Kerry Lee

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Twister kills 1 in Illinois; storm moves south and east

A violent storm system that produced a deadly tornado and widespread damage in a small community northwest of Chicago rolled south and east Friday, bringing strong winds and hail from the Gulf Coast to the Mid-Atlantic states.<p>The Storm Prediction Center forecast a risk of severe thunderstorms …

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Colorado theater shooter's parents: Please don't execute our son

The parents of James Holmes, who killed 12 and injured 70 in a July 2012 Colorado theater shooting, say their son is "not a monster" and he should …

BOOK REVIEW: The Vertical Farm by Dick Despommier

Dr. Dickson Despommier is considered one of the world's foremost experts on vertical farms - a theoretical concept that may offer the panacea to our …

Green Genes: Sustainability Advantages of Herbicide Tolerant and Insect Resistant Crops

Levelized Cost Of Electricity: Renewable Energy's Ticking Time Bomb?

Solar panels and wind turbines are rapidly becoming competitive with conventional electric generating technologies like natural gas and coal.<p>At least that is what many of Wall Street’s most esteemed investment firms seem to be telling anyone willing to listen to them.<p>Last week, Diane Cardwell, a …

Nightmare day for oil stocks

Call it a "crude awakening." Energy stocks plunged Friday after OPEC announced no cuts in production, a decision that sent oil prices crashing to their lowest levels since May 2010.<p>Shares of Dow components Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) fell 4% and 5%, respectively. And they were among the</i> …

CANCEL THANKSGIVING: The Most Important OPEC Meeting In Years Is Happening On Thursday

But there's something way more important happening in Austria: OPEC is meeting.<p>And with crashing oil prices threatening the budgets of the oil-producing nations, this will be one of the most important OPEC meeting in years.<p>OPEC, or the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, is an …

GOLDMAN: So Far, Larry Summers Has Been Wrong About The US Economy

The basic idea behind secular stagnation is that the economy in its current condition is unable to create enough demand to sustain its growth trend, requiring negative interest rates for the Fed to hit its employment and inflation goals.<p>In a note to clients over the weekend, Goldman Sachs economist …

Egypt’s first female genital mutilation trial ends in not guilty verdict

The first doctor to be brought to trial in Egypt on charges of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been acquitted, crushing hopes that the landmark verdict would discourage Egyptian doctors from conducting the endemic practice.<p>Raslan Fadl, a doctor and Islamic preacher in the village of Agga, …