Tuesday, December 18, 2012

18-Dec-2012 23:51

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/index.html?eref�ition

Did Operation Ore change British society? :: Operation Ore was the largest ever computer crime investigation with thousands targeted for downloading images of child abuse. What was its legacy?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20237564#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Pilgrims arrive for India's Kumbh Mela :: Pilgrims arriving in the Indian city of Allahabad
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20352526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are you never more than 6ft away from a rat? :: The old adage has it that we're never more than six feet away from a rat - but how was this worked out, and is it true?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20716625#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who will give Assad sanctuary? :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at the options Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has if he decides to run.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/robertson-syria-assad.cnn?eref�ition

Cop hides $100 inside traffic ticket :: A traffic stop for an expired registration sticker ends with a generous gift from the officer. KTVT reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/12/12/pkg-cop-puts-money-inside-ticket.ktvt?eref�ition

Meet the women lighting up Africa :: Solar Sister is a network of women who sell solar lighting to communities that don't have access to electricity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/africa/solar-sister-africa-light/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 17 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20754477#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opera superstar: It was my destiny :: Korean opera singer Sumi Jo is one of the best-loved sopranos of her generation who has performed at ceremonies for an Olympic Games and a football World Cup.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/showbiz/sumi-jo-korean-opera-singer/index.html?eref�ition

Bizarre New Year traditions :: The champagne is on ice, the fireworks are exploding overhead and the guests are getting down to some funky sounds -- but isn't your New Year's Eve party a bit, well, last year?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/perfect-new-year-party/index.html?eref�ition

Val d'Isere: Home of skiing's wildest :: Buried deep in the French Alps, the tiny 11th-century mountain village of Val d'Isere has an unmistakable "je ne sais quoi" that has produced some of the most successful -- and wild-spirited -- skiers in racing history.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/sport/skiing-val-disere-killy-oreiller/index.html?eref�ition

Bravery of Syrian war photographer :: CNN's Arwa Damon reports from inside Aleppo on a female Syrian war photographer breaking taboos in the name of freedom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/pkg-damon-syria-female-war-videographer.cnn?eref�ition

Explosions at Ecuador volcano :: The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador, southeast of the capital Quito, is spewing molten rocks and gas, prompting evacuations of nearby towns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20763495#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

In pictures: Connecticut school shooting :: Pictures from the Connecticut town of Newtown
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20730883#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nurse's family expresses grief :: Two DJs and an Australian radio station are under fire after the death of a nurse who received a hoax phone call.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/08/chance-uk-nurse-suicide.cnn?eref�ition

Role of social media in prank :: One of the nurses duped by a prank phone call about Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, apparently committed suicide on Friday, and many social media users were quick to point fingers at the two radio hosts who made the call and then promoted it on Facebook.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/tech/social-media/radio-prank-suicide-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Why airing prank call was wrong :: One Melbourne radio presenter says rules do govern prank calls and no, you can't do whatever you want for ratings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/opinion/stevenson-nurse-prank-call/index.html?eref�ition

How vaccines drive economic growth :: We all know that vaccines save lives by protecting people against disease. What is less well-known is that vaccines also are an engine for economic growth -- far beyond their health benefits.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/opinion/vaccine-gavi-seth-berkley/index.html?eref�ition

18-Dec-2012 23:51 Gun

Editorial : The Gun Challenge: Reason for Hope :: This country has a history of facing tragedy and becoming better for it. Our next challenge is to address the epidemic of gun violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/the-gun-challenge-reason-for-hope.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Reason for Our Woeful Lack of Gun Statistics - Daily Beast :: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/12/18/the-reason-for-our-woeful-lack-of-gun-statistics.html

Opinionator | The Stone: Guns and the Decline of the Young Man :: Even if guns were to vanish, the specter that haunts our young men would still hover in silence, darkly.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/guns-and-the-decline-of-the-young-man/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Boy Brings Gun to School, Cites Fears :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�77a2e08e6043334c1afc2e439a21f8

Op-Ed Columnist: Let's Get M.A.D.D. About Guns :: Other countries have tightened their gun laws to good effect. Why not us?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/nocera-lets-get-madd-about-guns.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Bullet's Legacy :: Gunfire atop the Empire State Building changed everything about a young man's life. It changed nothing about our armed, dangerous and permissive ways.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/bruni-the-bullets-legacy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Editorial | The Gun Challenge: The Gun Challenge: Strict Laws Work :: Stricter gun control laws in other countries have worked to curtail firearm homicides.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/the-gun-challenge-strict-laws-work.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Editorial | The Gun Challenge: The Gun Challenge: Second Amendment :: The courts must be very cautious about extending the individual right to own a gun.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/the-gun-challenge-second-amendment.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Newtown Gunman's Computer Damaged, Evidence Possibly Destroyed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ie297d9eba295b6944351130eaa510c

