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Wolf Moon of 2010

By Robert Britt Tonight’s full moon — called the wolf moon — will be the biggest and brightest full moon of the year. It offers anyone with clear skies an opportunity to identify easy-to-see features

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Child Abuse

Whitley Strieber writes, “For years, I have grappled with strange memories from early childhood that suggested involvement in some sort of abusive program. But I was never sure what these memories meant, until, in December

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“Catcher in the Rye” Author Salinger Dies

J.D. Salinger, the legendary author, youth hero and fugitive from fame whose “The Catcher in the Rye” shocked and inspired a world he increasingly shunned, has died. He was 91. Salinger died of natural causes

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Memories of Beijing Ten Years Past

By Jesse Just returned last night from Beijing. While on standby at airport from 11:30 AM until 6:30 PM (all classes of all half-hourly flights of all airlines were overbooked and loaded full, and so

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Head of Davos Security Dead

By Sven Egenter The police commander heading security at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland was found dead on Tuesday, local authorities said, adding that his death appeared to be suicide. Markus Reinhardt, head of

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Was Goldman Liable for SocGen’s Deals Too?

The heavily-redacted regulatory filing that spells out the details of the New York Federal Reserve’s controversial bailout of American International Group is a secret no more. Reuters has obtained a copy of the five-page document

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Young Blood Reverses Sign Of Aging In Old Mice

By Emily Singer The anti-aging power of blood might not be just the stuff of vampire stories. According to new research from Harvard University, an unspecified factor in the blood of young mice can reverse

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Administration Approves Bank Book Cooking

From the Federal Register today: [Federal Register: January 28, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 18)] [Rules and Regulations] [Page 4635-4654] From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov] [DOCID:fr28ja10-13] [[Page 4635]] SUMMARY: The Office of

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The Trillion Dollar Mean Reversion

Ben Bernanke’s great reflation gamble appears to be working. Unfortunately, it appears to be working in all the wrong places. View Larger Chart Continue reading The Trillion Dollar Mean Reversion