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Wednesday, October 09, 2013

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The U.S. Budget Battle: The End of American Prosperity? | Furloughed Employees on Coping with the Shutdown | Science Fields Still an All Boys Club | Yellen is Top Pick to Lead The Fed | Breaking Down Barriers To Classical Music | Antarctica Through the Eyes of Emperor Penguins & the Shutdown | The Reality in Disability

The U.S. Budget Battle: The End of American Prosperity?

The budget battle in Congress continues in Washington. The domestic consequences of a government default could be grave, but the international consequences could be just as dire. Step...

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Federal Furloughed Employee on Coping with the Government Shutdown

Nine days into the government shutdown, thousands of federal employees are still on furlough, waiting for Congress and the president to finally reach an agreement. Marcelo del Canto a...

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Science Fields Still an All Boys Club

The recipients of the Noble Prizes this week—from physics, medicine and chemistry—are all men. Last summer, researchers at Yale University found that young male scientists are viewed ...

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Yellen is Top Pick to Lead The Fed

Janet Yellen is now President Barack Obama's official choice to replace Ben Bernanke as Chairman of the Federal Reserve when his term expires early next year. Joining us to discuss th...

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Breaking Down Barriers To Classical Music

As the classical music world grapples with the loss of its core listeners, the New World Symphony has been doing interesting things to break down stereotypes when it comes to classica...

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Antarctica Through the Eyes of Emperor Penguins

Due to a lapse in appropriations caused by the government shutdown, funds for certain government Antarctic research programs will be depleted by October 14, 2013. What's it really lik...

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The Reality in Disability

The disabled are a convenient metaphor for the movies and storytellers, often portrayed as little puddles of misery and misfortune, or as childlike god creatures full of wisdom. But t...

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