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AirTalk for August 22, 2012

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Missouri Senate-Rape Comments

Republicans rush to distance the party from Akin

Yesterday, the deadline passed for Todd Akin to drop out of the race for a U.S. Senate seat in Missouri at 5 PM. This was much to the chagrin of Republican leaders, not just in Congress, but including the GOP’s presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, as well.
2012 Summer TCA Tour - Day 7
Late-night show host Jimmy Kimmel is getting a new and improved time slot starting January 8, up against Leno and Letterman, in an effort from ABC to boost ratings.
Maybachufer Market

'The Taste' of the Times features field to fork menus

The end of summer doesn’t only bring school back to session and cooler weather, but some of the very best fruits and vegetables of the year. And here in California, we have a lot to choose from.
General Election - Education

Does math education need a makeover?

Compared to other countries, American students test poorly when it comes to math aptitude. Over the last sixty years, the proportion of math majors has declined by half.
A picture taken on July 21, 2012 in Bonn

Could cloud brightening curb global warming?

With drought increasing and temperatures rising, the realities of global warming are becoming starker by the year. Scientists are scrambling to find ways to put a chill on the increasing heat.
Obit Robert Sherman
We’ve all heard it said that it’s a small world. But nobody has said it in as many languages as Richard and Robert Sherman.

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