economic Prize Recognizes the Best Plan for Leaving the Euro

Thursday, July 05, 2012

The 2012 Wolfson Economic prize has been won by Roger Bootle, who came up with a plan for how to cope with the demise of the euro. Bootle led a team from Capital Economics that submitted a plan called "Leaving the Euro: A Practical Guide" (PDF). It was deemed ...

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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to Compete in Olympic Games

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Oscar Pistorius had both of his legs amputated when he was 11 months old but he has never allowed his disability to limit his achievements. Now, for the first time ever, a Paralympic amputee will compete in track and field races during the summer Olympics.

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Glenn Greenwald on America's Two-Tiered Justice System

Thursday, July 05, 2012

High-profile cases, where the punishment doesn't seem to fit the crime, are part of what Glenn Greenwald calls America's two-tiered justice system. That's the focus of his book, now out in paperback, "With Liberty and Justice for Some." 

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Linemen Remain Hard at Work on the Fourth

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

July 4th won't be about the barbecues for many electrical workers. They're battling the heat and the growing needs of the many neighborhoods still without power.

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Thousands Still Without Power After Mid-Atlantic Storms

Monday, July 02, 2012

Tens of thousands of people in the Mid-Atlantic spent the weekend without power after an unexpected group of violent thunderstorms ripped across the region Friday night. 

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PRI's Peña Nieto Appears to Win Mexico's Presidential Election

Monday, July 02, 2012

After ruling Mexico for 71 years before being ousted in 2000, the Institutional Revolutionary Party, also known as the PRI, saw a remarkable comeback on Sunday when their candidate, Enrique Peña Nieto, won the presidential election. Peña Nieto was favored to win in the race against Andrés Manuel López Orador, the leftist candidate. 

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A Pediatrician's Perspective on the Healthcare Ruling

Friday, June 29, 2012

We’ve discussed the ins and outs of politics and policy as they pertain to the Affordable Care Act. But how does the ruling translate into change in the doctor’s office? And what will doctors be watching for in the months ahead?

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Credit Card Complaints Have a New Home

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Frustrated with your credit card company? If you once felt like your complaints were going unheard, that may be changing. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau launched a new website this week inviting the public to submit their complaints against credit card companies.

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