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House pulls GOP border bill

House Republicans are poised to delay their August recess by one day, as they frantically scramble to pass a border security bill.<p>After a chaotic afternoon, which saw the GOP leadership suddenly pull their legislation from the House floor because of flagging support, lawmakers planned a Friday …

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Fukushima's radioactive ocean plume due to reach US waters in 2014

Science News<p>A radioactive plume of water in the Pacific Ocean from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, which was crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, will likely reach U.S. coastal waters starting in 2014, according to a new study. The long journey of the radioactive particles could help …

Nuclear Energy

Anti-gay groups mount attacks in Ukraine

A rising wave of homophobia is spilling over from neighboring Russia where gay “propaganda” was recently banned<p>Christopher J. Miller<p>August 31, 2013 4:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>KYIV, Ukraine — Taras Karasiichuk was near his home in Kyiv in May last year when he noticed …