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Thursday, January 09, 2014

Women and children carry water in Minkammen on 01/08/14. Unrest began on 12/15/13 as a clash between army units loyal to South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and those loyal to ex-VP Riek Machar. (Nichole Sobecki/AFP/Getty)

A Failure of Leadership in South Sudan | The Surprising Sounds Detected by a Nuclear Monitoring Network | Kristi Yamaguchi on the Music that Brings Home Gold Medals | Is NJ Bridge Scandal Business As Usual? | Meeting the Standard: Making Medical Devices Compatible and Secure

Gov. Christie: 'I Am Not A Bully'

In a press conference Thursday morning, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said his staff lied to him about their involvement in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal. Gov. Ch...

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The Complex Relationship of Presidents & Generals

Throughout American history tensions have often flared between the Commander in Chief and his top military brass. But the relationship between the current president and the military m...

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A Failure of Leadership in South Sudan

More than 1,000 people have been killed in the violence in South Sudan that erupted last month, following a power struggle between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, Riek Mac...

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The Surprising Sounds Detected by a Nuclear Monitoring Network

The International Monitoring System is the world’s first planetary surveillance network. The system has picked up everything from the sounds of the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunam...

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How Olympic Figure Skaters Pick the Perfect Song

The song that frames an Olympic figure skater's routine needs to have a variety of tempos. It needs to have emotional resonance and perhaps a little bit of edge. Most importantly, it ...

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Is NJ Bridge Scandal Business As Usual?

A series of traffic jams that took place over the summer in Fort Lee, NJ now appear to have implications for Gov. Chris Christie. Newly released emails show that after Fort Lee’s mayo...

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Meeting the Standard: Securing Medical Devices

eHealth has arrived and that means more gadgets, more devices, and more apps that can look inside our bodies and our lives. And if we want a shot at accuracy—or a chance of privacy—it...

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