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Anti-U.N. violence spread to Haiti's capital Thursday as protesters blocked roads and attacked foreigners' cars over suspicions that peacekeepers introduced a cholera epidemic that has killed more than 1,100 people.
Call it the Election Day dog that didn't bark - or, possibly, the oiled bird that didn't fly. The BP oil spill had virtually no impact at the polls on Nov. 2. The fact that the biggest ecological scare of the summer was nearly forgotten by fall says a lot about where the American people stand on energy and environmental issues.
President Barack Obama is honoring scientists, engineers and researchers, including the inventor of the digital camera and leaders in electrochemistry and climate change research.
Anti-U.N. rioting fueled by cholera fears scaled down in northern Haiti on Wednesday following official calls for calm, but several hundred demonstrators took to the streets of the capital to denounce the government.
"Don't count on seeing superstar Cher, nor her 'Burlesque' co-star Stanley Tucci, cruisin' around in a Prius anytime soon. Unlike many of their Hollywood counterparts, these two aren't buying into the hybrid-car hoopla."
A new report says India could be 2 degrees Celsius (3.8 F) warmer than 1970s levels within 20 years _ a change that would disrupt rain cycles and wreak havoc on the country's agriculture and freshwater supplies, experts said Wednesday.