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Left tallies 'true cost' of coal with a political calculator
Weighing the "true cost" of coal-based energy is politically convenient. In a "true cost" world, coal may be more expensive but alternate energies aren't affordable, either; you don't get a tax break on your mortgage; and the feds don't protect the United Auto Workers from Chrysler's bankruptcy.
VIDEO: Chicago's Skydeck ledge cracks under tourists
While tourists were standing on the Willis Tower Skydeck, a glass ledge suspended 103 floors above Chicago, cracks began forming beneath them.
Police: North Carolina woman hid meth in child's riding toy
A North Carolina woman was arrested on several drug charges after police say she hid an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine in her son’s riding toy.
Reality replaces Obama's foreign policy promises
Terrorists were supposed to disappear and tensions would dissolve between the United States and other countries when President Barack Obama took office. But prize-winning promises don't hold up to real-life Chinese hackers, attacks on U.S. diplomats and Russian land grabs.
VIDEO: Dad arrested for throwing baby in pool
A Phoenix man was charged with child abuse after throwing his 23-month-old daughter into a pool. He was moved to prison infirmary this week after other inmates attacked him.
Mountain biking, rollerblading edge out baseball, football for some athletes
High-profile teams - in sports like basketball, baseball and football - face declining membership among the youngest players. At the same time overall participation in youth sports is growing. The nature of youth athletics is changing.
Public apologies the newest addition to the playbook
Dumb comments uttered by sports figures aren't new. Dumb comments blasted instantly to mass audiences, on the other hand, are a gift of technology.
Ex-warden blames prisoner for slow execution
The former warden of Oklahoma's death chamber says Clayton Lockett was probably trying to create problems that occurred during his execution by fasting and cutting himself before the procedure.
Police say Minn. teen planned to kill family, bomb school
A 17-year old student is accused of organizing an elaborate plot to murder his family and attack his school sometime in the next two weeks in an effort to kill as many students as he could, according to police.
Big changes in NCAA will affect future of college sports
In case you missed it, the NCAA officially cried "Uncle" last week and handled over certain decision making authority to officials with the five major conferences – the ones with the true power, clout and deep pockets.
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