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Russia Breaks "Wall" Into US Nuclear Market

Reuters | Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Russia signed a landmark deal to supply nuclear fuel directly to U.S. companies on Tuesday, setting itself up to control 20 percent of the U.S. uraniu...

School Lunches Around the World

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marlene H. Phillips

We're getting ripped off twice: once by paying to feed our American kids a junk food diet, then again when those same kids develop health problems that could have been prevented with better understanding of the nutritional value of food.

American Open

Dennis Whittle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dennis Whittle

Participating in the American Open makes nonprofits in the US eligible to leverage our network of donors, our technology and partner relationships.

America's Triple-A Rating Is At Risk

Financial Times | David Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Long before the current financial crisis, nearly two years ago, a little-noticed cloud darkened the horizon for the US government. It was ignored. But...

What the Hell is Going On?

Adam McKay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam McKay

What happened to hissing? It works, and people like Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and John Yoo should get a wave of it every time they enter a restaurant. That's borderline civic duty type of stuff.

Reading The Pictures: America All Pumped Up In Korengal Valley

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2009-05-10-pumpingiron.jpgAt first, I thought this photo of Spc. Taylor Jordan lifting weights in the Korengal Valley was published out of irony.

Where Would We Be Without Our Mothers?

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chantal Sicile-Kira

When people see what life with my son, Jeremy, entails in terms of energy, and organization, advocating, resource-finding, they often ask, "How do you do it?" "I had a great role model," I reply.

A New President and a New Generation Seek a Nuclear Weapons Free Future

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

A new generation of Evangelical Christians launched The Two Futures Project whose mission is "for the abolition of all nuclear weapons."

America's Essential Political Insanity

Ian Welsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Welsh

In America, you can get away with being nuts as long as enough people are benefiting from you being insane.

The Audacity of Souter's Successor

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

There are many American women qualified to succeed Souter on the way-too-male court, but Barack Obama has his eye on a guy -- namely, Barack Obama!

Goodbye/Hello 2 "Consumer: a Retro Concept"

Patt Cottingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Patt Cottingham

Goodbye to the limiting branding and marketing models of consumerism. Hello to taping into the richer branding and marketing models of citizenry.

People-to-People-Based Foreign Policy

Kenneth Wollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kenneth Wollack

We can foster connections and exchanges that can build trust, demonstrate our values, and blend people together in a web of relationships that cross borders and cultural divides.

The Obamas Get Jazzy With New First Dog Named: Bo!

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Wendy Diamond

Kudos to the Obama family. They researched the best breed that fit their family, they consulted Ted Kennedy, who has Portuguese Water Dogs, and they "adopted" a dog that had been returned.

Martin Wolf: Cutting Back Financial Capitalism Is America's Big Test

Financial Times | Martin Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Is the US Russia? The question seems provocative, if not outrageous. Yet the person asking it is Simon Johnson, former chief economist at the Internat...

Metal Music Morocco: Where West and East Co-Exist

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

There is something really cool and special about seeing a girl wearing a Hijab who throws up the universal Metal/Rock sign with her hands.

Is America's Love Affair With The "Exburbs" Over?

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jean Bell didn't plan to take care of her neighbor's lawn when she moved to this cluster of brick townhouses hard by the freeway. But the house next ...

Yes, America Has AIDS Orphans -- Lots

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Norwood

As Madonna and Angelina Jolie comb the world for orphans, American children who have lost parents to AIDS seem to have no celebrity champions.

Obama Declares Himself President-For-Life (No Fooling!)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"I am ashamed at getting my stimulus bill passed so quickly. Republicans, those masters of bipartisanship, offered their sincere efforts to delay this bill for months and, I admit, I ignored them."

The Personal Politics of Hopelessness

Ian Welsh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ian Welsh

Then there are a fair number of politicians who will tell you about the lousy jobs they had as teenagers, or maybe in their early twenties. But they knew they weren't staying there.

Gaddafi Storms Out Of Arab Summit, Slams Saudi King For Pro-Americanism

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Doha, Qatar - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi stormed out of an Arab summit on Monday after denouncing the Saudi king for his long ties to the West. Ga...

Afghanistan War: The West's 'Fatal Mistakes'

The Independent | Patrick Cockburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After seven long years in which it seemed a sideshow to the bigger conflict in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan has reached a critical point. The US must ...

American College Reporters See Israel Up Close In The Editors Screened Tomorrow in DC

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Kloosterman

Six university newspaper editors from America visited Israel for the first time last December, and the already planned trip happened to coincide with the first week of the recent Gaza Conflict.

Russian-American Relations "Deeply Troubled"

AP | BARRY SCHWEID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The United States should seek Russia's close cooperation in dealing with Iran and solicit Moscow's participation or at least acquiescen...

Sluggish Economy Affects Number of College Girls Going Wild

Tom McCaffrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom McCaffrey

Spring Break '09 showed the lowest amount of drunken women taking off their tops for video cameras ever.

America Today -- WTF?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

As we sit around asking, the country is falling in shambles around us. Life preservers are being thrown out to the lucky, well-connected few and most are sitting around saying, "WTF?"