Thursday, November 29, 2012

29-Nov-2012 23:21

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

When anger goes beyond despair :: For the last three years Greek society has suffered a prolonged period of economic and political crisis, which has been magnified by unprecedented austerity measures.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/business/opinion-greece-strikes-despair/index.html?eref�ition

Could derelict airport save Greece? :: Greece is hoping a derelict airport on the outskirts of Athens -- one which has sparked a keen contest among international investors -- will help solve its debt woes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/greece-hellinikon-airport/index.html?eref�ition

EU budget talks end without deal :: A European Union summit aimed at setting the bloc's next seven-year budget broke up without a deal amid divisions over EU spending at a time of wide austerity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/business/eu-budget-summit/index.html?eref�ition

How Republicans can bounce back :: Julian Zelizer says the GOP needs new ideas and new leadership to stage a turnaround after a disappointing election
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/zelizer-gop-recovery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab youth feel heat on climate change :: When the biggest United Nations (U.N.) climate change talks of the year, COP18, get underway in Doha, the capital of Qatar, this week, it will be the first time that the meeting has been hosted by a Middle Eastern country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/climate-doha-hmaidan-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

Should a woman head CIA? :: One of the most high-profile appointments President Obama will make in his second term is the director of the CIA. Here's a tip for the president: The time is ripe for the first woman to head the agency.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/opinion/maller-appoint-woman-cia/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Deadly factory fire :: Fire at a clothes factory outside Dhaka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20484287#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Shia mark Ashura :: The climax of the holy month of Muharram.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20487638#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

My open source cure for brain cancer :: When Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he put his medical records online and invited the world to help find a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/25/opinion/iaconesi-cure-open-source/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Drag hunting in South Africa :: Drag hunting in South Africa
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19994483#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

29-Nov-2012 23:21 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: How People Change :: One father's harsh e-mail prompts some thoughts on what it really takes to change behavior in others.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/opinion/brooks-how-people-change.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: End Federal Flood Insurance :: It is long past the time that the government stopped subsidizing people who live and build in dangerous flood zones.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/end-federal-flood-insurance.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Japan's Nuclear Mistake :: Japan's plutonium recycle program sets a terrible precedent and creates a tempting target for terrorists.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/japans-nuclear-mistake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Happy Talking :: If the issue of the filibuster and whether the Senate should have one comes up over the holiday, what are you going to say? I want you to be prepared, people!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/collins-Happy-Talking.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Law School Is Worth the Money :: Stop the relentless attacks on law school. There are jobs, and they pay well.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/law-school-is-worth-the-money.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Minimum Tax for the Wealthy :: Millionaires and billionaires shouldn't be able to lobby their way out of paying their share of America's bills.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/opinion/buffett-a-minimum-tax-for-the-wealthy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

29-Nov-2012 22:20

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

When anger goes beyond despair :: For the last three years Greek society has suffered a prolonged period of economic and political crisis, which has been magnified by unprecedented austerity measures.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/business/opinion-greece-strikes-despair/index.html?eref�ition

Could derelict airport save Greece? :: Greece is hoping a derelict airport on the outskirts of Athens -- one which has sparked a keen contest among international investors -- will help solve its debt woes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/greece-hellinikon-airport/index.html?eref�ition

EU budget talks end without deal :: A European Union summit aimed at setting the bloc's next seven-year budget broke up without a deal amid divisions over EU spending at a time of wide austerity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/business/eu-budget-summit/index.html?eref�ition

How Republicans can bounce back :: Julian Zelizer says the GOP needs new ideas and new leadership to stage a turnaround after a disappointing election
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/zelizer-gop-recovery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab youth feel heat on climate change :: When the biggest United Nations (U.N.) climate change talks of the year, COP18, get underway in Doha, the capital of Qatar, this week, it will be the first time that the meeting has been hosted by a Middle Eastern country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/climate-doha-hmaidan-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

