Tuesday, November 6, 2012

06-Nov-2012 23:18

What is the natural world worth? :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/gallery/eco-sols-text-nature-economics/index.html?eref�ition

Candidates ignoring Mexico drug war? :: "Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States," is something I heard a lot growing up in Mexico in the 1980s. How that saying, first coined by President Porfirio Diaz around the turn of the 20th century, resonates today.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/mexico-city-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Economy not key to win :: Is a struggling economy the key ingredient that dooms an incumbent president to a single term?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/davis-presidential-election-history/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20178192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 27 October - 2 November 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20178200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/castellanos-obama-romney-culture/index.html?eref�ition

Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/politics/third-party-candidates/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/nairobi-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/ghitis-president-free-world/index.html?eref�ition

Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/27/business/spain-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/26/labropoulou-greece-austerity-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Japan's obsession with blood types :: It is a widespread belief in Japan that your character is linked to your blood type. Ruth Evans explores this dubious conventional wisdom.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20170787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

When wild beasts roamed the UK :: How free trade and the British Empire brought elephants, tigers and bears to the streets of English towns and cities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20166624#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 5 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20203912#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Republicans' Senate hopes dim :: Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/politics/senate-races/index.html?eref�ition

How runners help Sandy recovery :: With slightly more than 36 hours to go before the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the annual event, amid criticisms the runners would be siphoning off valuable resources needed in the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/health/nyc-marathon-runners-time/index.html?eref�ition

Many customs of Diwali festival :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

In a close U.S. election, first clues to winner could come early :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cETbg0cbymM/us-usa-campaign-guide-idUSBRE8A417J20121105

Rare John Lennon letter to Eric Clapton up for auction :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/T4fjE8acivk/entertainment-us-johnlennon-auction-idUSBRE8A41HJ20121105

US soldier in court over massacre :: Preliminary hearings begin for US soldier Sgt Robert Bales who is accused of killing 16 civilians, including nine children, in Afghanistan.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20207800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

Death and taxes in Italy :: Six months ago, an Italian bricklayer behind on his taxes wrote a note to his wife of 27 years, then doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire outside a bologna tax office. Giuseppe Campaniello died nine days later.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/10/business/italy-economy-suicide/index.html?eref�ition

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets :: Oil companies could soon be using an innovative new technique involving nanotechnology and magnets to help clean up offshore oil spills.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html?eref�ition

06-Nov-2012 23:18 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributor: The Real Loser: Truth :: Romney has wagered that facts can be ignored with impunity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/the-real-loser-truth.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Mayor Bloomberg's Blind Spot :: The real take-away from the drawn-out decision on the marathon.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/nocera-mayor-bloombergs-blind-spot.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Heart Grows Smarter :: A study that has followed a set of men from 1938 to the present time confirms that emotional intelligence is critical to leading a contented life.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/brooks-the-heart-grows-smarter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Lost the Europe Primary :: The Continent was full of hope at the president's election. And then...nothing happened.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/how-obama-lost-the-europe-primary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Spirit of America :: At the close of this presidential campaign it is worth recalling that America is an idea, and one that dies when hope and possibility disappear.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/the-spirit-of-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Republican Id :: At Miami University in Ohio, Paul Ryan's mentor provides a window into the party's thinking.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/keller-the-republican-id.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sandy Versus Katrina :: The federal response to two hurricanes shows that government can help in times of crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/krugman-sandy-versus-katrina.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Permanent Militarization of America :: We've ignored Dwight D. Eisenhower's warnings about the military-industrial complex, to our peril.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/the-permanent-militarization-of-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How Romney Would Treat Women :: When it comes to women's health issues, Mitt Romney is no moderate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/opinion/sunday/kristof-how-romney-would-treat-women.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

06-Nov-2012 22:45

What is the natural world worth? :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/gallery/eco-sols-text-nature-economics/index.html?eref�ition

