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Thursday, August 01, 2013

The lethal injection room at San Quentin State Prison. (Wikipedia Commons)

Sen. Saxby Chambliss Talks NSA, GOP's Future in Georgia | Congress Passes Student Loan Compromise | The Benefits of Human Monogamy | Debate Rages On Over Georgia's Lethal Injection Secrecy Act | We Refugees: Returning from Iraq

Sen. Saxby Chambliss Talks NSA, GOP's Future in Georgia

Last week, at the urging of the White House, the House of Representatives defeated a bill to curb the NSA’s powers. But lawmakers are facing mounting pressure to limit government surv...

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Congress Goes to Recess With Unfinished Business

The 113th Congress begins its summer recess tomorrow. It has a lot of unfinished business that it probably won’t manage to address before the recess starts. Congress can at least mark...

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Is Stability Finally Coming to Iraq?

Is stability finally coming to the nation of Iraq? That all depends on who you talk to. Things are considerably better for the government, but it's a time a different story on the str...

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We Refugees: Returning to Iraq

All week this week, The Takeaway journeys into the complex realities faced by refugees from around the world. Amer Sadoon Almaliki, a field officer for the United Nations High Commiss...

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Debate Rages On Over Georgia's Lethal Injection Secrecy Act

A new state law in Georgia called the “Lethal Injection Secrecy Act” keeps the names of pharmacies that manufacture the chemicals used in lethal injections secret from the public. Pro...

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The Science Behind Monogamy

For humans and many mammals, having a single, lifelong mate is extremely rare, except for some higher order primates. What was the evolutionary pathway to monogamy? Two studies publis...

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The Benefits of Human Monogamy

Two recent studies have shown that monogamy is largely beneficial for male members of certain species, but what about human relationships? Do men have more benefits in monogamous hete...

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