Should a woman head CIA? :: One of the most high-profile appointments President Obama will make in his second term is the director of the CIA. Here's a tip for the president: The time is ripe for the first woman to head the agency.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/opinion/maller-appoint-woman-cia/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Deadly factory fire :: Fire at a clothes factory outside Dhaka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20484287#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Shia mark Ashura :: The climax of the holy month of Muharram.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20487638#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

My open source cure for brain cancer :: When Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he put his medical records online and invited the world to help find a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/25/opinion/iaconesi-cure-open-source/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Drag hunting in South Africa :: Drag hunting in South Africa
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19994483#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

29-Nov-2012 22:20 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: How People Change :: One father's harsh e-mail prompts some thoughts on what it really takes to change behavior in others.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/opinion/brooks-how-people-change.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: End Federal Flood Insurance :: It is long past the time that the government stopped subsidizing people who live and build in dangerous flood zones.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/end-federal-flood-insurance.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Japan's Nuclear Mistake :: Japan's plutonium recycle program sets a terrible precedent and creates a tempting target for terrorists.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/japans-nuclear-mistake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Happy Talking :: If the issue of the filibuster and whether the Senate should have one comes up over the holiday, what are you going to say? I want you to be prepared, people!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/collins-Happy-Talking.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Law School Is Worth the Money :: Stop the relentless attacks on law school. There are jobs, and they pay well.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/law-school-is-worth-the-money.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Minimum Tax for the Wealthy :: Millionaires and billionaires shouldn't be able to lobby their way out of paying their share of America's bills.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/opinion/buffett-a-minimum-tax-for-the-wealthy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

29-Nov-2012 21:20

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

When anger goes beyond despair :: For the last three years Greek society has suffered a prolonged period of economic and political crisis, which has been magnified by unprecedented austerity measures.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/business/opinion-greece-strikes-despair/index.html?eref�ition

Could derelict airport save Greece? :: Greece is hoping a derelict airport on the outskirts of Athens -- one which has sparked a keen contest among international investors -- will help solve its debt woes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/greece-hellinikon-airport/index.html?eref�ition

EU budget talks end without deal :: A European Union summit aimed at setting the bloc's next seven-year budget broke up without a deal amid divisions over EU spending at a time of wide austerity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/business/eu-budget-summit/index.html?eref�ition

How Republicans can bounce back :: Julian Zelizer says the GOP needs new ideas and new leadership to stage a turnaround after a disappointing election
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/zelizer-gop-recovery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab youth feel heat on climate change :: When the biggest United Nations (U.N.) climate change talks of the year, COP18, get underway in Doha, the capital of Qatar, this week, it will be the first time that the meeting has been hosted by a Middle Eastern country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/climate-doha-hmaidan-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

Should a woman head CIA? :: One of the most high-profile appointments President Obama will make in his second term is the director of the CIA. Here's a tip for the president: The time is ripe for the first woman to head the agency.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/opinion/maller-appoint-woman-cia/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Deadly factory fire :: Fire at a clothes factory outside Dhaka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20484287#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Shia mark Ashura :: The climax of the holy month of Muharram.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20487638#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

My open source cure for brain cancer :: When Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he put his medical records online and invited the world to help find a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/25/opinion/iaconesi-cure-open-source/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Drag hunting in South Africa :: Drag hunting in South Africa
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19994483#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

29-Nov-2012 21:20 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: How People Change :: One father's harsh e-mail prompts some thoughts on what it really takes to change behavior in others.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/opinion/brooks-how-people-change.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: End Federal Flood Insurance :: It is long past the time that the government stopped subsidizing people who live and build in dangerous flood zones.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/end-federal-flood-insurance.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Japan's Nuclear Mistake :: Japan's plutonium recycle program sets a terrible precedent and creates a tempting target for terrorists.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/japans-nuclear-mistake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Happy Talking :: If the issue of the filibuster and whether the Senate should have one comes up over the holiday, what are you going to say? I want you to be prepared, people!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/collins-Happy-Talking.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Law School Is Worth the Money :: Stop the relentless attacks on law school. There are jobs, and they pay well.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/law-school-is-worth-the-money.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Minimum Tax for the Wealthy :: Millionaires and billionaires shouldn't be able to lobby their way out of paying their share of America's bills.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/opinion/buffett-a-minimum-tax-for-the-wealthy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