Mind: A Misguided Focus on Mental Illness in Gun Control Debate :: People with mental illness account for a very small share of homicides in the United States, and keeping guns out of their hands will hardly affect rates of violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/health/a-misguided-focus-on-mental-illness-in-gun-control-debate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obama's Gun Test :: Newtown has become a decisive test of whether second-term Obama is different. The signs are not good. His Newtown speech did not contain two essential words: guns and laws.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/global/obamas-gun-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

In Newtown, Conn., a Stiff Resistance to Gun Restrictions :: The legislative battle in Newtown, Conn., shows how the slightest attempts to impose restrictions on guns can run into withering resistance, made more pointed by the escalation in firepower.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/nyregion/in-newtown-conn-a-stiff-resistance-to-gun-restrictions.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

FiveThirtyEight: In Gun Ownership Statistics, Partisan Divide Is Sharp :: Republicans have long been more likely to own guns than Democrats, but the differences among them have become much starker in recent years.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/in-gun-ownership-statistics-partisan-divide-is-sharp/?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Case for Gun Control :: Why limiting easy access to guns is intelligent and American
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2121660,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Support For Stricter Gun Laws Has Dropped and There's A Lot Of People To Blame :: Support for stricter gun laws has ebbed over the past 20 years. You can thank, or blame, a lot of people for that
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2120498,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Do Guns Save Lives? :: Not as often as the N.R.A. says
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,152446,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


Gun

18-Dec-2012 22:50

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/index.html?eref�ition

Did Operation Ore change British society? :: Operation Ore was the largest ever computer crime investigation with thousands targeted for downloading images of child abuse. What was its legacy?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20237564#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Pilgrims arrive for India's Kumbh Mela :: Pilgrims arriving in the Indian city of Allahabad
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20352526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are you never more than 6ft away from a rat? :: The old adage has it that we're never more than six feet away from a rat - but how was this worked out, and is it true?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20716625#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who will give Assad sanctuary? :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at the options Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has if he decides to run.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/robertson-syria-assad.cnn?eref�ition

Cop hides $100 inside traffic ticket :: A traffic stop for an expired registration sticker ends with a generous gift from the officer. KTVT reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/12/12/pkg-cop-puts-money-inside-ticket.ktvt?eref�ition

Meet the women lighting up Africa :: Solar Sister is a network of women who sell solar lighting to communities that don't have access to electricity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/africa/solar-sister-africa-light/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 17 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20754477#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opera superstar: It was my destiny :: Korean opera singer Sumi Jo is one of the best-loved sopranos of her generation who has performed at ceremonies for an Olympic Games and a football World Cup.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/showbiz/sumi-jo-korean-opera-singer/index.html?eref�ition

Bizarre New Year traditions :: The champagne is on ice, the fireworks are exploding overhead and the guests are getting down to some funky sounds -- but isn't your New Year's Eve party a bit, well, last year?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/perfect-new-year-party/index.html?eref�ition

Val d'Isere: Home of skiing's wildest :: Buried deep in the French Alps, the tiny 11th-century mountain village of Val d'Isere has an unmistakable "je ne sais quoi" that has produced some of the most successful -- and wild-spirited -- skiers in racing history.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/sport/skiing-val-disere-killy-oreiller/index.html?eref�ition

Bravery of Syrian war photographer :: CNN's Arwa Damon reports from inside Aleppo on a female Syrian war photographer breaking taboos in the name of freedom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/pkg-damon-syria-female-war-videographer.cnn?eref�ition

Explosions at Ecuador volcano :: The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador, southeast of the capital Quito, is spewing molten rocks and gas, prompting evacuations of nearby towns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20763495#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

In pictures: Connecticut school shooting :: Pictures from the Connecticut town of Newtown
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20730883#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nurse's family expresses grief :: Two DJs and an Australian radio station are under fire after the death of a nurse who received a hoax phone call.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/08/chance-uk-nurse-suicide.cnn?eref�ition

Role of social media in prank :: One of the nurses duped by a prank phone call about Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, apparently committed suicide on Friday, and many social media users were quick to point fingers at the two radio hosts who made the call and then promoted it on Facebook.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/tech/social-media/radio-prank-suicide-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Why airing prank call was wrong :: One Melbourne radio presenter says rules do govern prank calls and no, you can't do whatever you want for ratings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/opinion/stevenson-nurse-prank-call/index.html?eref�ition

How vaccines drive economic growth :: We all know that vaccines save lives by protecting people against disease. What is less well-known is that vaccines also are an engine for economic growth -- far beyond their health benefits.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/opinion/vaccine-gavi-seth-berkley/index.html?eref�ition

