Vol. 142 Nbr. 8, January 2010
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- America's diet.
- Teacher's edition.
- A bovine visitor stops to check out sunbathers on the beach in Goa, a popular vacation spot on India's west coast.
- Students vs. Sweatshops.
- "Whatever" is, you know, annoying.
- Banned from the Web.
- Can a name be illegal?
- A 400-year-old mystery solved?
- How deer remember the cold war.
- Numbers in the news.
- Is your lunch causing global warming? Cars and factories are major sources of greenhouse gas emissions that are heating up the planet. But what you eat may have even more of an impact.
- The Obama White House: an inside look: the chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times takes us behind the scenes in the executive mansion.
- Locked away forever? The supreme court is considering whether life imprisonment for teen offenders constitutes 'cruel and unusual' punishment.
- Driven to distraction: as multitasking behind the wheel takes a growing toll, lawmakers are cracking down on texting while driving.
- America & the world: the challenges ahead: as we head toward a new decade, president Obama and the nation face a wide range of challenges around the globe.
- 1960: Sitting down to take a stand: when four students sat down at a lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., 50 years ago, they helped re-ignite the civil rights movement.
- Should I take a job promoting cigarettes?
- My two worlds: India & the U.S.: Noor Brara, 18, was born in New York, but now lives in New Delhi.
- Will closing Guantanamo make America safer? President Obama vowed to close the U.S. prison for terrorism suspects in Cuba by this month, but making it happen is proving a lot harder than he imagined.