29-Nov-2012 20:19

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

When anger goes beyond despair :: For the last three years Greek society has suffered a prolonged period of economic and political crisis, which has been magnified by unprecedented austerity measures.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/business/opinion-greece-strikes-despair/index.html?eref�ition

Could derelict airport save Greece? :: Greece is hoping a derelict airport on the outskirts of Athens -- one which has sparked a keen contest among international investors -- will help solve its debt woes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/greece-hellinikon-airport/index.html?eref�ition

EU budget talks end without deal :: A European Union summit aimed at setting the bloc's next seven-year budget broke up without a deal amid divisions over EU spending at a time of wide austerity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/business/eu-budget-summit/index.html?eref�ition

How Republicans can bounce back :: Julian Zelizer says the GOP needs new ideas and new leadership to stage a turnaround after a disappointing election
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/zelizer-gop-recovery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab youth feel heat on climate change :: When the biggest United Nations (U.N.) climate change talks of the year, COP18, get underway in Doha, the capital of Qatar, this week, it will be the first time that the meeting has been hosted by a Middle Eastern country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/climate-doha-hmaidan-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

Should a woman head CIA? :: One of the most high-profile appointments President Obama will make in his second term is the director of the CIA. Here's a tip for the president: The time is ripe for the first woman to head the agency.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/opinion/maller-appoint-woman-cia/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Deadly factory fire :: Fire at a clothes factory outside Dhaka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20484287#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Shia mark Ashura :: The climax of the holy month of Muharram.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20487638#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

My open source cure for brain cancer :: When Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he put his medical records online and invited the world to help find a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/25/opinion/iaconesi-cure-open-source/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Drag hunting in South Africa :: Drag hunting in South Africa
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19994483#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

29-Nov-2012 20:19 be

Scoring on the Homework Front :: Homework can be as monumental a task for parents as it is for children. What's the best strategy to get a kid to finish it?
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578144992869380934.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

MoMA Gains Treasure That Metropolitan Museum of Art Also Coveted :: "Canyon," by Robert Rauschenberg, will go on display on Wednesday at the Museum of Modern Art after being captured in a contest with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where it had resided on and off since 2005.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/28/arts/design/moma-gains-treasure-that-metropolitan-museum-of-art-also-coveted.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How People Change :: One father's harsh e-mail prompts some thoughts on what it really takes to change behavior in others.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/opinion/brooks-how-people-change.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Secret Powers of the Son-in-Law :: If you have prickly relations with your in-laws, new research offers some surprising insights into the risks and benefits of maintaining your distance from your spouse's parents.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323713104578137222992767676.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Bayefsky and Mukasey: The Susan Rice Troubles Beyond Benghazi :: The would-be secretary of state's record on Iran, Israel, human rights and more.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324469304578145881558310020.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Winning Powerball numbers drawn; jackpot worth $588 million - Baltimore Sun :: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/breaking/bs-md-powerball-20121128,0,6624912.story

Ferrari considers appeal; could affect F1 winner - Khaleej Times :: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/sport/inside_sport.asp?xfile%3D/data/nationsports/2012/November/nationsports_November348.xml%26section%3Dnationsports

The Autism Advantage :: Thorkil Sonne is betting that, given the right environment, an autistic adult could not just hold down a job but also be the best person for it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/02/magazine/the-autism-advantage.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Renovation Is Planned for Avery Fisher Hall :: The planned radical redesign will require the New York Philharmonic to relocate for two seasons.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/arts/music/avery-fisher-hall-to-be-renovated.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

NASA: There will be a year 2013, so plan accordingly - CNET :: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57556172-1/nasa-there-will-be-a-year-2013-so-plan-accordingly/

'Oddball galaxy' may be black hole - NEWS.com.au :: http://www.news.com.au/news/record-galaxy-squatting-black-hole-found/story-fnejlub9-1226527138383

