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Friday, September 30, 2011

Anwar al-Awlaki Is Dead: U.S.-Born al Qaeda Leader Killed in Drone Strike

Anwar al-Awlaki Is Dead: U.S.-Born al Qaeda Leader Killed in Drone Strike


Anwar al-Awlaki Is Dead: U.S.-Born al Qaeda Leader Killed in Drone Strike

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 12:05 AM PDT

Yemeni journalists and government officials report that it was a drone strike on a car that killed the American-born radical cleric, along with his bodyguards

Breathe Easy: The 10 Cleanest U.S. Cities

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 11:47 AM PDT

Breathe Easy: The 10 Cleanest U.S. Cities

Beer By Google: Company Creates Dark, Belgian Brew

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 11:47 AM PDT

Beer By Google: Company Creates Dark, Belgian Brew

Wall Street Protests Gain Support of Labor Groups (and Hip-Hop Legends)

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 11:47 AM PDT

Wall Street Protests Gain Support of Labor Groups (and Hip-Hop Legends)

Ken Burns' Prohibition: Reliving a Very Bad Idea

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 11:47 AM PDT

Ken Burns' Prohibition: Reliving a Very Bad Idea

The 3 Jobs That Make Employees Likelier to Smoke

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 11:47 AM PDT

The 3 Jobs That Make Employees Likelier to Smoke

Articles of Faith: Is the Death Penalty in Keeping with Catholic Doctrine (and Should Justice Scalia Resign)?

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 04:50 AM PDT

As increasing numbers of death row inmates are exonerated and questions swirl about the possibility that states have executed innocent individuals, abolition of the death penalty has become as critical as opposition to abortion for some Catholics

Street Smarts

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 11:47 AM PDT

Street Smarts

Q&A: Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 08:30 AM PDT

The precedent-setting leader explains why she has decided to run for re-election: "We cannot afford to put the country in the hands of someone that lacks experience"

Rare Reversal: Burma Listens to Its People, Suspends Dam

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 11:47 AM PDT

Rare Reversal: Burma Listens to Its People, Suspends Dam

Bank of America to Charge $5 a Month For Debit Card Use Next Year

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 11:47 AM PDT

Bank of America to Charge $5 a Month For Debit Card Use Next Year

Why More Young American Jews Sympathize with Palestinians

Posted: 30 Sep 2011 08:30 AM PDT

The Palestinian bid for recognition at the U.N. has elicited differing responses within the Jewish community. Younger American Jews are more likely than their parents to be acquainted with the Palestinians and their story

Thursday, September 29, 2011

The New Facebook: Did Zuckerberg Just Change Social Networking Forever?

The New Facebook: Did Zuckerberg Just Change Social Networking Forever?


The New Facebook: Did Zuckerberg Just Change Social Networking Forever?

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 12:38 PM PDT

The New Facebook: Did Zuckerberg Just Change Social Networking Forever?

Germany Votes Yes, But the Euro Crisis Is Far From Over

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 12:38 PM PDT

Germany Votes Yes, But the Euro Crisis Is Far From Over

Fueled by Pepper Spray: Wall Street Protesters Entrench and Organize

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 04:30 AM PDT

A protest that began in utter dysfunction has given way to a fairly organized movement with a base camp for its most stalwart members

Planetary Mystery: How in the World Did Mercury Form?

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 12:38 PM PDT

Planetary Mystery: How in the World Did Mercury Form?

The 10 Most Air-Polluted Cities in the U.S.

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 05:00 AM PDT

The World Health Organization has ranked global cities on the amount of particulate pollution in their air. Here's the dirtiest of the dirty in the U.S.

Kids and Food: Parents Who Nag About Clean Plates Could Raise Problem Eaters

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 12:38 PM PDT

Kids and Food: Parents Who Nag About Clean Plates Could Raise Problem Eaters

Piranha in the Water! 100 Bitten at Brazil Beach

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 12:38 PM PDT

Piranha in the Water! 100 Bitten at Brazil Beach

TIME Survey: Wealthier Americans More Pessimistic About Economy

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 12:38 PM PDT

TIME Survey: Wealthier Americans More Pessimistic About Economy

As California Fights Prison Overcrowding, Some See a Golden Opportunity

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 04:30 AM PDT

For L.A. County, California's plan to reduce prison overcrowding will either cause a spike in crime or lead to safer streets -- and that depends on whom you talk to.


Troy Davis execution causes a push for eyewitness reform

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 04:30 AM PDT

There are two essential takeaways from Davis' execution: First, that eyewitnesses are extremely unreliable, and second, that because of that unreliability, the death penalty shouldn't hinge solely on eyewitness recall

Listeria-Laced Cantaloupe: 6 Things You Need to Know

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 12:38 PM PDT

Listeria-Laced Cantaloupe: 6 Things You Need to Know

Egypt: Why the Muslim Brotherhood Isn't All That Fraternal

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 04:10 AM PDT

Increased liberty has increased divisions in what was once the most unified and organized (if illegal) political force in the country

5 Ways You're Getting Nickel-and-Dimed While Traveling

Posted: 29 Sep 2011 04:30 AM PDT

Don't look now, but travel could be getting even more expensive

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Could the European Debt Crisis Cause a U.S. Bank to Fail?

