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Mubarak Ally Behind Crackdown On NGOs

While the Egyptian government has presented a united front in the crackdown on American pro-democracy groups, a once little known cabinet minister is actually the one behind it. Her name is Fayza Aboul Naga and she's good friends with the wife of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Those familiar with her say she's leading the charge because the US wrested away aid that once used to flow through her hands.
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MacArthur Fellow Terrance Hayes: Poems Are Music, Language Our Instrument

Hayes, a professor of writing at the University of Pittsburgh, was recognized for "reflecting on race, gender, and family in works that seamlessly encompass both the historical and the personal."
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Diet Soda May Alter Our Gut Microbes And The Risk Of Diabetes

There's a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners may alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.
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House Passes Bill That Authorizes Arming Syrian Rebels

Even though it was backed by both party leaders, the vote split politicians within their own ranks. The final tally on the narrow military measure was 273 to 156.
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3.7 Million Comments Later, Here's Where Net Neutrality Stands

A proposal about how to maintain unfettered access to Internet content drew a bigger public response than any single issue in the Federal Communication Commission's history. What's next?

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