December 3rd, 2008

News

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Bush's 'right of conscience' rules might not only impact abortion access, but also artificial insemination and birth control.

"The rising cost of college — even before the recession — threatens to put higher education out of reach for most Americans."

Whuf. Michael Scherer wraps up the troubling financial news.

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"The Box is a simulated Iraq, set on 100,000 acres, populated with Arabic-speaking Iraqi employees. The facility has 18 mock villages populated by 1,000 role-players who simulate Iraqi civilians and insurgents."

"Why are we still prepared to believe in a post-apocalyptic world roamed by flesh-eating semi-sentient plants? And do we have a love affair with fictionalised destruction?"