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Two, sometimes three evenings a week, just down the block from my home, the sounds of intermittently blown whistles pierce the air, followed by either cheering or booing for the littlest of the little ones playing football.
Aircraft collisions that are “barely avoided” have increased more than 600 percent in the past four years, according to data from the Federal Aviation Administration, potentially putting thousands of passengers’ lives at risk.
Aircraft collisions that are "barely avoided" have increased more than 600 percent in the past four years, according to data from the Federal Aviation Administration, potentially putting thousands of passengers' lives at risk.
Over the past four years, opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline have vehemently argued that the project will cause irreparable harm to the environment. Yet, time and time again, their claims have inevitably proven to be grounded deeper in political rhetoric than in scientific fact.
The Kansas state school board has approved new science standards for public schools that treat both evolution and climate change as key concepts to be taught from kindergarten through the 12th grade.
The United States suffers far more violent deaths than any other wealthy nation, due in part to the widespread possession of firearms and the practice of storing them at home in a place that is often unlocked, according to a report released Wednesday by two of the nation's leading health research institutions.
Iran will not stop short of developing a nuclear weapon unless it thinks the United States is able and willing to respond with military force ("Iran: Uranium enrichment to be expedited," Web, Wednesday). Yet the unprecedented defense cuts that are part of the "fiscal cliff" could undermine the credibility of U.S. military capabilities, effectively prompting Iran to call our bluff.
Some two weeks after Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta warned of a potential "cyber-Pearl Harbor" involving a possible attack on the electric grid, Mother Nature took the cue and hit the East Coast with a storm that left millions of us for days without electricity from the grid.
A government-backed committee of the National Research Council issued a report Friday saying the United States would have adequate biosecurity protections even if plans for a proposed $1.14 billion lab in Kansas are scaled back.