Candidates ignoring Mexico drug war? :: "Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States," is something I heard a lot growing up in Mexico in the 1980s. How that saying, first coined by President Porfirio Diaz around the turn of the 20th century, resonates today.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/mexico-city-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Economy not key to win :: Is a struggling economy the key ingredient that dooms an incumbent president to a single term?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/davis-presidential-election-history/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20178192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 27 October - 2 November 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20178200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/castellanos-obama-romney-culture/index.html?eref�ition

Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/politics/third-party-candidates/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/nairobi-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/ghitis-president-free-world/index.html?eref�ition

Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/27/business/spain-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/26/labropoulou-greece-austerity-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Japan's obsession with blood types :: It is a widespread belief in Japan that your character is linked to your blood type. Ruth Evans explores this dubious conventional wisdom.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20170787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

When wild beasts roamed the UK :: How free trade and the British Empire brought elephants, tigers and bears to the streets of English towns and cities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20166624#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 5 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20203912#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Republicans' Senate hopes dim :: Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/politics/senate-races/index.html?eref�ition

How runners help Sandy recovery :: With slightly more than 36 hours to go before the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the annual event, amid criticisms the runners would be siphoning off valuable resources needed in the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/health/nyc-marathon-runners-time/index.html?eref�ition

Many customs of Diwali festival :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

In a close U.S. election, first clues to winner could come early :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cETbg0cbymM/us-usa-campaign-guide-idUSBRE8A417J20121105

Charlton v Cardiff :: Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's game between Charlton and Cardiff in the Championship.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20134231

Rare John Lennon letter to Eric Clapton up for auction :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/T4fjE8acivk/entertainment-us-johnlennon-auction-idUSBRE8A41HJ20121105

US soldier in court over massacre :: Preliminary hearings begin for US soldier Sgt Robert Bales who is accused of killing 16 civilians, including nine children, in Afghanistan.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20207800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

Death and taxes in Italy :: Six months ago, an Italian bricklayer behind on his taxes wrote a note to his wife of 27 years, then doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire outside a bologna tax office. Giuseppe Campaniello died nine days later.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/10/business/italy-economy-suicide/index.html?eref�ition

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

06-Nov-2012 22:45 Obama

Canada Would Welcome Election Losers :: Many Canadians would welcome the influx of disenchanted Obama supporters who've threatened to move if the president loses the election.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/fashion/canada-would-welcome-election-losers.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Romney Stumping, Obama to Play Basketball :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?id8433e8169979fee25d35aa9be8497

Obama congratulates Romney on "spirited campaign" :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4yqJZ9hfqHg/us-usa-campaign-obama-call-idUSBRE8A50W820121106

Obama and Romney Deadlocked, Polls Show :: Obama and Romney enter the final sprint before Election Day essentially deadlocked nationally in what looks set to be one of the closest presidential elections in U.S. history.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204349404578098631613708560.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

FiveThirtyEight: Nov. 5: Late Poll Gains for Obama Leave Romney With Longer Odds :: President Obama appears to have gained ground in the closing days of the race: among 12 national polls published on Monday, he led Mitt Romney by an average of 1.6 percentage points.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/nov-5-late-poll-gains-for-obama-leave-romney-with-longer-odds/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Lost the Europe Primary :: The Continent was full of hope at the president's election. And then...nothing happened.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/how-obama-lost-the-europe-primary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tearful Obama Ends Campaign in Iowa :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iF8163de8f12c1502c6d556c7101e4be

Emotional Obama ends campaign in Iowa with call for change :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/03IafLup4Dw/us-usa-campaign-obama-idUSBRE8A506S20121106

FiveThirtyEight: Did Hurricane Sandy Blow Romney Off Course? :: If President Obama wins re-election on Tuesday, the historical memory of the race might turn on the role played by Hurricane Sandy.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/nov-4-did-hurricane-sandy-blow-romney-off-course/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama's Progressive Gamble :: He bet his Presidency on expanding government because that's who he is.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204846304578094702265771038.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Editorial: Barack Obama for Re-election :: We enthusiastically endorse President Obama, who has earned a second term; Mitt Romney offers dangerous ideas, when he offers any.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/28/opinion/sunday/barack-obama-for-president.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Story of Barack Obama's Mother
:: Barack Obama's greatest influence was a woman most know nothing about. How her uncommon life shaped his worldview
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1729685,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Poll: Obama 50, Romney 47 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iva9b6f82f785191f58adf44369bcb2d