Could the European Debt Crisis Cause a U.S. Bank to Fail?


Could the European Debt Crisis Cause a U.S. Bank to Fail?

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 12:50 AM PDT

Depending on how you look at it, U.S. banks could lose as much as $1 trillion if the current money troubles in Europe were to lead to a full blown financial crisis. Or they could close to nothing

Game Changer: Hugh Forrest, the Geek Guru of South by Southwest

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 11:31 AM PDT

Game Changer: Hugh Forrest, the Geek Guru of South by Southwest

Fallout in the Sahara: Did the War in Libya Play into the Hands of al-Qaeda?

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 04:40 AM PDT

The war to oust Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi may have spawned a new security crisis in an impoverished country to Libya's south

Listeria Outbreak in Cantaloupes Kills 13, Now Deadliest in a Decade

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 11:31 AM PDT

Listeria Outbreak in Cantaloupes Kills 13, Now Deadliest in a Decade

Amazon Unveils $79 Kindle, $199 Kindle Fire Tablet

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 11:31 AM PDT

Amazon Unveils $79 Kindle, $199 Kindle Fire Tablet

Why Chris Christie Is No Savior for Conservatives

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 04:45 AM PDT

Christie delivered a crowd-pleasing address complaining that President Obama had failed to meet his promise and that America needs new leadership to restore its greatness

Health Insurance Premiums Soar, Yet Again

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 11:31 AM PDT

Health Insurance Premiums Soar, Yet Again

Why scientists are smarter than politicians

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 03:45 AM PDT

A new book finds the artistry in science -- and what it means for the world

Syrian protests might not mirror those in Libya

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 04:40 AM PDT

U.S. Ambassador Robert Ford tells TIME that while the Assad regime is creating a violent showdown, it's vital that the opposition refrain from turning to arms

Germans and the Euro: Can't Live With It, Can't Live Without It

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 04:40 AM PDT

In Frankfurt, Germans see the continued bailout of other euro zone countries as an affront; but leaving the currency altogether is just as unpalatable

Displaced by Floods, South Asia's Poor Help Themselves

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 11:31 AM PDT

With at least 5.5 million people affected by flooding in Pakistan and 2 million in India, monsoon floods on the Subcontinent sometimes seem like a grim annual ritual

Could a Peaceful Protest in Burma Signal Real Reform?

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 11:31 AM PDT

Could a Peaceful Protest in Burma Signal Real Reform?

Germany: A New Book Details Hugo Boss's Link with the Nazi

Posted: 28 Sep 2011 04:40 AM PDT

The top German fashion house that bears the name of famed designer Hugo Boss has commissioned a study to try to clarify his role during the Nazi regime

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The Controversial Willingham Case: What Rick Perry Knew About the Execution (and When)

The Controversial Willingham Case: What Rick Perry Knew About the Execution (and When)


The Controversial Willingham Case: What Rick Perry Knew About the Execution (and When)

Posted: 26 Sep 2011 11:40 PM PDT

The Controversial Willingham Case: What Rick Perry Knew About the Execution (and When)

Why the Afghan Plan to Woo Taliban Fighters Is Floundering

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 11:20 AM PDT

Very little of the money allocated by donors to offer an alternative livelihood to insurgents willing to put down their weapons is actually reaching Taliban turncoats

Monday's Great Solar Storm: A Warning For the Future

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 01:02 PM PDT

Monday's Great Solar Storm: A Warning For the Future

Can a 'Big Bang' Plan Save the Euro?

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 11:20 AM PDT

Reports suggest the E.U. could overcome the debt crisis with a three-prong plan which would dramatically increase the size of the European bailout fund

Elvis Lives: Rare Images of the Icon's Defining Year

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 01:02 PM PDT

Elvis Lives: Rare Images of the Icon's Defining Year

Real Estate Bright Spot: The Loft Market

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 01:02 PM PDT

Real Estate Bright Spot: The Loft Market

Nancy Grace Denies the Dancing with the Stars Wardrobe Malfunction

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 01:02 PM PDT

Nancy Grace Denies the Dancing with the Stars Wardrobe Malfunction

Could Coffee Lower Your Risk of Depression?

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 01:02 PM PDT

Could Coffee Lower Your Risk of Depression?

Is Amazon Launching Three Kindle Tablets on Wednesday?

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 01:02 PM PDT

Is Amazon Launching Three Kindle Tablets on Wednesday?

Exclusive: TIME Meets Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 01:02 PM PDT

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the international statesman of the moment

How Nevada Became the Go-To State to Evade Taxes

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 01:02 PM PDT

How Nevada Became the Go-To State to Evade Taxes

Pope Benedict, Visiting Native Germany, Dogged by Protests

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 11:20 AM PDT

Why Pope Benedict XVI's first state visit to his native Germany was dogged with protest and controversy

Children and Guns: Why Doctors Have a Right to Know

Posted: 26 Sep 2011 08:25 AM PDT

A federal judge overturns a Florida law stating that doctors can't ask parents about guns in their household -- a law that critics said was a sign of gun-rights protections gone too far

Saudi Women Get the Vote, But Real Power Is Elusive

Posted: 27 Sep 2011 01:02 PM PDT

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah granted women the right to vote and run in the next set of municipal elections, scheduled for 2015