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Wednesday In Depth: August 22, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    A look at Romney's energy platform

    When President Obama was in Iowa talking wind energy, Mitt Romney campaigned in coal country and promised energy independence for North America by the end of his second term. Where does Romney stand on energy and how would he differ from Obama?

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  • 10:35 a.m.

    BBC: Inside the Paralympics

    In 2000, the Spanish Paralympics basketball team was caught pretending to have mental disabilities during the Sydney Games, prompting the organization to ban athletes with learning disabilities. During this year's London games, the ban is lifted in swimming, table tennis and athletics.

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  • 11:15 a.m.

    Which political books should Romney and Obama read?

    As we gear up for the start of political convention season next week, we take a look at the world of political books. What are your favorite political books? What books are more relevant today than ever before?

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  • Op-ed pick: Could Ebola start to spread through the air?

    "The current Ebola virus’s hyper-evolution is unprecedented; there has been more human-to-human transmission in the past four months than most likely occurred in the last 500 to 1,000 years. "
  • 4 easy reads for the weekend

    Humorous academic novels, a thriller and a memoir of the Midwest.
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    "In effect, to increase the number of cabin seats, the space allotted to each passenger must be reduced. However, this reduced comfort remains tolerable for the passengers in as much as the flight lasts only one or a few hours."
  • 5 books to read this weekend

    Head to the library or bookstore to pick up one of these titles.

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