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As California Vote Looms, Scientists Say No To Labeling Genetically Modified Foods

By now you know that California is preparing to vote Nov. 6 on a ballot initiative to require labels on genetically modified food. While polls show people evenly split on the issue, scientists says such labeling is misleading and may scare consumers.
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In Campaign's Final Days, Record Levels Of Money Still Driving The Message

President Obama's campaign, including affiliated Democratic Party committees, announced that it has raised in total more than $1 billion this election cycle. Republican Mitt Romney's not far behind and also could pass the $1 billion mark when all is said and done.
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If Sandy Becomes 'Frankenstorm,' It Could Be Worst In A Century

"We're not trying to hype it," National Weather Service meteorologist Paul Kocin tells Bloomberg News. "What we're seeing in some of our models is a storm at an intensity that we have not seen in this part of the country in the past century."
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Recognizing The Right Of Plants To Evolve

Plants can sometimes exhibit human-like behavior — some respond to music, smell other plants or seem to shrink away when touched. In fact, some would argue that greenery is sensitive enough to deserve rights.
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Do Political Ads Actually Work?

Democrats and Republicans are on track to spend about $1 billion each on TV advertising in the presidential race — most of it negative and almost all in battleground states. There's little evidence the ads sway voters, but the campaigns are happy to settle for low odds, given the lingering memories of the close 2000 election.
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After 30 Years Of Surgeries, Doctor And Patient Dance

Marcela Gaviria has had countless surgeries for complications from a childhood cancer that nearly took her leg in 1982. Through it all, she's had one surgeon, Dr. Dempsey Springfield, and on her wedding day, they danced together.
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Obama The First Sitting President To Vote Early

President Obama made history again on Thursday, becoming the first sitting president to vote early in person. His vote came at the end of a three day campaign blitz.
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Romney Pitches 'Big Change' In Swing State Ohio

Mitt Romney continued his post-debate campaign swing in Ohio on Thursday.

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