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CDC Responds to Rampant Flu Outbreak

Friday, January 11, 2013

Flu season is back, and this year's strain of the virus is especially brutal. But why is the 2013 influenza strain so bad? Dr. Joseph Bresee, chief of the Epidemiology and Prevention ...

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No New MLB Hall of Famers

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson announced yesterday that no players would be inducted in 2013. Notable omissions include Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds, who were included o...

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Texas County Moves to Tighten Restrictions on Gun Shows

Thursday, January 10, 2013

As the gun control debate heightens in coming weeks, one policy could be taking center stage: the gun show loophole, which allows people to purchase firearms at gun shows without a ba...

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Ohio Case Offers a Teachable Moment About Rape

Monday, January 07, 2013

The case of a teenage girl gang-raped at a party in Steubenville, Ohio shocked much of America, but national attention directed toward Steubenville won't solve America's sexual assa...

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The Changing Middle East, Two Years After the Arab Spring

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

BBC Correspondent Hugh Sykes recently completed another exhaustive trip across North Africa and the Middle East to try and assess, and better understand, what has changed in the regio...

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Olympus Whistleblower Speaks Out

Friday, December 07, 2012

You might know them for their cameras, but Japanese company Olympus is responsible for one of the largest financial scandals in recent memory. Former CEO Michael Woodford blew the wh...

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As DeMint Steps Down, Reid Pushes for Filibuster Reform in Senate

Friday, December 07, 2012

With the election behind us and several new Democrats on their way to Washington, Senate majority leader Harry Reid intends to push controversial filibuster reform through Congress. B...

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As Thanksgiving Approaches Sandy's Aftermath Still Looms Over the Northeast

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

It's the day before Thanksgiving but here in New York City and just miles away in New Jersey, there is a looming feeling that thousands of people may not have a home, a dining table, ...

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Why Obama Should Go Over the Fiscal Cliff

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Some Republicans, including columnist Marc Thiessen, say their only negotiating tactic is to let the United States go over the fiscal cliff. But New Yorker staff writer John Cassidy s...

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Nicholas Kristof Visits War-Torn Syria

Monday, November 19, 2012

With a death toll well above 37,000, fighting in Syria is reaching its 20th month. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently returned from the war-torn country, and in his la...

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Fiscal Cliff Could Hinder Sandy Recovery Efforts

Monday, November 19, 2012

President Obama and Republicans in Congress have yet to agree on a solution to the impending fiscal cliff, a package of tax hikes and spending cuts set to go into effect in the New Ye...

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Checking in After Hurricane Sandy

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Hurricane Sandy affected millions of people on the East Coast, hitting New York and New Jersey especially hard. The storm hit home for us here at The Takeaway. Our senior producer, Je...

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Despite Resigning, Petraeus Will Testify on Benghazi

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Former CIA Director David Petraeus resigned on Friday, hoping to get in front of the scandal involving Paula Broadwell before it thrust him any further into the spotlight. But Congres...

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American Energy in the Age of the Superstorm

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

If recent storms spark a renewed interest in combatting climate change, we could see a resurgence of the national gas industry. Jeffrey Leonard, the CEO of the Global Environment Fund...

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Kid Rock, "Badass American"

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Kid Rock shot to fame in the late 90s with hits like "Bawitaba" from his album "Devil Without a Cause," winning fans with a sound somewhere between country and hip hop. Kelefa Sanneh ...

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Should the Electoral College Be Abolished?

Monday, October 29, 2012

With the presidential race as tight as it is, it could turn out that the winner of the popular vote will still lose the election. And it's all because of an old American tradition: th...

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America's Growing Love for Tattoos

Friday, August 24, 2012

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has now confirmed that 21 percent of Americans are sporting at least one tattoo. That’s up from only 16 percent in 2003.

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Navy SEAL Dishes on Osama bin Laden Raid

Friday, August 24, 2012

A new book set to be released on September 11th tells the blow-by-blow account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, and its author is reportedly a Seal Team Six member who was on the mission.

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Ohio Congressmen Push Defense Projects the Pentagon Doesn't Want

Thursday, August 23, 2012

While the Pentagon is pinching pennies from its budget after cuts that it says could jeopardize its ability to fight wars, America’s top brass are feeling pressure from an unlikely so...

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New Study Suggests Father's Age Related to Autism, Schizophrenia

Thursday, August 23, 2012

A new study published in the journal Nature correlates a father’s age with his children’s risk of having autism or schizophrenia. As Benedict Carey notes in The New York Times, the fi...

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