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Alex Baer: Digging Deeper into the Cosmic Stuffing

sad turkeyAtheists, agnostics, and religionists can all agree on at least one thing at Thanksgiving: The staggering, blinding, on-target brilliance of the phrase "mixed blessings."

We mere mortals can only stand in awe, slack-jawed and agape, at the stunning mind that spotted that shared genetic trend-line, and first put that blunt, apt description into play.

(This is as good a time as any to remind myself that my screenplay -- there are now nine people in the country, by actual count, who are not working on a screenplay -- Slackjawed & Agape would be a fine name for a law firm of hapless lawerly bunglers -- or maybe a pair of washed-up private detectives who drive around in a souped-up muscle car, exploring catch phrases, cornering escaped grammarians, arresting suspicious syntax...

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The Crappy Mom Manifesto: Letter to Fellow Mothers from the Chemung County Jail

Steingraber:  Letter from a Crappy MomLast month extreme fossil fuel extraction and I were both recipients of an accusatory outburst by my 13-year-old.

“I hate fracking!” he said, half yelling, half sobbing. “Fracking turns you into a crappy mom!”

And he is right. Because of my ongoing efforts to halt both fracking and fracking’s metastasizing infrastructure from invading New York State, I have not chaperoned a school trip in three years. I missed Elijah’s opening-night star turn in Romeo and Juliet. I did not attend the high school girls’ cross country state championship, in which his sister competed.

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Suicide bomber kills five in attack on British embassy car in Kabul

Suicide bomber attacks British Embassy vehicleA suicide bomber attacked a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing five people including one Briton, officials said.

The blast in the east of Kabul wounded 33 people, including many bystanders, the latest in a wave of bombings to hit the city as the majority of foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country by the end of the year.

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Cleveland video shows police shot boy within seconds

Cleveland shooting videoCleveland officials on Wednesday released a video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy that shows him pointing a pellet gun around a park before police arrive and shoot him within two seconds.

Tamir E. Rice was shot by a patrol officer on Saturday after a 911 call reported someone pointing a gun at people at the Cudell Recreation Center. The caller said the gun could be a fake.

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Ebola vaccine from Glaxo passes early safety test

Ebola vaccineAn experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline caused no serious side effects and produced an immune response in all 20 healthy volunteers who received it in an early-stage clinical trial, scientists reported on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The trial, which began on Sept. 2 and will monitor the volunteers for 48 weeks, is primarily aimed at assessing how safe the vaccine is. But the immune response offered hope that it would also be effective.

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Oil prices plummet as OPEC decides against output cut

Oil prices plummetCrude prices collapsed Thursday after the powerful oil collective OPEC said it wouldn't intervene in global markets and cut production levels to stem a drop in prices that have fallen 30% since June.

Saudi Arabia's oil minister Ali Al-Naimi delivered the news as he left a meeting of the cartel in Vienna. He said it was a "great decision." It took OPEC's 12 oil ministers nearly 5 hours to reach a decision.

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Smoking levels reach all-time low in the United States

Smoking at all time low in USAmericans are kicking the habit in record numbers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of adults who smoke cigarettes is at an all-time low in the United States. From 2005 to 2008, the number of smokers in the U.S. dropped from from 45.1 million to 42.1 million. Today, just 17.8 percent of Americans over the age of 18 smoke cigarettes -- a record low.

The annual report, released Wednesday by the CDC, found the percentage of admitted smokers who smoke cigarettes daily is also falling. Additionally, smokers are smoking fewer cigarettes per day. Health experts greeted such details with lukewarm enthusiasm.

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European Parliament votes to break up Google

GoogleThe European Parliament, in a symbolic and non-binding vote Thursday, approved a resolution calling for the breakup of Google Inc. into separate companies.

The vote, 384-174 with 56 abstentions, part of a larger resolution and carrying no legal power, represents resentment over Google's power in Europe. The California-based Internet search company has about a 90 percent market share in Europe, a higher percentage than in the United States, and is suspected of favoring its own advertisers and services when presenting search results.

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Ship with 700 migrants safely towed to Greek coast

700 migrants towed to greeceA smuggling ship carrying more than 700 men, women and children that broke down in gale-force winds while trying to reach Europe was towed Thursday to the Greek island of Crete.

The 77-meter (250-foot) cargo ship appeared off the coastal town of Ierapetra around sunrise Thursday, still tethered to the Greek navy frigate that has been towing it for a day and a half.

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