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December 11, 2012
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Hunt for Bin Laden

Bowden recounts hunt for bin Laden in President’s Authors Series talk When a team of U.S. Navy SEALS entered the compound of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in the early hours of May 2, 2011, it marked the successful culmination … Continue reading

June 24, 2012
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Satiric News Decreases Bias Against Arab-Americans and Al Jazeera

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Satiric news coverage—a format seen on programs such as “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”—decreases Arab American prejudice and bias against Al Jazeera English. A new University of Michigan study finds that Americans can change their views … Continue reading

May 21, 2012
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What Does Islam Say About the Fate of Non-Muslims?

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Since Sept. 11, it has become increasingly common to hear about Muslims who condemn all non-Muslims – or “infidels” – to hell, but this has never been a foundation of Islamic thought, argues a Michigan State … Continue reading

May 5, 2012
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Spy Hackers

Intelligence historian cites changing focus of American espionage In the spy trade, predicting the future is a risky business at best, but experts believe that America’s intelligence efforts will focus on Iran, North Korea and China. Matthew M. Aid, intelligence … Continue reading

November 30, 2011
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Yahoo!’s 10th Annual Year in Review Spotlights 2011’s Passing Obsessions and Perplexing Newsmakers

*iPhone takes the top spot in 2011; Casey Anthony pled her way onto the list; Kim Kardashian joins the list again; and Osama bin Laden’s death captivated the world* SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Today Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, … Continue reading

May 11, 2011
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How to Tell When Someone’s Lying

*UCLA psychologist helps law enforcement agencies tell truth from deception When someone is acting suspiciously at an airport, subway station or other public space, how can law enforcement officers determine whether he’s up to no good? The ability to effectively … Continue reading

May 2, 2011
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Yahoo! Sets Records With The Royal Wedding; Drives Largest Traffic Day for Single Event

*Names Jai Singh Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! Media Network* SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Yahoo! Inc. drove its largest traffic numbers for a single event last week when the world turned to the company for coverage of the Royal Wedding. Over a 24-hour … Continue reading

May 2, 2011
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Bin Laden’s Attacks Among the Most Lethal: UMD Study

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Under Osama bin Laden’s leadership, al Qa’ida has been one of the most lethal terrorist organization in the world, responsible for more than 10,000 deaths and injuries in a dozen years – finds a new analysis … Continue reading