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Islam: Not in My Backyard?
The controversy over a mosque near Ground Zero is part of a growing debate over Islam's place in post-9/11 America.
The 14th Amendment makes everyone born in the U.S. a citizen. Opponents say it encourages illegal immigration.
This year's wild weather has more scientists wondering if there's a link to global warming.
Keeping It Private
College students are keeping more of their lives offline. Will high school students follow their lead?
1945: The Birth of the U.N.
Founded in the aftermath of World War II, the U.N. was supposed to prevent wars. A look at what it actually has done.
NEWS & TRENDS
Mine-clearing rats, oil-guzzling microbes, the real Mark Twain, and more
Is it time to revive nuclear power?
Is it OK to post fake reviews online?
A Haitian teen on helping her country's earthquake victims
Some lighter looks at what's in the news