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State Department: Pipeline poses minimal environmental threat

By Rob Holmes & Daniel James Devine
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Energy | The U.S. State Department released a long-awaited environmental report today that will help determine the destiny of the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline, a…

Refugees flee war-torn CAR

By Rob Holmes
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Africa | N'DJAMENA, Chad—Chadian citizens living in the Central African Republic (CAR) are flooding back to N’djamena, Chad’s capital, to escape the country’s…

No milk and honey for Africans in Israel

By Rob Holmes
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Immigration | Nearly 60,000 African migrants have entered Israel illegally since 2006, and the government is cracking down by refusing to process them as refugees or renew…

This is your captain sleeping

This is your captain sleeping

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | Changing aviation policies on both sides of the Atlantic are raising the issue of pilot fatigue, a serious safety threat for airplane passengers and crew. A…

Port fight fuels South American rivalry

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | Brazil agreed to fund the majority of a new deep-water port in tiny neighboring Uruguay last week in a move to help both countries flout new Argentinian…

The bicycle’s renaissance

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | Commuting by bike just got a lot easier. Companies have developed a “smart” wheel to turn any bike into a personal electric-hybrid vehicle. The wheels…

Wanted: Cars that can prevent crashes

By Mark Russell & Rob Holmes
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Transportation | As vehicle safety technology advances, the federal government is studying how to implement these tools to decrease highway fatalities, especially as baby…

China’s might growing in space and at sea

By Rob Holmes
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Military | A Congressional panel warned that China is speeding toward naval dominance of the western Pacific region and may possess the biggest fleet of modern nuclear…

Tech you can wear is the next big thing

By Rob Holmes
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Technology | For forward-thinking technophiles, the future isn’t just in the latest smartphone or tablet, but in wearable technology. With Google Glass and the expected…

Fasten your seat belts: Air travel takes off in the East

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | At the Dubai Airshow this week, Boeing and Airbus raked in more than 500 orders for their newest jets, including the Boeing 777X, totaling several hundred…

Why the DOJ approved the world's biggest airline

Why the DOJ approved the world's biggest airline

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | The federal government reached a pre-trial settlement this week with American Airlines and US Airways, bringing them one step closer to a December merger. The…

VW ends a groovy era

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | The “long, strange trip” is coming to an end for the Volkswagen bus. Brazil, the world’s last producer of the iconic van, will cease manufacturing…

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