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    New Early Dinosaur Fossils Shift Family Tree

    Jan 13, 2011 04:38 PM EDT

    ... tree. The bones of the tiny dinosaur, which scientists have named Dawn Runner, or Eodromaeus murphi , were found encased in rock chunks in an arid Argentinian valley, known as "Valley of the Moon." "It's significant for dinosaur origins because it's a relatively complete skeleton, and there's more ...

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    Cancun Climate Talks Enter Final Days, Report Shows Rapidly Melting Glaciers

    Dec 09, 2010 11:00 AM EDT

    As global temperatures rise, glaciers are rapidly losing mass, especially in low-lying, arid regions, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Program this week. Glacier melt could sap water resources and cause severe flooding in some areas, the report finds. Argentina, Chile and Alaska are the ...

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    Building Codes, Preparation Re-examined After Chile's Quake

    Mar 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT

    ... language and economic reasons, come to -- to the aid of Chile, perhaps more than a huge international response. JUDY WOODRUFF: And we already heard about Argentina... NAN BUZARD: Yes, exactly. JUDY WOODRUFF: ... coming -- coming to their aid. And very quickly, David Applegate, what lessons are you looking to learn, as ...

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    Powerful Earthquake Strikes Chile; Hawaii on Edge After Tsunami Warning

    Feb 27, 2010 10:39 AM EDT

    ... from the impact of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake, which left roadways broken and buildings collapsed as well as severing communications and some basic utilities like electricity. The AP reported that at least 214 people were killed, according to Interior Minister Edmundo Perez Yoma, and officials said about 1.5 ...

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    After Political Turmoil, Hondurans Back Conservative Candidate

    Nov 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT

    ... president of Honduras. It doesn't represent the sovereign rights of Hondurans and should be annulled and redone under a legal system. MARGARET WARNER: Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and other neighbors also condemned the vote as illegitimate, but Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica endorsed it.In Washington, a top State Department ...

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    Honduran Elections Come at Critical Point in Political Standoff

    Nov 23, 2009 04:30 PM EDT

    ... peaceful elections we've all dreamed about," said interim Deputy Foreign Minister Martha Lorena Alvarado, in a phone interview from the capital Tegucigalpa. "We would like Mr. Zelaya to stop asking for an insurrection, a lack of participation, because these will cloud the process." Micheletti has said he will step ...

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    Should We Have Dealt With 'Too Big to Fail' in the 1980s?

    Aug 05, 2009 02:53 PM EDT

    ... Fed, that helped the banks through the then-called “Third World debt crisis” — via government guarantees of LDC (“lesser-developed country”) debts: those of Mexico, Argentina et al. And the action took place in the late ’80s, not ’82, under Secretary Nick Brady, hence the name “Brady bonds.” The crisis ...

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    On MoMA's Menu: 'Tangled Alphabets' Soup

    Apr 22, 2009 05:01 PM EDT

    In the middle of the last century, while philosophers and theorists like Noam Chomsky and Jacques Derrida were deconstructing language, rethinking the idea of communication, two visual artists (several thousand miles away from those other centers of intellectual ferment) were scrambling alphabets, both real and invented, to demonstrate in a ...

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    Global Recession, Drug Violence Top Summit of the Americas Agenda

    Apr 17, 2009 11:30 AM EDT

    ... is why leaders from Santiago to Brasilia to Mexico City are focused on a renewed partnership of the Americas that makes progress on fundamental issues like economic recovery, energy, and security." As for addressing the current economic troubles, Mr. Obama wrote that the United States has pledged nearly $500 million ...

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    IAEA Members Hit Stalemate on New Leadership

    Mar 27, 2009 04:10 PM EDT

    ... Feroukhi said both Amano and Minty had strong credentials, but told Reuters: "A consensus candidate (is needed), someone who doesn't mark out clear differences like this ... between the developed and developing countries. Someone for both." The IAEA has a politically tricky mission -- to catch secret nuclear bomb programs and ...

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