Donald Trump: Gabriel Aubry "Became a Punching Bag," Halle Berry Is "Always ... - Us Magazine :: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/donald-trump-gabriel-aubry-became-a-punching-bag-halle-berry-is-always-drama-20122911

Op-Ed Columnist: Happy Talking :: If the issue of the filibuster and whether the Senate should have one comes up over the holiday, what are you going to say? I want you to be prepared, people!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/collins-Happy-Talking.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Eddy Cue: Apple's Rising Mr. Fix-It :: As Tim Cook shifts responsibilities around at Apple, Eddy Cue is emerging as one of the biggest beneficiaries.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324784404578145810125064612.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

Childhood obesity calculator may be most accurate predictor yet - CBS News :: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57556196/childhood-obesity-calculator-may-be-most-accurate-predictor-yet/

State of the Art: Tablets Are Hot Holiday Gifts, but Which One to Buy? — Review :: There seems to be a different tablet for every man, woman, child and mutant. We offer a rundown on e-readers, tablets and mini-tablets for holiday gift-givers.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/technology/personaltech/tablets-are-hot-holiday-gifts-but-which-one-to-buy-review.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Oldest Hippie Commune Going Strong :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�185e6af409277eda801bea182a06ee

Clearing the Fog Around Personality Disorders :: A new proposal to clarify diagnoses of recognized personality disorders and better integrate them into clinical practice, to extend and improve treatment, is meeting resistance.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/health/clearing-the-fog-around-personality-disorders.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Cost of Coastal Living to Climb Under New Flood Rules :: Insurance premiums will increase as standards for rebuilding become stricter and costlier, posing a serious threat to low- and middle-income enclaves.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/nyregion/cost-of-coastal-living-to-climb-under-new-flood-rules.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Foreign Banks Rebuffed By Fed :: Some foreign banks operating in the U.S. could be forced to raise billions in additional capital under a new set of rules outlined by a top Federal Reserve official on Wednesday.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324705104578147193470106884.html?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_europe

Suspect in Lottery Winner's Murder Cries During Her Trial :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�9705fa1390918efcca227422c76a76

Powerball Winning Numbers: 5-23-16-22-29-Powerball 6 :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i7a3eede321e1d2a45d0f1152a834161

Mom Wants Dead Son's Loans Forgiven :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i|b55b286972d6af5f586f1c9be47011

US planned to hit the moon with nuclear weapon to intimidate Russia - Belfast Telegraph :: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/world-news/us-planned-to-hit-the-moon-with-nuclear-weapon-to-intimidate-russia-16244019.html?r%3DRSS

Journeys: A Culinary Gateway to Cape Town Opens :: From beans to beef, curry to coffee, a tasting tour in Cape Town reveals the diverse palate of this multicultural city.
http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/12/02/travel/a-culinary-gateway-to-cape-town-opens.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Mongolia on Borrowing Binge :: Mongolia, a country that has been rescued five times in 22 years by the International Monetary Fund, sold $1.5 billion in debt Wednesday in its first government bond offering.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324020804578147014152179412.html?mod=rss_most_emailed_day_europe

Vampire Threat Terrorizes Village :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ip709491ced5bf7bf16a16be72668642

FiveThirtyEight: In Silicon Valley, Technology Talent Gap Threatens G.O.P. Campaigns :: It doesn't take an algorithm to deduce that those who would donate to a campaign might also be those who would consider working for it.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/28/in-silicon-valley-technology-talent-gap-threatens-g-o-p-campaigns/?partner=rss&emc=rss

One Running Shoe in the Grave :: New studies on older endurance athletes suggest the fittest reap few health benefits.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323330604578145462264024472.html?mod=rss_Today's_Most_Popular

The Carpetbagger: From Sundance, a Competition Slate That Could Be Called Accessible :: The Sundance Film Festival unveils a lineup that could be considered accessible.
http://carpetbagger.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/28/from-sundance-a-competition-slate-that-could-be-called-accessible/?partner=rss&emc=rss


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29-Nov-2012 19:18

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

When anger goes beyond despair :: For the last three years Greek society has suffered a prolonged period of economic and political crisis, which has been magnified by unprecedented austerity measures.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/business/opinion-greece-strikes-despair/index.html?eref�ition