Obama

06-Nov-2012 21:16

What is the natural world worth? :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/gallery/eco-sols-text-nature-economics/index.html?eref�ition

Candidates ignoring Mexico drug war? :: "Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States," is something I heard a lot growing up in Mexico in the 1980s. How that saying, first coined by President Porfirio Diaz around the turn of the 20th century, resonates today.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/mexico-city-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Economy not key to win :: Is a struggling economy the key ingredient that dooms an incumbent president to a single term?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/davis-presidential-election-history/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20178192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 27 October - 2 November 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20178200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/castellanos-obama-romney-culture/index.html?eref�ition

Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/politics/third-party-candidates/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/nairobi-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/ghitis-president-free-world/index.html?eref�ition

Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/27/business/spain-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/26/labropoulou-greece-austerity-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Japan's obsession with blood types :: It is a widespread belief in Japan that your character is linked to your blood type. Ruth Evans explores this dubious conventional wisdom.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20170787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In New York's Rockaways, battered residents dig out and wait :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jKEc6szYg90/us-storm-sandy-rockaways-idUSBRE8A403D20121105

When wild beasts roamed the UK :: How free trade and the British Empire brought elephants, tigers and bears to the streets of English towns and cities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20166624#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 5 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20203912#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Republicans' Senate hopes dim :: Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/politics/senate-races/index.html?eref�ition

How runners help Sandy recovery :: With slightly more than 36 hours to go before the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the annual event, amid criticisms the runners would be siphoning off valuable resources needed in the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/health/nyc-marathon-runners-time/index.html?eref�ition

Many customs of Diwali festival :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

In a close U.S. election, first clues to winner could come early :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cETbg0cbymM/us-usa-campaign-guide-idUSBRE8A417J20121105

Charlton v Cardiff :: Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's game between Charlton and Cardiff in the Championship.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20134231

With Cadillac tweaks, GM heeds China taste for models with curves :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6ToixK7mTUY/us-gm-china-cadillac-idUSBRE8A41F020121105

US soldier in court over massacre :: Preliminary hearings begin for US soldier Sgt Robert Bales who is accused of killing 16 civilians, including nine children, in Afghanistan.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20207800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama has slight edge over Romney day before election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/o5Pj0n-tQXE/us-usa-campaign-poll-idUSBRE89K0A920121105

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

Death and taxes in Italy :: Six months ago, an Italian bricklayer behind on his taxes wrote a note to his wife of 27 years, then doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire outside a bologna tax office. Giuseppe Campaniello died nine days later.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/10/business/italy-economy-suicide/index.html?eref�ition

06-Nov-2012 21:16 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributor: The Real Loser: Truth :: Romney has wagered that facts can be ignored with impunity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/the-real-loser-truth.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Mayor Bloomberg's Blind Spot :: The real take-away from the drawn-out decision on the marathon.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/nocera-mayor-bloombergs-blind-spot.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Heart Grows Smarter :: A study that has followed a set of men from 1938 to the present time confirms that emotional intelligence is critical to leading a contented life.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/brooks-the-heart-grows-smarter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Lost the Europe Primary :: The Continent was full of hope at the president's election. And then...nothing happened.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/how-obama-lost-the-europe-primary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Spirit of America :: At the close of this presidential campaign it is worth recalling that America is an idea, and one that dies when hope and possibility disappear.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/the-spirit-of-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Republican Id :: At Miami University in Ohio, Paul Ryan's mentor provides a window into the party's thinking.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/keller-the-republican-id.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sandy Versus Katrina :: The federal response to two hurricanes shows that government can help in times of crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/krugman-sandy-versus-katrina.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Permanent Militarization of America :: We've ignored Dwight D. Eisenhower's warnings about the military-industrial complex, to our peril.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/the-permanent-militarization-of-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How Romney Would Treat Women :: When it comes to women's health issues, Mitt Romney is no moderate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/opinion/sunday/kristof-how-romney-would-treat-women.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

