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Cecile Richards and Bill McKibben Announced as Recipients of the 2010 Puffin/Nation Prize

Nov 9, 2010

November 9, 2010 (New York, NY): The Nation Institute announced today that Planned Parenthood president, Cecile Richards, and author, educator, and environmentalist Bill McKibben have both been chosen to receive the annual $100,000 Puffin/Nation Prize ...

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UC Davis: New Forecast Warns Oil Will Run Dry Before Substitutes Roll Out

Nov 9, 2010

November 9, 2010 - At the current pace of research and development, global oil will run out 90 years before replacement technologies are ready, says a new University of California, Davis, study based on stock market expectations. The forecast was publ...

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New Federal Challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act Filed

Nov 9, 2010

WASHINGTON November 9, 2010 – The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, today praised the filing of two new federal lawsuits challenging the denial of federal rights, benefits ...

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Big Wetlands Losses Plotted for Green Power

Nov 9, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 9, 2010 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is finalizing new rules allowing the destruction of wetlands and streams and ocean floor to accommodate renewable power facilities, according to a document posted today by Public Employee...

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CREW Exposes Roots of Shadowy Group Aiming to Influence Latino Voters

Nov 9, 2010

Nov. 9, 2010 - Powerful special-interest groups in Washington attempted to buy one of California's Senate seats this year, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) discovered. Today, as a result of an extensive investigation, CREW r...

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After 37 years, GM tells service icon Mr. Goodwrench to pack up his toolbox

Nov 9, 2010

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is asking Mr. Goodwrench to pack up his toolbox.

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Bilingualism delays onset of Alzheimer’s symptoms

Nov 9, 2010

TORONTO, Canada, Nov. 8, 2010 - A Canadian science team has found more dramatic evidence that speaking two languages can help delay the onset of Alzheimer's symptoms by as much as five years. The latest study, led by Baycrest's Rotman Research Institu...

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Alaska: Deformed Beaks May Signal a Greater Environmental Problem

Nov 9, 2010
Alaska: Deformed Beaks May Signal a Greater Environmental Problem

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Cruise Ship Disabled by Engine Fire

Nov 9, 2010

A Carnival cruise ship that became marooned in the Pacific about 150 miles south of San Diego Monday due to an early morning engine-room fire, will be towed to Ensenada, Mexico, according to the cruise line.

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Cyclist Hit by Truck

Nov 9, 2010

A person riding a bike has been hit by a truck in Sacramento.

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