Lance Armstrong’s “no-holds-barred” interview with Oprah Winfrey this week comes as a federal probe into his finances has widened to focus on the man who bankrolled the disgraced cyclist's champion teams.
As the White House considers proposals to allocate federal money for armed guards in schools, school discipline reform groups have issued a report denouncing the idea as a misguided reaction to the shooting in Newtown, Conn.
The 1,000-page National Climate Assessment draft report, the work of the more than 300 government scientists and outside experts, was unequivocal on the human causes of climate change, and on the links between climate change and extreme weather.
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