06-Nov-2012 20:16

What is the natural world worth? :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/gallery/eco-sols-text-nature-economics/index.html?eref�ition

Candidates ignoring Mexico drug war? :: "Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States," is something I heard a lot growing up in Mexico in the 1980s. How that saying, first coined by President Porfirio Diaz around the turn of the 20th century, resonates today.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/mexico-city-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Economy not key to win :: Is a struggling economy the key ingredient that dooms an incumbent president to a single term?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/davis-presidential-election-history/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20178192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 27 October - 2 November 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20178200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/castellanos-obama-romney-culture/index.html?eref�ition

Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/politics/third-party-candidates/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/nairobi-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/ghitis-president-free-world/index.html?eref�ition

Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/27/business/spain-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/26/labropoulou-greece-austerity-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Japan's obsession with blood types :: It is a widespread belief in Japan that your character is linked to your blood type. Ruth Evans explores this dubious conventional wisdom.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20170787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

When wild beasts roamed the UK :: How free trade and the British Empire brought elephants, tigers and bears to the streets of English towns and cities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20166624#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 5 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20203912#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Republicans' Senate hopes dim :: Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/politics/senate-races/index.html?eref�ition

How runners help Sandy recovery :: With slightly more than 36 hours to go before the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the annual event, amid criticisms the runners would be siphoning off valuable resources needed in the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/health/nyc-marathon-runners-time/index.html?eref�ition

Many customs of Diwali festival :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

In a close U.S. election, first clues to winner could come early :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cETbg0cbymM/us-usa-campaign-guide-idUSBRE8A417J20121105

Bolt nominated for 2012 athlete award :: He became the first man in Olympic history to defend both his 100 meter and 200 meter crowns and Usain Bolt's gold-plated 2012 could be about to get a little better.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/sport/atheltics-bolt-rudisha-merritt/index.html?eref�ition

Rare John Lennon letter to Eric Clapton up for auction :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/T4fjE8acivk/entertainment-us-johnlennon-auction-idUSBRE8A41HJ20121105

US soldier in court over massacre :: Preliminary hearings begin for US soldier Sgt Robert Bales who is accused of killing 16 civilians, including nine children, in Afghanistan.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20207800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

Death and taxes in Italy :: Six months ago, an Italian bricklayer behind on his taxes wrote a note to his wife of 27 years, then doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire outside a bologna tax office. Giuseppe Campaniello died nine days later.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/10/business/italy-economy-suicide/index.html?eref�ition

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/04/tech/box-home-eco-shipping/index.html?eref�ition

06-Nov-2012 20:16 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Contributor: The Real Loser: Truth :: Romney has wagered that facts can be ignored with impunity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/the-real-loser-truth.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Mayor Bloomberg's Blind Spot :: The real take-away from the drawn-out decision on the marathon.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/nocera-mayor-bloombergs-blind-spot.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Heart Grows Smarter :: A study that has followed a set of men from 1938 to the present time confirms that emotional intelligence is critical to leading a contented life.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/brooks-the-heart-grows-smarter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Lost the Europe Primary :: The Continent was full of hope at the president's election. And then...nothing happened.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/how-obama-lost-the-europe-primary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Spirit of America :: At the close of this presidential campaign it is worth recalling that America is an idea, and one that dies when hope and possibility disappear.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/the-spirit-of-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Republican Id :: At Miami University in Ohio, Paul Ryan's mentor provides a window into the party's thinking.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/keller-the-republican-id.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sandy Versus Katrina :: The federal response to two hurricanes shows that government can help in times of crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/krugman-sandy-versus-katrina.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Permanent Militarization of America :: We've ignored Dwight D. Eisenhower's warnings about the military-industrial complex, to our peril.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/the-permanent-militarization-of-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How Romney Would Treat Women :: When it comes to women's health issues, Mitt Romney is no moderate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/opinion/sunday/kristof-how-romney-would-treat-women.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