Could derelict airport save Greece? :: Greece is hoping a derelict airport on the outskirts of Athens -- one which has sparked a keen contest among international investors -- will help solve its debt woes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/greece-hellinikon-airport/index.html?eref�ition

EU budget talks end without deal :: A European Union summit aimed at setting the bloc's next seven-year budget broke up without a deal amid divisions over EU spending at a time of wide austerity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/business/eu-budget-summit/index.html?eref�ition

How Republicans can bounce back :: Julian Zelizer says the GOP needs new ideas and new leadership to stage a turnaround after a disappointing election
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/zelizer-gop-recovery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab youth feel heat on climate change :: When the biggest United Nations (U.N.) climate change talks of the year, COP18, get underway in Doha, the capital of Qatar, this week, it will be the first time that the meeting has been hosted by a Middle Eastern country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/climate-doha-hmaidan-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

Should a woman head CIA? :: One of the most high-profile appointments President Obama will make in his second term is the director of the CIA. Here's a tip for the president: The time is ripe for the first woman to head the agency.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/opinion/maller-appoint-woman-cia/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Deadly factory fire :: Fire at a clothes factory outside Dhaka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20484287#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Shia mark Ashura :: The climax of the holy month of Muharram.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20487638#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

My open source cure for brain cancer :: When Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he put his medical records online and invited the world to help find a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/25/opinion/iaconesi-cure-open-source/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Drag hunting in South Africa :: Drag hunting in South Africa
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19994483#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

29-Nov-2012 19:17 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: My Secretary of State :: Here's a case for making Arne Duncan the secretary of state in President Obama's second term. It actually makes sense when you think about it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/28/opinion/friedman-my-secretary-of-state.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How People Change :: One father's harsh e-mail prompts some thoughts on what it really takes to change behavior in others.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/opinion/brooks-how-people-change.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Happy Talking :: If the issue of the filibuster and whether the Senate should have one comes up over the holiday, what are you going to say? I want you to be prepared, people!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/collins-Happy-Talking.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: End Federal Flood Insurance :: It is long past the time that the government stopped subsidizing people who live and build in dangerous flood zones.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/end-federal-flood-insurance.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Law School Is Worth the Money :: Stop the relentless attacks on law school. There are jobs, and they pay well.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/law-school-is-worth-the-money.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Minimum Tax for the Wealthy :: Millionaires and billionaires shouldn't be able to lobby their way out of paying their share of America's bills.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/opinion/buffett-a-minimum-tax-for-the-wealthy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

29-Nov-2012 18:17

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

When anger goes beyond despair :: For the last three years Greek society has suffered a prolonged period of economic and political crisis, which has been magnified by unprecedented austerity measures.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/business/opinion-greece-strikes-despair/index.html?eref�ition

Could derelict airport save Greece? :: Greece is hoping a derelict airport on the outskirts of Athens -- one which has sparked a keen contest among international investors -- will help solve its debt woes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/greece-hellinikon-airport/index.html?eref�ition

EU budget talks end without deal :: A European Union summit aimed at setting the bloc's next seven-year budget broke up without a deal amid divisions over EU spending at a time of wide austerity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/business/eu-budget-summit/index.html?eref�ition

How Republicans can bounce back :: Julian Zelizer says the GOP needs new ideas and new leadership to stage a turnaround after a disappointing election
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/zelizer-gop-recovery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab youth feel heat on climate change :: When the biggest United Nations (U.N.) climate change talks of the year, COP18, get underway in Doha, the capital of Qatar, this week, it will be the first time that the meeting has been hosted by a Middle Eastern country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/climate-doha-hmaidan-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

Should a woman head CIA? :: One of the most high-profile appointments President Obama will make in his second term is the director of the CIA. Here's a tip for the president: The time is ripe for the first woman to head the agency.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/opinion/maller-appoint-woman-cia/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Deadly factory fire :: Fire at a clothes factory outside Dhaka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20484287#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Shia mark Ashura :: The climax of the holy month of Muharram.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20487638#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