18-Dec-2012 22:50 Gun

Bad Timing Alert: New TI Album With Rapper Wielding a Gun Released in Wake ... - E! Online :: http://www.eonline.com/news/372478/bad-timing-alert-new-t-i-album-with-rapper-wielding-a-gun-released-in-wake-of-sandy-hook-school-shooting

Utah Boy Brings Gun to School, Cites Newtown Fears - ABC News :: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/utah-boy-brings-gun-school-cites-newtown-fears-18007237

Opinionator | The Stone: Guns and the Decline of the Young Man :: Even if guns were to vanish, the specter that haunts our young men would still hover in silence, darkly.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/guns-and-the-decline-of-the-young-man/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Boy Brings Gun to School, Cites Fears :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�77a2e08e6043334c1afc2e439a21f8

Op-Ed Columnist: Let's Get M.A.D.D. About Guns :: Other countries have tightened their gun laws to good effect. Why not us?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/nocera-lets-get-madd-about-guns.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Bullet's Legacy :: Gunfire atop the Empire State Building changed everything about a young man's life. It changed nothing about our armed, dangerous and permissive ways.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/bruni-the-bullets-legacy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Editorial | The Gun Challenge: The Gun Challenge: Strict Laws Work :: Stricter gun control laws in other countries have worked to curtail firearm homicides.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/the-gun-challenge-strict-laws-work.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Editorial | The Gun Challenge: The Gun Challenge: Second Amendment :: The courts must be very cautious about extending the individual right to own a gun.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/the-gun-challenge-second-amendment.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Supreme Court Gun Ruling Doesn't Block Proposed Controls - New York Times :: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/19/us/gun-plans-dont-conflict-with-justices-08-ruling.html

Editorial | The Gun Challenge: The Gun Challenge: Reason for Hope :: This country has a history of facing tragedy and becoming better for it. Our next challenge is to address the epidemic of gun violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/the-gun-challenge-reason-for-hope.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Newtown Gunman's Computer Damaged, Evidence Possibly Destroyed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ie297d9eba295b6944351130eaa510c

Mind: A Misguided Focus on Mental Illness in Gun Control Debate :: People with mental illness account for a very small share of homicides in the United States, and keeping guns out of their hands will hardly affect rates of violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/health/a-misguided-focus-on-mental-illness-in-gun-control-debate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obama's Gun Test :: Newtown has become a decisive test of whether second-term Obama is different. The signs are not good. His Newtown speech did not contain two essential words: guns and laws.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/global/obamas-gun-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

In Newtown, Conn., a Stiff Resistance to Gun Restrictions :: The legislative battle in Newtown, Conn., shows how the slightest attempts to impose restrictions on guns can run into withering resistance, made more pointed by the escalation in firepower.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/nyregion/in-newtown-conn-a-stiff-resistance-to-gun-restrictions.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

FiveThirtyEight: In Gun Ownership Statistics, Partisan Divide Is Sharp :: Republicans have long been more likely to own guns than Democrats, but the differences among them have become much starker in recent years.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/in-gun-ownership-statistics-partisan-divide-is-sharp/?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Case for Gun Control :: Why limiting easy access to guns is intelligent and American
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2121660,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Support For Stricter Gun Laws Has Dropped and There's A Lot Of People To Blame :: Support for stricter gun laws has ebbed over the past 20 years. You can thank, or blame, a lot of people for that
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2120498,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Do Guns Save Lives? :: Not as often as the N.R.A. says
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,152446,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


Gun

18-Dec-2012 21:49

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/index.html?eref�ition

Did Operation Ore change British society? :: Operation Ore was the largest ever computer crime investigation with thousands targeted for downloading images of child abuse. What was its legacy?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20237564#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Pilgrims arrive for India's Kumbh Mela :: Pilgrims arriving in the Indian city of Allahabad
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20352526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are you never more than 6ft away from a rat? :: The old adage has it that we're never more than six feet away from a rat - but how was this worked out, and is it true?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20716625#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who will give Assad sanctuary? :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at the options Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has if he decides to run.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/robertson-syria-assad.cnn?eref�ition

Cop hides $100 inside traffic ticket :: A traffic stop for an expired registration sticker ends with a generous gift from the officer. KTVT reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/12/12/pkg-cop-puts-money-inside-ticket.ktvt?eref�ition

Meet the women lighting up Africa :: Solar Sister is a network of women who sell solar lighting to communities that don't have access to electricity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/africa/solar-sister-africa-light/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 17 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20754477#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Opera superstar: It was my destiny :: Korean opera singer Sumi Jo is one of the best-loved sopranos of her generation who has performed at ceremonies for an Olympic Games and a football World Cup.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/showbiz/sumi-jo-korean-opera-singer/index.html?eref�ition

Bizarre New Year traditions :: The champagne is on ice, the fireworks are exploding overhead and the guests are getting down to some funky sounds -- but isn't your New Year's Eve party a bit, well, last year?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/perfect-new-year-party/index.html?eref�ition