06-Nov-2012 19:14

What is the natural world worth? :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/gallery/eco-sols-text-nature-economics/index.html?eref�ition

Candidates ignoring Mexico drug war? :: "Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States," is something I heard a lot growing up in Mexico in the 1980s. How that saying, first coined by President Porfirio Diaz around the turn of the 20th century, resonates today.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/mexico-city-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Economy not key to win :: Is a struggling economy the key ingredient that dooms an incumbent president to a single term?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/davis-presidential-election-history/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20178192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 27 October - 2 November 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20178200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/castellanos-obama-romney-culture/index.html?eref�ition

Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/politics/third-party-candidates/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/nairobi-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/ghitis-president-free-world/index.html?eref�ition

Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/27/business/spain-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/26/labropoulou-greece-austerity-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Japan's obsession with blood types :: It is a widespread belief in Japan that your character is linked to your blood type. Ruth Evans explores this dubious conventional wisdom.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20170787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

US and Japan begin military drills amid China tension - BBC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEEodstCY64HT0B7Hk3KM8iMnyxgA&url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20202357

When wild beasts roamed the UK :: How free trade and the British Empire brought elephants, tigers and bears to the streets of English towns and cities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20166624#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 5 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20203912#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Republicans' Senate hopes dim :: Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/politics/senate-races/index.html?eref�ition

How runners help Sandy recovery :: With slightly more than 36 hours to go before the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the annual event, amid criticisms the runners would be siphoning off valuable resources needed in the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/health/nyc-marathon-runners-time/index.html?eref�ition

Aides: Israel's Peres pushed to seek premiership - The Associated Press :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH-z7SZx6u452cAzvl4djLWA7kyXg&url=http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5haN861scCAtCdHHtzJiSPbKumtBw?docId%3D336e69261ead4229a562016a1bcdca6c

Many customs of Diwali festival :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

In a close U.S. election, first clues to winner could come early :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cETbg0cbymM/us-usa-campaign-guide-idUSBRE8A417J20121105

Bolt nominated for 2012 athlete award :: He became the first man in Olympic history to defend both his 100 meter and 200 meter crowns and Usain Bolt's gold-plated 2012 could be about to get a little better.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/sport/atheltics-bolt-rudisha-merritt/index.html?eref�ition

US soldier in court over massacre :: Preliminary hearings begin for US soldier Sgt Robert Bales who is accused of killing 16 civilians, including nine children, in Afghanistan.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20207800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

Young Greeks struggle to find jobs :: Georgia Pandermi is looking for her first job without luck. She's not alone. The latest Greek employment data shows that more than half of people under 25 are out of work.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/05/business/greece-working-hours/index.html?eref�ition

Death and taxes in Italy :: Six months ago, an Italian bricklayer behind on his taxes wrote a note to his wife of 27 years, then doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire outside a bologna tax office. Giuseppe Campaniello died nine days later.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/10/business/italy-economy-suicide/index.html?eref�ition

Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/13/tech/fuel-cell-biomethanol-denmark/index.html?eref�ition

06-Nov-2012 19:14 Obama

Obama congratulates Romney on "spirited campaign" :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/4yqJZ9hfqHg/us-usa-campaign-obama-call-idUSBRE8A50W820121106

Obama and Romney Deadlocked, Polls Show :: Obama and Romney enter the final sprint before Election Day essentially deadlocked nationally in what looks set to be one of the closest presidential elections in U.S. history.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204349404578098631613708560.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Romney Still Stumping, Obama to Play Basketball :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?id8433e8169979fee25d35aa9be8497

