Reporter : By Napp Nazworth
  • Research: Ignorance Leads to Dependence on Government

    People who lack knowledge about a complicated issue are more likely to avoid information about that issue and instead trust that government will do the right thing to solve the problem, according to new research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
  • State Dept. Emails Reveal Bias in TransCanada Pipeline, Environmentalist Group Claims

    Friends of the Earth, an environmentalist political advocacy organization, has successfully secured, through the Freedom of Information Act, the release of email communications from the State Department regarding TransCanada, the company charged with building the Keystone XL pipeline. The emails reveal bias in the State Department's environmental impact study, according to Friends of the Earth.
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    Obama, Giuliani Read Bible; Bush Mentions God at 9/11 Service

    Despite efforts to keep the 9/11 Memorial Service free of religion, invited speakers chose to read prayers and Scripture at the event. President Obama and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani read from the Bible on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York City Sunday morning. Former President Bush read a letter written by Abraham Lincoln that mentions God.
  • The Internet Changes How We Remember

    Access to Internet search engines, such as Google, changes the way we store and access our memories, according to new research published in the journal Science.