Val d'Isere: Home of skiing's wildest :: Buried deep in the French Alps, the tiny 11th-century mountain village of Val d'Isere has an unmistakable "je ne sais quoi" that has produced some of the most successful -- and wild-spirited -- skiers in racing history.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/sport/skiing-val-disere-killy-oreiller/index.html?eref�ition

Bravery of Syrian war photographer :: CNN's Arwa Damon reports from inside Aleppo on a female Syrian war photographer breaking taboos in the name of freedom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/pkg-damon-syria-female-war-videographer.cnn?eref�ition

N. Korea displays Kim Jong Il a year after death - Houston Chronicle :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNESspSEk1fzN0F7DwZnTBx7VqQZsA&url=http://www.chron.com/news/world/article/N-Korea-displays-Kim-Jong-Il-a-year-after-death-4121984.php

Explosions at Ecuador volcano :: The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador, southeast of the capital Quito, is spewing molten rocks and gas, prompting evacuations of nearby towns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20763495#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

In pictures: Connecticut school shooting :: Pictures from the Connecticut town of Newtown
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-20730883#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Nurse's family expresses grief :: Two DJs and an Australian radio station are under fire after the death of a nurse who received a hoax phone call.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/08/chance-uk-nurse-suicide.cnn?eref�ition

Role of social media in prank :: One of the nurses duped by a prank phone call about Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, apparently committed suicide on Friday, and many social media users were quick to point fingers at the two radio hosts who made the call and then promoted it on Facebook.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/07/tech/social-media/radio-prank-suicide-social-media/index.html?eref�ition

Why airing prank call was wrong :: One Melbourne radio presenter says rules do govern prank calls and no, you can't do whatever you want for ratings.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/09/opinion/stevenson-nurse-prank-call/index.html?eref�ition

18-Dec-2012 21:49 Gun

Boy Brings Gun to School, Cites Fears :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�77a2e08e6043334c1afc2e439a21f8

Cerberus Weighed Gun Maker's Fate on Friday - Wall Street Journal :: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324907204578187623794707396.html

Op-Ed Columnist: Let's Get M.A.D.D. About Guns :: Other countries have tightened their gun laws to good effect. Why not us?
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/nocera-lets-get-madd-about-guns.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: The Bullet's Legacy :: Gunfire atop the Empire State Building changed everything about a young man's life. It changed nothing about our armed, dangerous and permissive ways.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/bruni-the-bullets-legacy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Editorial | The Gun Challenge: The Gun Challenge: Strict Laws Work :: Stricter gun control laws in other countries have worked to curtail firearm homicides.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/the-gun-challenge-strict-laws-work.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Editorial | The Gun Challenge: The Gun Challenge: Second Amendment :: The courts must be very cautious about extending the individual right to own a gun.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/the-gun-challenge-second-amendment.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Editorial | The Gun Challenge: The Gun Challenge: Reason for Hope :: This country has a history of facing tragedy and becoming better for it. Our next challenge is to address the epidemic of gun violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/the-gun-challenge-reason-for-hope.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Newtown Gunman's Computer Damaged, Evidence Possibly Destroyed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ie297d9eba295b6944351130eaa510c

Mind: A Misguided Focus on Mental Illness in Gun Control Debate :: People with mental illness account for a very small share of homicides in the United States, and keeping guns out of their hands will hardly affect rates of violence.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/health/a-misguided-focus-on-mental-illness-in-gun-control-debate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obama's Gun Test :: Newtown has become a decisive test of whether second-term Obama is different. The signs are not good. His Newtown speech did not contain two essential words: guns and laws.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/global/obamas-gun-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

In Newtown, Conn., a Stiff Resistance to Gun Restrictions :: The legislative battle in Newtown, Conn., shows how the slightest attempts to impose restrictions on guns can run into withering resistance, made more pointed by the escalation in firepower.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/nyregion/in-newtown-conn-a-stiff-resistance-to-gun-restrictions.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

FiveThirtyEight: In Gun Ownership Statistics, Partisan Divide Is Sharp :: Republicans have long been more likely to own guns than Democrats, but the differences among them have become much starker in recent years.
http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/in-gun-ownership-statistics-partisan-divide-is-sharp/?partner=rss&emc=rss

Opinionator | The Stone: Guns and the Decline of the Young Man :: Even if guns were to vanish, the specter that haunts our young men would still hover in silence, darkly.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/guns-and-the-decline-of-the-young-man/?partner=rss&emc=rss

The Case for Gun Control :: Why limiting easy access to guns is intelligent and American
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2121660,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Support For Stricter Gun Laws Has Dropped and There's A Lot Of People To Blame :: Support for stricter gun laws has ebbed over the past 20 years. You can thank, or blame, a lot of people for that
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2120498,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular

