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Kent DePinto

Kent DePinto appears in the following:

Afghanistan: Is the Current Strategy Working?

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

America's top commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, submitted a strategic review yesterday to General David Petraeus and to NATO. A version of that report will land on...

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[Web Special] £1 Million Says Susan Boyle Will Win

Friday, May 29, 2009

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Britain’s Got Talent and YouTube sensation Susan Boyle had a public meltdown this week after one of the TV show’s judges praised a rival singer. The British tabs clucked that the Scot...
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Calling all A. Gorillas! Your unfortunate or funny names...

Monday, March 09, 2009

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Much respect to the Moon Units and Apples of the world, but this article is not for you. Regards, Tallulah Does the Hula from Hawaii, who last year was made a ward of the court by a N...
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A big vision for the future: a billion glasses for those in need

Thursday, January 22, 2009

In sub-Saharan Africa vision and eye care services are costly and hard to come by. While 60-70% of people in wealthy nations wear corrective lenses, only 5% of people in the developin...

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Lunch of Lincoln

Monday, January 19, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama has taken care to draw parallels between himself and Abraham Lincoln. From appointing a “team of rivals” to choosing to share the same bible for his presi...

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What does it take to build a carbon-neutral metropolis?

Monday, January 19, 2009

Masdar City is a planned city in Abu Dhabi that promises to be the world’s first carbon neutral metropolis. This week, it is home to the second World Future Energy Summit, a conferenc...

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Out in the Greenwash: Creating sustainability in America

Friday, January 16, 2009

Yesterday, the U.S. House Democrats unveiled a stimulus bill that would designate $54 billion to renewable energy. But the problem in creating a sustainable energy source may not lie ...

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Facebook frenemies a bigger problem than predators

Thursday, January 15, 2009

A new study found that while the number of sexual predators using the Internet is significantly less than originally thought, cyberbullying through social networking sites is a bigger...

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Chapter 11, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13: The story of bankruptcy

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Congress is currently debating the possibility of bankruptcy reform, a measure that may come too late to save companies such as GM, but what about the little guy who is being crushed ...

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Tough times for Diplomacy: A talk with Israeli Ambassador Daniel Carmon

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

As the crisis in Gaza continues, the world seeks diplomatic solutions for a decades old conflict. As Israel intensifies its hunt for Hamas, the international community pleas for peace...

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The legacy of the Bush presidency

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

In one of his final press conferences yesterday, President Bush patted reporters on the back with one hand while his other hand pounded the podium in defense of his presidential decis...

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Didn't we have $350 billion around here somewhere? Oversight wants answers on the bailout funds

Monday, January 12, 2009

Congress could be asked to turn over control of the remaining $350 billion in bailout funds today. The Bush administration is expected to file the request for the rest of the money so...

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The Takeaway's economic roundtable, part two

Friday, January 09, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama has called for an economic stimulus package in stark terms, but can his cautionary words and economic plan be effective amidst widespread unemployment and...

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Dark days for retailers

Friday, January 09, 2009

For retailers November and December were grim, but they’re likely to look like the good old days compared with the post-holiday months. New York Times reporter Stephanie Rosenbloom jo...

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The Fellowship of the Elephants: Republicans discuss new leadership

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Who will lead the Republican National Committee through the Obama Administration? Ana Marie Cox, founding editor of Wonkette and contributor to The Daily Beast, doesn't know. But she ...

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Panetta appointment sparks grumbling

Thursday, January 08, 2009

When Barack Obama tapped Bill Clinton’s former chief of staff, Leon Panetta, to be director of the CIA there was some grumbling in intelligence circles. And the grumbling hasn’t stopp...

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Life and work at the Gaza border--A doctor's tale

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Dr. Ron Lobel is the medical director of a hospital about 17 kilometers from the Gaza border. His hospital treated both Israelis and Palestinians alike, until the borders closed. Now,...

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Franken wins? Not so fast.

Monday, January 05, 2009

It ain't over till it's over. A day before the 111th Congress convenes, Republican senators are claiming that they will block any attempts to seat Democrat Al Franken, who currently h...

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It IS about the bike: Ryan Bowen's cross-country journey to the inauguration

Monday, January 05, 2009

We're checking back in with Ryan Bowen, the writer and cycling activist who is cycling cross country from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. for President-elect Obama's inauguration. We ...

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The New MBA

Monday, January 05, 2009

After the dissolution of Bear Stearns, Merrill Lynch, and numerous other investment banks, the Bernie Madoff scandal, and the global economic fallout of the sub-prime mortgages, busin...

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