FiveThirtyEight: Nov. 5: Late Poll Gains for Obama Leave Romney With Longer Odds :: President Obama appears to have gained ground in the closing days of the race: among 12 national polls published on Monday, he led Mitt Romney by an average of 1.6 percentage points.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/nov-5-late-poll-gains-for-obama-leave-romney-with-longer-odds/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama, Romney Make Final Appeals :: The long U.S. presidential campaign entered its final day Monday as President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney crisscrossed the country to battleground states.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204349404578100871396288106.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Op-Ed Contributor: How Obama Lost the Europe Primary :: The Continent was full of hope at the president's election. And then...nothing happened.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/how-obama-lost-the-europe-primary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tearful Obama Ends Campaign in Iowa :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iF8163de8f12c1502c6d556c7101e4be

Obama, Romney Tie in Dixville Notch :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�49a20c3018346e66b2012ac916ccef

Emotional Obama ends campaign in Iowa with call for change :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/03IafLup4Dw/us-usa-campaign-obama-idUSBRE8A506S20121106

FiveThirtyEight: Did Hurricane Sandy Blow Romney Off Course? :: If President Obama wins re-election on Tuesday, the historical memory of the race might turn on the role played by Hurricane Sandy.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/nov-4-did-hurricane-sandy-blow-romney-off-course/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Obama's Progressive Gamble :: He bet his Presidency on expanding government because that's who he is.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204846304578094702265771038.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Story of Barack Obama's Mother
:: Barack Obama's greatest influence was a woman most know nothing about. How her uncommon life shaped his worldview
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1729685,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Poll: Obama 50, Romney 47 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iva9b6f82f785191f58adf44369bcb2d

Canada Would Welcome Election Losers :: Many Canadians would welcome the influx of disenchanted Obama supporters who've threatened to move if the president loses the election.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/fashion/canada-would-welcome-election-losers.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Christopher DeMuth: A Referendum on ObamaCare and Liberty :: Without an immediate course change, the health-care law will become irreversible.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203707604578094731650301360.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular


Obama

06-Nov-2012 18:14

What is the natural world worth? :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/gallery/eco-sols-text-nature-economics/index.html?eref�ition

Candidates ignoring Mexico drug war? :: "Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States," is something I heard a lot growing up in Mexico in the 1980s. How that saying, first coined by President Porfirio Diaz around the turn of the 20th century, resonates today.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/mexico-city-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Economy not key to win :: Is a struggling economy the key ingredient that dooms an incumbent president to a single term?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/davis-presidential-election-history/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20178192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 27 October - 2 November 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20178200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/castellanos-obama-romney-culture/index.html?eref�ition

Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/politics/third-party-candidates/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/nairobi-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/ghitis-president-free-world/index.html?eref�ition

Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/27/business/spain-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/26/labropoulou-greece-austerity-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Japan's obsession with blood types :: It is a widespread belief in Japan that your character is linked to your blood type. Ruth Evans explores this dubious conventional wisdom.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20170787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Israeli Report Cites a Thwarted 2010 Move on Iran - New York Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNE0xG63w5-SzuRSopOmVCs-zT7rfQ&url=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/world/middleeast/israeli-report-cites-a-thwarted-2010-move-on-iran.html

In New York's Rockaways, battered residents dig out and wait :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jKEc6szYg90/us-storm-sandy-rockaways-idUSBRE8A403D20121105

Laos Summit to Open as Region Regains Momentum - Wall Street Journal :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNH4jPvrjG28oudZNa18X3STjbSpCg&url=http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203409604578098000495417578.html

When wild beasts roamed the UK :: How free trade and the British Empire brought elephants, tigers and bears to the streets of English towns and cities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20166624#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Day in pictures: 5 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20203912#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Republicans' Senate hopes dim :: Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/politics/senate-races/index.html?eref�ition

How runners help Sandy recovery :: With slightly more than 36 hours to go before the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the annual event, amid criticisms the runners would be siphoning off valuable resources needed in the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/health/nyc-marathon-runners-time/index.html?eref�ition

Many customs of Diwali festival :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

In a close U.S. election, first clues to winner could come early :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cETbg0cbymM/us-usa-campaign-guide-idUSBRE8A417J20121105

