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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

North Korea Strikes Deal: Nuclear Suspension For Food Aid

North Korea Strikes Deal: Nuclear Suspension For Food Aid


North Korea Strikes Deal: Nuclear Suspension For Food Aid

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

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How Soaring Gas Prices Could Trigger Higher Airfares for the Remainder of 2012

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

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The Most Powerful Weapon of Egypt's Ruling Generals: State TV

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 01:20 AM PST

TIME is allowed a rare visit into the heart of the junta's message machine. It is as heavily secured as a fortress.

After Michigan, 10 Things Mitt Romney Has to Do Now

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

You just won Michigan! What are you going to do next?

More Turmoil at News Corp. as James Murdoch Steps Down

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

James Murdoch is stepping down as executive chairman of News Corp.'s U.K. newspaper arm, the company said Wednesday

Coupon Backlash: Stores Change Policies for Extreme Couponers

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

For extreme couponers who pay only a few bucks for an entire shopping cart's worth of goods, or even earn money on their shopping trips by reimbursing coupons with a higher value than the item's price, couponing practically functions as a part-time job

Fukushima Report: Japan Mulled Tokyo Evacuation

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

An independent panel released a scathing review of the government's handling of the crisis that unfolded last March at the stricken Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant

How a 'Starshade' Can Help a Space Telescope Find E.T.

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 03:00 AM PST

Stars do a devilishly good job of hiding the planets that circle them, but there's a clever way to flush them out

Hamas Signals Break with Iran, But Is That Good for Israel?

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 01:20 AM PST

Tuesday's announcement that the Hamas leadership has officially relocated from Damascus, and its public declarations of support for the Syrian rebels, suggest a dramatic political break with Iran

The Cast-Iron Pan: The Black-Iron Heart of America

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

A new cookbook reminds us of the age-old glories of cast iron

Couch Potatoes, Rejoice! Learning Can Be Passive

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

New research overturns the theory that you can only learn by doing

Why Bolivia's Coca Farmers Switched to Coffee Beans

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 01:20 AM PST

In a dramatic success story for USAID, the farmers who used to cultivate coca leaves for profit are turning to coffee for even greater gains

Harry Potter and the Future of Public Libraries

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

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ARPA-E: Real Talk From Bill Gates on Energy

Posted: 29 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Ohio School Shooting: Are Parents to Blame When Kids Take Guns to Class?

The Ohio School Shooting: Are Parents to Blame When Kids Take Guns to Class?


The Ohio School Shooting: Are Parents to Blame When Kids Take Guns to Class?

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 10:05 AM PST

We cannot talk about school violence without recognizing where the violence was conceived and nurtured: at home

Can Syria's Assad Fight His Way to Political Survival?

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 09:40 AM PST

Even if he can't win, Assad may have reason to believe that he can nonetheless fight to a messy draw

The Renting Burden: When Families Spend Half Their Income on Housing

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 10:05 AM PST

Renters are experiencing especially tough times of late: At the same time that renters' incomes have fallen 4%, money spent on housing has increased by 4%.

The Republican Race Looks Murky, in Michigan and Beyond

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 09:00 AM PST

Now that the heavyweight tussle in Michigan has arrived, we're liable to learn nothing at all

Healthier Brains: Is a Fish Diet, and Omega-3, the Answer?

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 10:05 AM PST

Fish has long had a reputation as a brain food. The new study, however, is the first to link blood levels of omega-3s with brain shrinkage

Wanted: Winter Survival Experts to Train Navy SEALs

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 10:05 AM PST

Turns out the coolest Navy SEALs, those belonging to SEAL Team 6 (or the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, as they are officially known) need special training to operate in the cold.

Fly the Social Skies: More Networking at 10,000 Feet

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 10:05 AM PST

Gone may be days of sitting next to a screaming baby or in front of a 'kicker' on your flight

Jeremy Lin's Triumph over Stereotype Threat

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 10:05 AM PST

Why low expectations based on our race of gender can be so hard to overcome

Wikileaks's Stratfor Emails Reveal Unexpected Talent for Comedy

Posted: 21 Oct 2011 10:20 PM PDT

Of the documents that have been released so far, the most amusing is undoubtedly 'The Stratfor Glossary of Useful, Baffling and Strange Intelligence Terms.'

A Climate Warrior Puts It All on the Line -- Including His Life

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 07:10 AM PST

A new book by Michael Mann describes the condemnation, smears and, yes, death threats he has endured

Help Wanted: Now James Spader Leaving The Office

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 10:05 AM PST

Help Wanted: Now James Spader Leaving The Office

Why Active Video Games Don't Make Kids Exercise More

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 10:05 AM PST

The problem with exercise games is that you actually have to play them to benefit

Turkish Taboos Challenged by Success of Movie About Gays

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 09:40 AM PST

Turkish movie-theater bookers were less than enthusiastic when two directors, Mehmet Binay and Caner Alper, approached them with a film inspired by the true story of a 26-year-old killed, allegedly by his father, for being gay

How Affirmative Action Backfires at Universities

Posted: 28 Feb 2012 10:05 AM PST

The policy of placing students with better-prepared peers ultimately makes classrooms less diverse. Here's why

Monday, February 27, 2012

Putin Assassination Plot: Real Threat or Election Ploy?

