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High Tides And Sea Level Rise Threaten Georgia's Coast

A report released Wednesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists examines how rising sea levels and flooding over the next 15 to 30 years is predicted to increase by ten-fold.

So A Global Economist Walks Into A Comedy Club ...

Yoram Bauman is an economist. And a stand-up comic. Who makes jokes about climate change and global development, among other topics. At the Inter-American Development Bank this week, he killed!

Voters Will Get Their Say On GMO Labeling In Colorado And Oregon

Similar measures calling for labeling genetically modified foods have failed in recent years in California and Washington, and Vermont is being sued for the labeling law it enacted earlier this year.

Scientists Share Chemistry Nobel For Breakthrough In Microscopy

Two Americans and a German get the prestigious prize for pushing back the limits of what was long thought of as an insurmountable barrier to viewing individual molecules.

Eating Comfort Foods May Not Be So Comforting After All

It's tempting to seek out the mac and cheese or a pint of ice cream after a terrible, horrible, no good day. But fresh research suggests such comfort foods might not be mood boosters after all.

'The Flash' And 'Gotham' Succeed By Taking Comic Book Stories Seriously

As The CW's new superhero series The Flash debuts tonight, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans notes the best new broadcast dramas of the fall season are based on comic book stories.

Debate: Does U.S. Military Intervention In The Middle East Help Or Hurt?

As the U.S. presses on with airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, two teams tackled the motion "Flexing American Muscles In The Middle East Will Make Things Worse," in the latest Intelligence Squared debate.

Justices Skeptical Of Beard Rule In Inmate Religious Rights Case

The Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of an Arkansas prisoner who says he must be allowed to wear a beard as part of his religious practice.

Political Science Professor Predicts How Each Candidate Can Win

Governor Nathan Deal and challenger Jason Carter faced off Tuesday, Oct. 7 and so did the candidates for Georgia's U.S. Senate seat at the Georgia National Fair. Mercer University political science professor Chris Grant predicts how they can win their respective races.

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