Bolt nominated for 2012 athlete award :: He became the first man in Olympic history to defend both his 100 meter and 200 meter crowns and Usain Bolt's gold-plated 2012 could be about to get a little better.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/sport/atheltics-bolt-rudisha-merritt/index.html?eref�ition

With Cadillac tweaks, GM heeds China taste for models with curves :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6ToixK7mTUY/us-gm-china-cadillac-idUSBRE8A41F020121105

US soldier in court over massacre :: Preliminary hearings begin for US soldier Sgt Robert Bales who is accused of killing 16 civilians, including nine children, in Afghanistan.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20207800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama has slight edge over Romney day before election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/o5Pj0n-tQXE/us-usa-campaign-poll-idUSBRE89K0A920121105

'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/07/02/world/asia/himalaya-viagra-caterpillar-fungus/index.html?eref�ition

06-Nov-2012 18:13 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: Lessons in Fearmongering :: In advance of a potentially historic Election Day, the foes of same-sex marriage deployed their favorite canards.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/bruni-lessons-in-fearmongering.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Real Loser: Truth :: Romney has wagered that facts can be ignored with impunity.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/the-real-loser-truth.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: My Old Kentucky Conservatism :: The meaning of the term, as I understand it — keeping and preserving the land — runs counter to the model presented by the Republican establishment.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/my-old-kentucky-conservatism.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Spirit of America :: At the close of this presidential campaign it is worth recalling that America is an idea, and one that dies when hope and possibility disappear.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/06/opinion/the-spirit-of-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Republican Id :: At Miami University in Ohio, Paul Ryan's mentor provides a window into the party's thinking.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/keller-the-republican-id.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Sandy Versus Katrina :: The federal response to two hurricanes shows that government can help in times of crisis.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/krugman-sandy-versus-katrina.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: The Permanent Militarization of America :: We've ignored Dwight D. Eisenhower's warnings about the military-industrial complex, to our peril.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/the-permanent-militarization-of-america.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How Romney Would Treat Women :: When it comes to women's health issues, Mitt Romney is no moderate.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/opinion/sunday/kristof-how-romney-would-treat-women.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

06-Nov-2012 17:12

What is the natural world worth? :: Costing the Earth: what is the natural world worth?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/world/gallery/eco-sols-text-nature-economics/index.html?eref�ition

Candidates ignoring Mexico drug war? :: "Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States," is something I heard a lot growing up in Mexico in the 1980s. How that saying, first coined by President Porfirio Diaz around the turn of the 20th century, resonates today.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/mexico-city-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Opinion: Economy not key to win :: Is a struggling economy the key ingredient that dooms an incumbent president to a single term?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/01/opinion/davis-presidential-election-history/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Sandy's power shortages :: Fuel and electricity shortages in New york
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20178192#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 27 October - 2 November 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20178200#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Supertrees rise up in Singapore :: Singapore's latest development will finally blossom later this month, with an imposing canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/08/world/asia/singapore-supertrees-gardens-bay/index.html?eref�ition

Portuguese flee crisis to old colony :: The eurozone crisis has forced many Portuguese to migrate to the former colony of Mozambique in search of jobs and economic prosperity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/15/business/mozambique-portugal-economy/index.html?eref�ition

A 'sound' idea to reduce poverty :: It's a new idea which could resonate with communities across the developing world -- a biomass stove which also generates electricity using sound waves.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/20/tech/thermo-acoustic-stove/index.html?eref�ition

Cool Obama vs. square Romney :: "Beware the fury of the patient man." -- John Dryden
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/opinion/castellanos-obama-romney-culture/index.html?eref�ition

Third party could harm candidates :: Gary Johnson and Virgil Goode have no chance of winning the November 6 presidential election, but the two "third-party" candidates could have an impact on who does.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/25/politics/third-party-candidates/index.html?eref�ition