My open source cure for brain cancer :: When Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he put his medical records online and invited the world to help find a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/25/opinion/iaconesi-cure-open-source/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Drag hunting in South Africa :: Drag hunting in South Africa
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-19994483#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

29-Nov-2012 18:17 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: My Secretary of State :: Here's a case for making Arne Duncan the secretary of state in President Obama's second term. It actually makes sense when you think about it.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/28/opinion/friedman-my-secretary-of-state.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Break Up the Telecom Cartels :: It's time — once again — to bust up the telecom trusts.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/28/opinion/break-up-the-telecom-cartels.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: How People Change :: One father's harsh e-mail prompts some thoughts on what it really takes to change behavior in others.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/27/opinion/brooks-how-people-change.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Happy Talking :: If the issue of the filibuster and whether the Senate should have one comes up over the holiday, what are you going to say? I want you to be prepared, people!
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/collins-Happy-Talking.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributors: End Federal Flood Insurance :: It is long past the time that the government stopped subsidizing people who live and build in dangerous flood zones.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/end-federal-flood-insurance.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Law School Is Worth the Money :: Stop the relentless attacks on law school. There are jobs, and they pay well.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/29/opinion/law-school-is-worth-the-money.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: A Minimum Tax for the Wealthy :: Millionaires and billionaires shouldn't be able to lobby their way out of paying their share of America's bills.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/26/opinion/buffett-a-minimum-tax-for-the-wealthy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

29-Nov-2012 17:16

Questions amid leadership change :: Those who think the U.S. electoral college is a complicated system for choosing a leader should take a look at China right now.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-leadership-change/index.html?eref�ition

Checkered report card for China's Hu :: When Hu Jintao steps down as leader of China's Communist Party this month, not everyone will view his record over the last 10 years favorably.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-hu-jintao-report-card-florcruz/index.html?eref�ition

Next leader Xi keeps Iowa in heart :: The man destined to become leader of the world's most populous nation will sit in the halls of power in Beijing, but a part of him remains in the American heartland.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/us/china-leader-iowa/index.html?eref�ition

China's Hu warns of enemy within :: President Hu Jintao has said what so many others have been thinking: the Chinese Communist Party is under threat.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-hu-corruption-grant/index.html?eref�ition

SAP: No need for 'Grexit' plans :: German software maker SAP's boss says the company is not preparing for a "Grexit" because it expects the crisis-hit eurozone to hold itself together.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/business/sap-snabe-ceo-greece/index.html?eref�ition

Greenhouse gases reach new high :: Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere reached record highs in 2011, according to new data published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/20/world/europe/greenhouse-gases-record-high/index.html?eref�ition

Study: Apes suffer midlife crisis :: CNN's Phil Han discovers that chimps experience a midlife crisis, just like humans.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/11/21/han-chimps-midlife-crisis.cnn?eref�ition

Time for women in elite circle? :: A record number of American women will hold U.S. Senate seats after Tuesday's election. In China, there is speculation over whether a woman will also make history by ascending to its top political core.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/china-women-politics/index.html?eref�ition

Shadow of Jiang looms over China :: When the new names of China's elite political committee were announced Thursday they didn't come as a surprise to one leading China expert. Rather, they reinforced the sense of "a major opportunity lost."
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/15/world/asia/china-leadership-reaction-cheng-li/index.html?eref�ition

China unveils new top leaders :: China on Thursday unveiled the elite group of leaders who will set the agenda for the country for the next decade, the culmination of months of secretive bargaining and a carefully choreographed performance of political pomp.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/14/world/asia/china-leadership-transition/index.html?eref�ition

Raising a stink about sanitation :: We each spend an average of three years of our lives sitting on them, King George II of Great Britain died while on his in 1760 and 2.5 billion people still do not have access to one.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/health/toilet-day-sanitation-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

Filmmaker snaps vanishing glaciers :: The melting glacial ice in places like the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas is a dramatic visual document of how our planet's climate is changing.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/16/world/glaciers-chasing-ice-balog/index.html?eref�ition