Do Guns Save Lives? :: Not as often as the N.R.A. says
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,152446,00.html?xid=rss-mostpopular


Gun

18-Dec-2012 20:48

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/index.html?eref�ition

How to design a better world :: John Maeda says good design is often invisible but it can contribute to reshaping the way our society works
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/16/opinion/maeda-good-design/index.html?eref�ition

Did Operation Ore change British society? :: Operation Ore was the largest ever computer crime investigation with thousands targeted for downloading images of child abuse. What was its legacy?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20237564#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Angela Merkel: A woman of power :: For a woman who is seen around the world as a disciplinarian, given to lecturing her European partners on the dangers of drowning in debt, the most surprising thing about Angela Merkel is her irrepressible sense of humour. It is hardly something you would expect from the chancellor of Germany when she greets you at the door of her office with a businesslike handshake and marches you smartly to a plain working table, boasting no more than a pot of coffee to serve to her guests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/16/business/germany-merkel-profile/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Pilgrims arrive for India's Kumbh Mela :: Pilgrims arriving in the Indian city of Allahabad
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20352526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are you never more than 6ft away from a rat? :: The old adage has it that we're never more than six feet away from a rat - but how was this worked out, and is it true?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20716625#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who will give Assad sanctuary? :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at the options Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has if he decides to run.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/robertson-syria-assad.cnn?eref�ition

Cop hides $100 inside traffic ticket :: A traffic stop for an expired registration sticker ends with a generous gift from the officer. KTVT reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/12/12/pkg-cop-puts-money-inside-ticket.ktvt?eref�ition

Meet the women lighting up Africa :: Solar Sister is a network of women who sell solar lighting to communities that don't have access to electricity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/africa/solar-sister-africa-light/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 17 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20754477#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Skiing: Chalet stay or chalet go now? :: For the man or woman who has it all, it is a dilemma.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/sport/skiing-chalets-alpine-edge/index.html?eref�ition

Opera superstar: It was my destiny :: Korean opera singer Sumi Jo is one of the best-loved sopranos of her generation who has performed at ceremonies for an Olympic Games and a football World Cup.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/showbiz/sumi-jo-korean-opera-singer/index.html?eref�ition

Abe: Japan's PM in waiting? :: Six years ago, Shinzo Abe started the revolving door of Japanese prime ministers by resigning just one year into the job. The question now whether he is able to stop it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/15/world/asia/japan-shinzo-abe-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Bizarre New Year traditions :: The champagne is on ice, the fireworks are exploding overhead and the guests are getting down to some funky sounds -- but isn't your New Year's Eve party a bit, well, last year?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/perfect-new-year-party/index.html?eref�ition

Val d'Isere: Home of skiing's wildest :: Buried deep in the French Alps, the tiny 11th-century mountain village of Val d'Isere has an unmistakable "je ne sais quoi" that has produced some of the most successful -- and wild-spirited -- skiers in racing history.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/sport/skiing-val-disere-killy-oreiller/index.html?eref�ition

Bravery of Syrian war photographer :: CNN's Arwa Damon reports from inside Aleppo on a female Syrian war photographer breaking taboos in the name of freedom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/pkg-damon-syria-female-war-videographer.cnn?eref�ition

The rivals for South Korea's Blue House - FT.com - Financial Times :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGxD3-9ASBqTIq9aHn0UpQVSfxm9g&url=http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/6ba54b18-47b5-11e2-a899-00144feab49a.html

N. Korea displays Kim Jong Il a year after death - Houston Chronicle :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNESspSEk1fzN0F7DwZnTBx7VqQZsA&url=http://www.chron.com/news/world/article/N-Korea-displays-Kim-Jong-Il-a-year-after-death-4121984.php

Explosions at Ecuador volcano :: The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador, southeast of the capital Quito, is spewing molten rocks and gas, prompting evacuations of nearby towns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20763495#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

18-Dec-2012 20:48 Op-Ed

Op-Ed Columnist: The Bullet's Legacy :: Gunfire atop the Empire State Building changed everything about a young man's life. It changed nothing about our armed, dangerous and permissive ways.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/bruni-the-bullets-legacy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: What Drives Suicidal Mass Killers :: Terrorist bombers and rampage shooters have much in common.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/what-drives-suicidal-mass-killers.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Contributor: Don't Blame Autism for Newtown :: We can't let the tragedy further stigmatize children with neurodevelopment disorders.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/dont-blame-autism-for-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obama's Gun Test :: Newtown has become a decisive test of whether second-term Obama is different. The signs are not good. His Newtown speech did not contain two essential words: guns and laws.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/global/obamas-gun-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: South Africa Since Mandela :: The country is still making the transition from liberation movement to government.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/opinion/keller-south-africa-since-mandela.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: That Terrible Trillion :: Now, for a little perspective on the scary deficit.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/opinion/krugman-that-terrible-trillion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Do We Have the Courage to Stop This? :: There's an epic contrast between the heroism of teachers facing a gunman and the fecklessness of politicians who won't stand up to N.R.A.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-do-we-have-the-courage-to-stop-this.html?partner=rss&emc=rss