Obama: Still Kenya's favorite son? :: No one at the Railway Golf Club in the heart of Nairobi quite remembers if Barack Obama, Sr., the father of the 44th U.S. president, ever played here when he was a high-flying civil servant in the 1960s . Perhaps he played up the road at the Royal Nairobi Golf Club, the oldest of the city's six golf establishments, someone suggests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/nairobi-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Is U.S. still leader of free world? :: There was a time, not very long ago, when it seemed as if each of the world's major problems and every potential solution pivoted around the United States. The president of the United States was referred to as the leader of the free world, and the term was not used with irony or mockery.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/opinion/ghitis-president-free-world/index.html?eref�ition

Spanish budget cuts revealed :: Spain will create a new fiscal authority to oversee the new spending cuts, tax increases and structural adjustments included in a new budget presented Thursday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/27/business/spain-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Anger in Athens over austerity :: Elinda Labropoulou reports on the 24-hour work stoppage to protest austerity measures in Greece.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/09/26/labropoulou-greece-austerity-protest.cnn?eref�ition

Westerwelle: Crisis is in confidence :: The real crisis confronting the eurozone is regaining market confidence, not the euro, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Friday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/31/business/germany-eurzone-westerwelle/index.html?eref�ition

Japan's obsession with blood types :: It is a widespread belief in Japan that your character is linked to your blood type. Ruth Evans explores this dubious conventional wisdom.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20170787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In New York's Rockaways, battered residents dig out and wait :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jKEc6szYg90/us-storm-sandy-rockaways-idUSBRE8A403D20121105

What's really killing Lake Victoria? :: Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, has been plagued by water hyacinth plants for over two decades. While its flowers can be beautiful its foliage can grow to cover large swaths of the waters in a dense green mat of leaves that choke the shoreline of fish.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/04/world/africa/lake-victoria-hyacinth-weavers/index.html?eref�ition

When wild beasts roamed the UK :: How free trade and the British Empire brought elephants, tigers and bears to the streets of English towns and cities.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20166624#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Dogs maul boy to death at U.S. zoo :: A group of African painted dogs killed a young boy after he fell into their exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/11/05/bts-boy-killed-at-zoo.cnn?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 5 November 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 5 November
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20203912#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Republicans' Senate hopes dim :: Even before a second Republican Senate candidate tripped over incendiary comments about rape, GOP leaders in Washington knew that their once promising chances of winning control of the Senate had diminished.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/26/politics/senate-races/index.html?eref�ition

How runners help Sandy recovery :: With slightly more than 36 hours to go before the 2012 ING New York City Marathon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the annual event, amid criticisms the runners would be siphoning off valuable resources needed in the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/health/nyc-marathon-runners-time/index.html?eref�ition

U.S. rivals share mistrust of China :: One thing that struck a chord with Hong Kongers was President Obama and Mitt Romney using China as a political punchbag during the debates. But most are more concerned about issues closer to home.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/opinion/hong-kong-postcard/index.html?eref�ition

Many customs of Diwali festival :: Diwali is one of the most important Hindu festivals in India -- but the colorful customs and meanings associated with it can vary dramatically depending on whether you reside in the countryside or the city.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/world/asia/diwali-hindu-festival-lights/index.html?eref�ition

In a close U.S. election, first clues to winner could come early :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cETbg0cbymM/us-usa-campaign-guide-idUSBRE8A417J20121105

Bolt nominated for 2012 athlete award :: He became the first man in Olympic history to defend both his 100 meter and 200 meter crowns and Usain Bolt's gold-plated 2012 could be about to get a little better.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/05/sport/atheltics-bolt-rudisha-merritt/index.html?eref�ition

With Cadillac tweaks, GM heeds China taste for models with curves :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/6ToixK7mTUY/us-gm-china-cadillac-idUSBRE8A41F020121105

US soldier in court over massacre :: Preliminary hearings begin for US soldier Sgt Robert Bales who is accused of killing 16 civilians, including nine children, in Afghanistan.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20207800#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Obama has slight edge over Romney day before election :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/o5Pj0n-tQXE/us-usa-campaign-poll-idUSBRE89K0A920121105