Good Crop, Bad CropOnce-lauded biofuels are now blamed for high food prices. But the next generation might yet work.
You Can Check Out Anytime You Like, but You Can Never LeaveAt least 17 detainees have been ordered released from Guantanamo but are stuck there.
Will Greener Planes Fly?Fuel-strapped airlines need a new approach, but technological fixes are hard to find.
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If You Drop Your Air Conditioner Out the Window, the Only Thing That Matters Is Whether You Hurt Anyone
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
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