Op-Ed

18-Dec-2012 19:47

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/index.html?eref�ition

How to design a better world :: John Maeda says good design is often invisible but it can contribute to reshaping the way our society works
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/16/opinion/maeda-good-design/index.html?eref�ition

Did Operation Ore change British society? :: Operation Ore was the largest ever computer crime investigation with thousands targeted for downloading images of child abuse. What was its legacy?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20237564#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Angela Merkel: A woman of power :: For a woman who is seen around the world as a disciplinarian, given to lecturing her European partners on the dangers of drowning in debt, the most surprising thing about Angela Merkel is her irrepressible sense of humour. It is hardly something you would expect from the chancellor of Germany when she greets you at the door of her office with a businesslike handshake and marches you smartly to a plain working table, boasting no more than a pot of coffee to serve to her guests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/16/business/germany-merkel-profile/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Pilgrims arrive for India's Kumbh Mela :: Pilgrims arriving in the Indian city of Allahabad
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20352526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are you never more than 6ft away from a rat? :: The old adage has it that we're never more than six feet away from a rat - but how was this worked out, and is it true?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20716625#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who will give Assad sanctuary? :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at the options Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has if he decides to run.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/robertson-syria-assad.cnn?eref�ition

Cop hides $100 inside traffic ticket :: A traffic stop for an expired registration sticker ends with a generous gift from the officer. KTVT reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/12/12/pkg-cop-puts-money-inside-ticket.ktvt?eref�ition

Meet the women lighting up Africa :: Solar Sister is a network of women who sell solar lighting to communities that don't have access to electricity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/africa/solar-sister-africa-light/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 17 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20754477#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Skiing: Chalet stay or chalet go now? :: For the man or woman who has it all, it is a dilemma.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/sport/skiing-chalets-alpine-edge/index.html?eref�ition

Opera superstar: It was my destiny :: Korean opera singer Sumi Jo is one of the best-loved sopranos of her generation who has performed at ceremonies for an Olympic Games and a football World Cup.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/showbiz/sumi-jo-korean-opera-singer/index.html?eref�ition

Abe: Japan's PM in waiting? :: Six years ago, Shinzo Abe started the revolving door of Japanese prime ministers by resigning just one year into the job. The question now whether he is able to stop it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/15/world/asia/japan-shinzo-abe-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Bizarre New Year traditions :: The champagne is on ice, the fireworks are exploding overhead and the guests are getting down to some funky sounds -- but isn't your New Year's Eve party a bit, well, last year?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/perfect-new-year-party/index.html?eref�ition

Val d'Isere: Home of skiing's wildest :: Buried deep in the French Alps, the tiny 11th-century mountain village of Val d'Isere has an unmistakable "je ne sais quoi" that has produced some of the most successful -- and wild-spirited -- skiers in racing history.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/sport/skiing-val-disere-killy-oreiller/index.html?eref�ition

Bravery of Syrian war photographer :: CNN's Arwa Damon reports from inside Aleppo on a female Syrian war photographer breaking taboos in the name of freedom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/pkg-damon-syria-female-war-videographer.cnn?eref�ition

N. Korea displays Kim Jong Il a year after death - Houston Chronicle :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNESspSEk1fzN0F7DwZnTBx7VqQZsA&url=http://www.chron.com/news/world/article/N-Korea-displays-Kim-Jong-Il-a-year-after-death-4121984.php

Explosions at Ecuador volcano :: The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador, southeast of the capital Quito, is spewing molten rocks and gas, prompting evacuations of nearby towns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20763495#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

18-Dec-2012 19:47 Newtown

Newtown students return to class after school massacre :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/QPGJbT_sldA/us-connecticut-towns-idUSBRE8BD0U120121218

Newtown backlash prompts Bushmaster rifle maker sale :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/euvvLKsDlsA/us-cerberus-freedomgroup-idUSBRE8BH08F20121218

Students return to Newtown schools amid tighter security - CBC.ca :: http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2012/12/18/connecticut-sandy-hook-school-shooting-return.html

Newtown Gunman's Computer Damaged, Evidence Possibly Destroyed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ie297d9eba295b6944351130eaa510c

Precautionary lockdown at elementary school in Newtown :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/CUHp9lL7lRk/us-usa-shooting-connecticut-school-idUSBRE8BH0YQ20121218