Putin Assassination Plot: Real Threat or Election Ploy?


Putin Assassination Plot: Real Threat or Election Ploy?

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 09:30 AM PST

A Russian news channel says Chechen terrorists were plotting to assassinate Vladimir Putin. Opponents think it may be an attempt to shore up support for Putin before next week's presidential election

Rethinking Infertility: Study Shows Women Have Egg-Producing Stem Cells

Posted: 20 Feb 2012 03:00 AM PST

If confirmed, the discovery of egg-producing stem cells may someday help treat women with infertility.

Los Angeles: The Resurrection of Antonio Villaraigosa

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 09:15 AM PST

Just when his mayoralty seemed certain to end in a whimper, Villaraigosa returns to the national stage with a high-voltage appointment by Barack Obama

Meryl's Big Night: Oscar Toasts The Iron Lady, The Artist and Scorsese's Hugo

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

In the most retro ceremony ever, 10 of the 18 awards for which live-action feature films were eligible went to a pair of tributes to silent pictures

Red Carpet: The Best and Worst Dressed of 2012

Posted: 09 Feb 2012 02:40 PM PST

As Hollywood's A list descends on Los Angeles for the 84th annual Academy Awards, TIME looks at the winners and losers on the red carpet.

How Santorum's Scolding Is Dooming His Campaign

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 09:15 AM PST

In recent weeks voters have begun to see that Santorum thinks they are part of the moral downfall of the country. And his numbers are starting to turn

Will the Supreme Court Kill Affirmative Action?

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

A white student was rejected from a college that uses race as a factor in admissions. Her case is now going to the highest court in the land

WikiLeaks Begins Publishing 'Millions' of Stolen Stratfor E-Mails

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

Global intelligence firm Stratfor may have secured its perimeters after its servers were infiltrated late last year, but a mammoth e-mail dump just hit the grid courtesy of WikiLeaks

Why China Will Have an Economic Crisis

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

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Koran Burning: Can U.S. and Afghan Troops Work Together?

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 09:30 AM PST

The death of two American military officers allegedly at the hand of an Afghan colleague deepens a crisis that continues to weigh on the country

How U.S. Soldiers Are Fueling the Endangered-Species Trade

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

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When Gas Prices Are High, High Car Prices Follow

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 10:20 AM PST

When Gas Prices Are High, High Car Prices Follow

Little Neptune: Scientists Confirm a 'Water-World' Planet

Posted: 23 Feb 2012 10:25 PM PST

Some imaginative astronomical sleuthing turns up one of the weirdest planets yet

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Disorder in the Court As Egypt's Trial of Democracy NGOs Begins

Disorder in the Court As Egypt's Trial of Democracy NGOs Begins


Disorder in the Court As Egypt's Trial of Democracy NGOs Begins

Posted: 26 Feb 2012 06:10 AM PST

For an hour and a half on Sunday afternoon, chaos reigned in the NewCairo Court on the capital's northeast outskirts, as people jostledfor position around the defendants' docket.

Cover Story: Why Latinos Will Pick the Next President

Posted: 23 Feb 2012 10:25 PM PST

Cover Story: Why Latinos Will Pick the Next President

Adam Sandler's Jack & Jill Nominated for 12 Razzie Awards

Posted: 13 Apr 2011 05:35 PM PDT

And the worst film of the year is officially...

Silent Scream: Playing Piano for Nosferatu

Posted: 26 Feb 2012 10:50 AM PST

How a professional silent movie accompanist scares his audience for the silent horror classic, Nosferatu

Little People: Will Climate Change Shrink the Species?

Posted: 06 Feb 2011 10:15 PM PST

There's at least a theoretical possibility that a warmer and warmer world could lead to tinier and tinier humans.

7 Ways to Sound Smart at Your Oscar Party

Posted: 26 Feb 2012 10:50 AM PST

We all love to watch; we're all baffled by the pageantry. Here are some worthy talking points for your Oscar shindig

Does the 21st Century Need to Be an 'American Century?'

Posted: 26 Feb 2012 06:10 AM PST

Though the Republican presidential hopefuls are still duking it out amongst themselves, it seems the GOP has already thrown down the gauntlet on foreign policy

How A College Hoops Coach Cashed In On Moneyball

Posted: 25 Feb 2012 06:05 AM PST

The Brad Pitt movie might win an Oscar Sunday night. But for a small, struggling college basketball team in upstate New York, Moneyball has meant a lot more