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The House speaker lashed out at conservative advocacy groups over their opposition to the budget agreement reached by Republican Rep. Paul Ryan and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray. His reaction comes not a moment too soon, as far as the speaker's...
A painstaking analysis of 14 James Bond novels by some British doctors reveals that the international spy consumed six or more drinks a day, on average. He also went on benders that would have made his driving stunts downright suicidal.
Jang Song Thaek, who had been a key figure in helping his nephew consolidate power after his father's death, was executed after being found guilty of treason.
Though they may seem still and inert, blocks are constantly evolving.
Countries around the world are moving to officially adopt recognition of a third gender. Commentator Barbara J. King thinks we should go further, embracing a fluid system of gender identities.
Albany, NY, Nov 20, 2012 — Gas drilling companies in New York State says they're "exhausted" by a more than four year long review process on whether to allow hydro fracking in New York, that they say they now fear will drag on into 2013. Go to full article
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Hamden, CT, Nov 20, 2012 — Most New York City voters say Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg did an "excellent" or "good" job responding to Hurricane Sandy. But according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today, when asked who did the best job, 36% say New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and 22% President Barack Obama--beating out both Cuomo and Bloomberg. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Canton, NY, Nov 20, 2012 — Part of an exhibition of Rockwell Kent's work at St. Lawrence University explores his literary side. Kent was one of America's most famous 20th century artists, and owned a... Go to full article
Watertown, NY, Nov 19, 2012 — Marital fidelity is a sensitive subject for many in the military. Relationships are stressed by distance, frequent moves and the dangers of war. Gen. David Petraeus's... Go to full article