Silent Since Shootings, N.R.A. Could Face Challenge to Political Power :: The Newtown tragedy may provide the National Rifle Association with its first genuine test in years.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/nyregion/silent-since-shootings-nra-could-face-challenge-to-political-power.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Asperger's can't explain what happened in Newtown school shooting, experts say - Edmonton Journal :: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/health/Asperger%2Bexplain%2Bwhat%2Bhappened%2BNewtown%2Bschool%2Bshooting/7713995/story.html

For Young Survivors, Odds of Emotional Recovery Are High :: For young people exposed to traumatic violence like the Newtown school shooting, recovery can be torturous, marked by anxiety, nightmares or substance abuse. But the good news is that most children do heal.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/health/for-young-survivors-odds-of-emotional-recovery-are-high.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Newtown Shooting: Firm Drops Stake in Bushmaster Group :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�b0f0889b2b24284c1e317ab75ef270

JetBlue Delivers a Cousin's Letter in Time for Newtown Funeral :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iK34a5285618f60275d93ec59b4c3ae6

Newtown Massacre: What Is a Bushmaster .223? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i;9f9c21bf077a4806b29ca453a25be8

"Django Unchained" premiere canceled after Newtown shooting :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5X82A6HNERs/entertainment-us-usa-shooting-connectict-idUSBRE8BH02220121218

Op-Ed Contributor: Don't Blame Autism for Newtown :: We can't let the tragedy further stigmatize children with neurodevelopment disorders.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/dont-blame-autism-for-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obama's Gun Test :: Newtown has become a decisive test of whether second-term Obama is different. The signs are not good. His Newtown speech did not contain two essential words: guns and laws.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/global/obamas-gun-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

In Newtown, Conn., a Stiff Resistance to Gun Restrictions :: The legislative battle in Newtown, Conn., shows how the slightest attempts to impose restrictions on guns can run into withering resistance, made more pointed by the escalation in firepower.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/nyregion/in-newtown-conn-a-stiff-resistance-to-gun-restrictions.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

On Education: 25 Lessons About First Graders :: In the aftermath of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the author, with help from a first-grade teacher, compiled a list of things he has learned about first graders.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/nyregion/25-lessons-about-first-graders.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Newtown Boy Remembered as 'Old Soul' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ia123a5ed68799ba7f0ff61c5baafd57


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18-Dec-2012 18:46

Day in pictures: 14 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 14 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20724919#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Week in pictures: 8-14 December 2012 :: News photos from around the world
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20725367#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

Is the eurozone crisis almost over? :: Is the three-year-old eurozone sovereign debt crisis nearing its end? Dr. Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy believes it just might be.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/03/business/euro-crisis-over-spiro-op-ed/index.html?eref�ition

Venezuela's Chavez: Cancer is back :: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is to return to Cuba for surgery on malignant cancer cells, he tells the nation in an emotional address from the presidential palace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/08/world/americas/venezuela-chavez/index.html?eref�ition

How to design a better world :: John Maeda says good design is often invisible but it can contribute to reshaping the way our society works
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/16/opinion/maeda-good-design/index.html?eref�ition

Did Operation Ore change British society? :: Operation Ore was the largest ever computer crime investigation with thousands targeted for downloading images of child abuse. What was its legacy?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20237564#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

AFP: South Korea's first woman president? - AFP :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNE09D-_ADvkhdCg-I8rDoAjMM9wzA&url=http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5ivT0BXQB1UwdRmX66I2lUdBCk4qw?docId%3DCNG.0c90e7e20e2ddf012d9552e89557dd3a.3b1

Angela Merkel: A woman of power :: For a woman who is seen around the world as a disciplinarian, given to lecturing her European partners on the dangers of drowning in debt, the most surprising thing about Angela Merkel is her irrepressible sense of humour. It is hardly something you would expect from the chancellor of Germany when she greets you at the door of her office with a businesslike handshake and marches you smartly to a plain working table, boasting no more than a pot of coffee to serve to her guests.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/16/business/germany-merkel-profile/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Pilgrims arrive for India's Kumbh Mela :: Pilgrims arriving in the Indian city of Allahabad
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20352526#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Are you never more than 6ft away from a rat? :: The old adage has it that we're never more than six feet away from a rat - but how was this worked out, and is it true?
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20716625#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Who will give Assad sanctuary? :: CNN's Nic Robertson looks at the options Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has if he decides to run.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/robertson-syria-assad.cnn?eref�ition

Cop hides $100 inside traffic ticket :: A traffic stop for an expired registration sticker ends with a generous gift from the officer. KTVT reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2012/12/12/pkg-cop-puts-money-inside-ticket.ktvt?eref�ition

Meet the women lighting up Africa :: Solar Sister is a network of women who sell solar lighting to communities that don't have access to electricity.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/africa/solar-sister-africa-light/index.html?eref�ition