Pioneering plan to turn desert green :: In a region known for its towering skyscrapers, the erection of a modestly-sized greenhouse might not appear worthy of much attention.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/13/tech/sahara-forest-qatar-green/index.html?eref�ition

Fixing China's 'drinking problem' :: When China's new leader Xi Jinping spoke to the media last week, one sound bite struck me as especially noteworthy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/world/asia/chinas-drinking-problem/index.html?eref�ition

Chinese farmer does 'Grandpa style' :: Wearing aviator sunglasses and a selection of thigh-high tights and frilly skirts, 72-year-old Liu Qianping has caused quite a stir in China.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/china-grandfather-fashion-clothes/index.html?eref�ition

Street children found dead in bin :: Eight Chinese officials have been fired or suspended after five boys died in a rubbish bin after suffocating on fumes from charcoal they burned to stay warm, according to state-run media.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/world/asia/china-boys-dead-dumpster/index.html?eref�ition

When anger goes beyond despair :: For the last three years Greek society has suffered a prolonged period of economic and political crisis, which has been magnified by unprecedented austerity measures.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/19/business/opinion-greece-strikes-despair/index.html?eref�ition

Could derelict airport save Greece? :: Greece is hoping a derelict airport on the outskirts of Athens -- one which has sparked a keen contest among international investors -- will help solve its debt woes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/22/business/greece-hellinikon-airport/index.html?eref�ition

EU budget talks end without deal :: A European Union summit aimed at setting the bloc's next seven-year budget broke up without a deal amid divisions over EU spending at a time of wide austerity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/23/business/eu-budget-summit/index.html?eref�ition

Poll: Americans, Canadians oppose nuclear Iran - Ynetnews :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNEAm0EQLZwModLvsWGI-7dF5wL8qA&url=http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4311717,00.html

How Republicans can bounce back :: Julian Zelizer says the GOP needs new ideas and new leadership to stage a turnaround after a disappointing election
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/zelizer-gop-recovery/index.html?eref�ition

Arab youth feel heat on climate change :: When the biggest United Nations (U.N.) climate change talks of the year, COP18, get underway in Doha, the capital of Qatar, this week, it will be the first time that the meeting has been hosted by a Middle Eastern country.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/26/opinion/climate-doha-hmaidan-opinion/index.html?eref�ition

@China's social media dilemma :: One of the key issues the next generation of China's leaders will have to consider when they take the reins in November is whether to let social media continue to develop as an increasingly important force in shaping government policy.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/09/world/asia/china-social-networking-young/index.html?eref�ition

Should a woman head CIA? :: One of the most high-profile appointments President Obama will make in his second term is the director of the CIA. Here's a tip for the president: The time is ripe for the first woman to head the agency.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/21/opinion/maller-appoint-woman-cia/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Deadly factory fire :: Fire at a clothes factory outside Dhaka
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20484287#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Shia mark Ashura :: The climax of the holy month of Muharram.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20487638#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

My open source cure for brain cancer :: When Salvatore Iaconesi was diagnosed with brain cancer, he put his medical records online and invited the world to help find a cure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/25/opinion/iaconesi-cure-open-source/index.html?eref�ition

Is Sandy a taste of things to come? :: We should not be surprised. That's the view of many climate scientists as they survey the destruction wrought by the superstorm that ravaged the Northeast this week. The melting of Arctic ice, rising sea levels, the warming atmosphere and changes to weather patterns are a potent combination likely to produce storms and tidal surges of unprecedented intensity, according to many experts.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/31/us/sandy-climate-change/index.html?eref�ition

The eurozone's reluctant leader :: After five years in crisis the eurozone's new leader has emerged. With influence reaching from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean Sea, the European Central Bank now rules the common currency with unparalleled power.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/ecb-euro-crisis/index.html?eref�ition

New leaders face wealth divide :: Much as exit polls in the U.S. show after the election this week, the economy is a top concern for Chinese leaders as the ruling Communist Party (CCP) gathers Thursday for the 18th Party Congress.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/11/08/business/china-leadership-economy/index.html?eref�ition