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Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Striking Bird

Dec 26, 2010

As if weather-related cancellations are not enough, an Alaska Airlines flight turned back because it hit a bird shortly after taking off.

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Monster Storm Bears Down on Mid-Atlantic, Northeast After Leaving Christmas Snowfall in South

Dec 26, 2010

NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful winter storm lay a snow blanket from the South to the Northeast on Sunday, turning roads slick, stranding thousands of airline, train and bus passengers and putting a chill in retailers' day-after-Christmas sales.

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Tennessee Law Enforcement Classifies Protected Free Speech as "Suspicious Activity"

Dec 26, 2010

NASHVILLE, TN, Dec. 21, 2010 - The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee (ACLU-TN) today learned that the government-run Tennessee Fusion Center is highlighting on its website map of "Terrorism Events and Other Suspicious Activity" a recent ACLU-...

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Mars Movie: I’m Dreaming of a Blue Sunset

Dec 26, 2010

Dec. 22, 2010 - A new Mars movie clip gives us a rover's-eye view of a bluish Martian sunset, while another clip shows the silhouette of the moon Phobos passing in front of the sun. America's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, carefully guided by res...

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Penan go to court to defend Heart of Borneo rainforests

Dec 26, 2010
Penan go to court to defend Heart of Borneo rainforests

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100% of most challenging Christmas plastic wrapping could be recycled by new tech

Dec 26, 2010
100% of most challenging Christmas plastic wrapping could be recycled by new tech

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Big Oil moves one step closer to drilling in the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea

Dec 26, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 23, 2010 - The Native Village of Point Hope and Alaska Wilderness League expressed disappointment today that oil companies are one step closer to conducting oil and gas development activities in the pristine and fragile Arctic Oce...

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Reversal of Bush-era "No More Wilderness" Policy Applauded

Dec 26, 2010

Dec. 23, 2010 - Secretary of Interior Salazar's new wilderness guidance gives needed protection to millions of acres of wilderness-quality lands in the West. The new policy is a critical step towards ensuring the permanent protection of the last remai...

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EPA to Set Modest Pace for Greenhouse Gas Standards

Dec 26, 2010

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2010 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued its plan for establishing greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution standards under the Clean Air Act in 2011. The agency looked at a number of sectors and is moving forward on GHG standa...

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Playboy’s Hefner Gets Engaged to a Playmate Again

Dec 26, 2010

Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner says he's gotten engaged again.

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