Day in pictures: 17 December 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 17 December
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20754477#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Skiing: Chalet stay or chalet go now? :: For the man or woman who has it all, it is a dilemma.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/12/sport/skiing-chalets-alpine-edge/index.html?eref�ition

Opera superstar: It was my destiny :: Korean opera singer Sumi Jo is one of the best-loved sopranos of her generation who has performed at ceremonies for an Olympic Games and a football World Cup.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/showbiz/sumi-jo-korean-opera-singer/index.html?eref�ition

Abe: Japan's PM in waiting? :: Six years ago, Shinzo Abe started the revolving door of Japanese prime ministers by resigning just one year into the job. The question now whether he is able to stop it.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/15/world/asia/japan-shinzo-abe-profile/index.html?eref�ition

Bizarre New Year traditions :: The champagne is on ice, the fireworks are exploding overhead and the guests are getting down to some funky sounds -- but isn't your New Year's Eve party a bit, well, last year?
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/world/perfect-new-year-party/index.html?eref�ition

Philippines OKs Divisive Contraceptives Bill - ABC News :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNGLvH9hDd9GqtQq9T9kZojGX7MOBA&url=http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/philippines-set-divisive-contraceptives-law-17995071

Val d'Isere: Home of skiing's wildest :: Buried deep in the French Alps, the tiny 11th-century mountain village of Val d'Isere has an unmistakable "je ne sais quoi" that has produced some of the most successful -- and wild-spirited -- skiers in racing history.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/sport/skiing-val-disere-killy-oreiller/index.html?eref�ition

Bravery of Syrian war photographer :: CNN's Arwa Damon reports from inside Aleppo on a female Syrian war photographer breaking taboos in the name of freedom.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2012/12/17/pkg-damon-syria-female-war-videographer.cnn?eref�ition

N. Korea displays Kim Jong Il a year after death - Houston Chronicle :: url: http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&usg�QjCNESspSEk1fzN0F7DwZnTBx7VqQZsA&url=http://www.chron.com/news/world/article/N-Korea-displays-Kim-Jong-Il-a-year-after-death-4121984.php

Explosions at Ecuador volcano :: The Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador, southeast of the capital Quito, is spewing molten rocks and gas, prompting evacuations of nearby towns.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-20763495#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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

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

18-Dec-2012 18:46 Newtown

Silent Since Shootings, N.R.A. Could Face Challenge to Political Power :: The Newtown tragedy may provide the National Rifle Association with its first genuine test in years.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/nyregion/silent-since-shootings-nra-could-face-challenge-to-political-power.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Newtown students return to class after school massacre :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/QPGJbT_sldA/us-connecticut-towns-idUSBRE8BD0U120121218

Newtown Gunman's Computer Damaged, Evidence Possibly Destroyed :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ie297d9eba295b6944351130eaa510c

Asperger's can't explain what happened in Newtown school shooting, experts say - Edmonton Journal :: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/health/Asperger%2Bexplain%2Bwhat%2Bhappened%2BNewtown%2Bschool%2Bshooting/7713995/story.html

Newtown Shooting: Firm Drops Stake in Bushmaster Group :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i�b0f0889b2b24284c1e317ab75ef270

JetBlue Delivers a Cousin's Letter in Time for Newtown Funeral :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?iK34a5285618f60275d93ec59b4c3ae6

Newtown Massacre: What Is a Bushmaster .223? :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?i;9f9c21bf077a4806b29ca453a25be8

"Django Unchained" premiere canceled after Newtown shooting :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/5X82A6HNERs/entertainment-us-usa-shooting-connectict-idUSBRE8BH02220121218

Op-Ed Contributor: Don't Blame Autism for Newtown :: We can't let the tragedy further stigmatize children with neurodevelopment disorders.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/dont-blame-autism-for-newtown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Op-Ed Columnist: Obama's Gun Test :: Newtown has become a decisive test of whether second-term Obama is different. The signs are not good. His Newtown speech did not contain two essential words: guns and laws.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/opinion/global/obamas-gun-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

In Newtown, Conn., a Stiff Resistance to Gun Restrictions :: The legislative battle in Newtown, Conn., shows how the slightest attempts to impose restrictions on guns can run into withering resistance, made more pointed by the escalation in firepower.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/17/nyregion/in-newtown-conn-a-stiff-resistance-to-gun-restrictions.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

On Education: 25 Lessons About First Graders :: In the aftermath of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the author, with help from a first-grade teacher, compiled a list of things he has learned about first graders.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/18/nyregion/25-lessons-about-first-graders.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Funerals begin for Newtown victims as schools confront tragedy :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/jFXcIxsqOR8/us-connecticut-towns-idUSBRE8BD0U120121217

Newtown Boy Remembered as 'Old Soul' :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/click.phdo?ia123a5ed68799ba7f0ff61c5baafd57


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