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11/28 - NEW Sheldon Adelson gives millions to send Israel to the moon
11/28 - NEW Fracking industry suing over drilling bans
11/28 - NEW Militarization of oil fields major issue in OPEC summit
11/27 - Progressives will rebuild by thinking long-term
11/27 - US pays heavy price for refusal to be honest about need for taxes
11/27 - Charitable giving down in NC
11/27 - Rampant prosecutorial misconduct is rarely punished
11/26 - Ferguson: Baffling decisions continue to provoke a traumatized community
11/26 - EU court rules UK must limit diesel exhaust
11/26 - World Economic Forum: How to make capitalism more ethical
11/26 - Chris Christie isn't back -- his moment has passed
11/25 - Climate change will double likelihood of 'super El Nino' events
11/25 - Surveys show climate skeptics opinion unchanged by recent abnormal weather
11/25 - Darren Wilson wasn't indicted -- the system was
11/25 - In wake of Ferguson decision, Darren Wilson's testimony released
11/24 - UVA students protest in wake of damning Rolling Stone article
11/24 - Reviewer misses the point: Slavery may have been what made US rich
11/24 - Republican purge of voters may have led to victories in NC, other states
11/23 - Remembering transgendered victims of hate crimes
11/23 - In Mexico, massive march against narco-state fueled by antiquated US drug laws
11/23 - Interpol targets nine in environmental crimes
11/23 - Thomas Frank: Maybe this time, Democrats won't buy "contest for the center" lie
11/22 - Research suggests that erosion may trigger earthquakes
11/22 - Court rules state of Michigan not responsible for quality public education
11/22 - Senator says White House doesn't want public to know scope of CIA torture
11/22 - Survey finds few employers dropping health benefits as result of Obamacare
11/21 - UNCA student wounded in shooting near campus
11/21 - Study shows racial disparities in arrests the norm in US
11/21 - Court says NC emails on redistricting must be released
11/21 - McCrory uses Duke-affiliated lawyers to block appointments to coal-ash commission
11/20 - Medical groups back nurse who refused to force-feed inmates at Guantanamo
11/20 - NC mining commission ignores public request on fracking
11/19 - One in thirty American children are homeless
11/19 - Forest Service approves fracking in largest national forest on east coast
11/19 - Duke plans to dump coal ash near Sanford, NC
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