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Researchers defend use of grant money despite study titles
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“This is another example why NSF is so well-known as a government–waste sector,” Larry Clifton, a reporter and columnist for the the Web-based Digital Journal, wrote in an opinion piece. Daly's response: “One of the really exciting things about basic …

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Feds Waste $3.8 Million to 'Decrease Human-Elephant Conflict'
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The federal government is looking into the serious issue of the “conflict” between humans and elephants. To help out on that important issue, the government generously gave $3.8 million of your tax dollars to study the matter. The princely sum was …

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Video: Obama visits Petra in Jordan
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Before the end of his trip to the Middle East, President Obama took time on Saturday morning to view Petra, an ancient Nabatean city considered one of the world’s most treasured archaeological sites, in Jordan.

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Obama vows to press ahead with new gun laws
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After Senate shelves assault weapons ban, Obama pushes background checks, gun-trafficking penalties in weekly address

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Kerry sees Abbas and Netanyahu after Obama trip
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In a State Department statement, the secretary of state in his meetings reiterated that peace is “necessary for the future of the Israeli and Palestinian people”

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The drones are coming … but our laws aren't ready
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When a fire broke out in a church in Mesa County, Colo., in September 2011, the police department was ready with its flight team. Strapping a thermal camera to a Draganflyer X6, they flew the drone above the burning building. Together, police and firemen identified hotspots in the structure, and traced the direction in which […]

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Chris Christie Comes Out Against Gay Conversion Therapy
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After initially saying he was undecided on the topic, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is against gay conversion therapy. Christie faced criticism when he said earlier in the week he wasn’t sure if he would sign legislation banning the practice on minors. “Governor Christie does…

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