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Poll: 80% Say Government Shutdown Threats 'Unacceptable'
Americans are united across party lines in thinking that threatening a government shutdown as a negotiating ploy is unacceptable. Read more...
The Solar Capital Of New England
As a result of innovative work being done by Green Mountain Power, Senator Bernie Sanders said Rutland is becoming "a real spark plug for the rest of the state and the rest of the country." Read more...
Obama Weekly Address: Syria 'A Serious Threat To Our National Security'
In his weekly address, President Obama makes the case for limited and targeted military action to hold the Assad regime accountable for its violation of international norms prohibiting the use of chemical weapons. Read more...
Last year, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited his ally President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, where the firebrand leaders unleashed defiant rhetoric at the United States. Read more...
A new strain of coronavirus claims another life...this time in France. A 65-year-old man who had been traveling in Dubai has died from the illness, the French health ministry said. He was the first Frenchman to fall ill from the SARS-like coronavirus. The World Health Organization says the virus, which causes coughing, fever and pneumonia, can likely be passed between humans, but only after prolonged, close contact. Out of 44 confirmed cases worldwide, 23 people have now died with most of those infected having traveled in the Middle East. Read more...

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Cutting the budget of the already financially strapped National Weather Service as we're experiencing an increasing number of climate change related super storms, what could go wrong? Read more...
Biologists say manatees in Peru's Amazon rainforest are in danger of extinction. A wildlife organization is trying to save the animals, but one of the biggest threats to their existence is a part of Peruvian culture. Even though Read more...
Remember climate change? The issue barely came up during the presidential campaigns, and little has been said since. But bringing climate change back into our national conversation is as much a communications challenge as it is a scientific Read more...
A Denver mother who believed her daughter was being bullied at school drove into the school's parking lot and threatened four girls with a gun, according to an arrest document. Read more...
The hacktivist collective Anonymous has released what it claims to be a cache of personal details of members of the Westboro Baptist Church, after members of the extremist religious group said on Twitter that they would picket Sandy Hook Read more...