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September 2, 2008, 7:27 PM EDT
U.S. casualties in Iraq were higher in August than they were in July, but down sharply from a year ago, according to a analysis of Pentagon data.
September 2, 2008, 6:29 PM EDT
Even as the Bush administration has resisted the Kyoto Protocol as official U.S. policy, there are efforts underway at the state and local level to impose mandatory caps on greenhouse gas emissions to combat alleged climate change that could prove costly, according to a policy expert with the Capital Research Center (CRC).
August 29, 2008, 6:45 PM EDT
In his speech Thursday to accept the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, Barack Obama said it was possible to find common ground on culturally divisive issues such as abortion, guns, same-sex marriage and immigration.
August 26, 2008, 6:36 PM EDT
Vice presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday thanked Delaware delegates for standing by their home-state senator and served up a mea culpa for his foibles and imperfections.
August 26, 2008, 5:55 PM EDT
Poland’s willingness to
August 25, 2008, 7:57 PM EDT
( – New scientific evidence suggests there is a stronger link between solar activity and climate trends on Earth than there is with greenhouse gases, Fred Singer, an atmospheric and space physicist, told   The new data call into question whether scientific evidence shows that global warming is a man-made phenomenon and suggests that natural forces, as opposed to human activity, may drive global climate change.  
August 17, 2008, 7:14 PM EDT
( – The managers of a mutual fund that describes itself as “dedicated to providing both financial and pro-free enterprise ideological returns to investors” want the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to advise publicly traded companies against publishing what the managers describe as “potentially false and misleading” information on global warming.
August 15, 2008, 7:45 PM EDT
Washington ( – Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and a group of evangelical leaders called for a new “Great Awakening” spiritual revival of the American people Friday, at a press conference in Washington, D.C., to announce a Saturday rally on the National Mall.   Huckabee, a former Republican contender for the presidential nomination, said the “Great Awakening” is needed to help revitalize the nation’s founding principles and cultural standing so that innocent life can be spared.  
August 11, 2008, 7:56 AM EDT
( – Anti-missile interceptors deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom have helped lead the way to modifications and improvements in existing defensive networks that can be applied against conventional and asymmetrical threats, military experts say. The U.S. Army’s Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) is a surface-to-air guided missile defense system that was deployed in Kuwait to protect against Scud attacks directed against U.S. and allied forces at the outset of the war.
August 7, 2008, 6:49 PM EDT
( – Policy advocates connected with the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) have long argued that counter-measures and decoys could be used to overwhelm a ballistic missile defensive system.   But technology has not stood still since the early 1980s when President Reagan called on the scientific community to begin work on a space-based shield that could render nuclear weapons “impotent and obsolete,” proponents pointed out in response.  
August 1, 2008, 7:26 PM EDT
The number of non-combat casualties suffered by U.S. forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom in July was greater than the number of combat casualties, a Defense Department spokesman told
August 1, 2008, 3:01 PM EDT
( - The new radar system being installed in the Czech Republic, with the cooperation of the United States, will help existing anti-missile defenses in the United States and Europe. The new device is particularly relevant to a potential missile attack by Iran.  
August 1, 2008, 6:00 AM EDT
President Bush’s troop surge in Iraq has not been successful, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the surge has been “a success,” but "to what end?" 
August 1, 2008, 5:47 AM EDT
July 29, 2008, 6:49 PM EDT
Effective anti-missile defense systems that operate on land, sea, and air will be added to existing systems at home and overseas over the next few years thanks to President Bush’s long-term national security vision~~, according to some strategic defense experts.
July 23, 2008, 11:25 AM EDT
( – American heroism has been ignored and overlooked by networks at home and overseas for the duration of the Iraq war, while insurgents and terrorists have used willing media outlets to score public relations wins.
July 23, 2008, 6:11 AM EDT
There have been fewer reporters in the field with U.S. troops this year to report on the successes those troops have achieved  in Iraq.
July 15, 2008, 6:40 PM EDT
( – Physical violence, financial dependence and isolated living quarters are some of the means human traffickers use to keep their victims under “lock and key” in what the U.S. government says is one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises in the world today.   Human trafficking is a modern form of slavery, Vanessa Garza, associate director for the office of refugee resettlement at the Department of Health and Human Services, told Cybercast News Service in an interview.  
July 11, 2008, 9:22 PM EDT
( – Open-border advocates operating under the guise of environmentalism are prepared to push for legislation that could result in an accelerated flow of illegal immigration, drug smuggling, and human trafficking from Mexico into Arizona, according to law enforcement experts familiar with the terrain.   The two bills, sponsored by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), would restrict federal and state law enforcement officials from patrolling an already porous border area that extends from Sonora, Mexico into Santa Cruz County, Ariz., critics charge.