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Remember the driver's ed lesson about keeping your hands at the 10 and 2 position? Well fuggedaboutit!
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How low can you go? Websites accused of giving people seeking their high school diplomas phony sheepskin. #ged
Denise Richardson had three kids, worked the night shift and had little spare time to take classes that would earn her the high school degree she never received as a teenager. Nearly 1 million America...
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Creators say this will be the biggest, greenest office tower in the U.S. when it is completed later this year. But will it really be able to achieve "net zero" energy and water consumption?
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#RonPaul presence on social media declines sharply, analysis indicates.
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Why are 40 former top US officials lobbying to get the #MEK, a cultlike Iranian dissident group, off the State Department's list of terrorist groups? And who's paying them lucrative fees to address the group?
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Spot on, Hassan. If you're interested, the Huffington Post has an interesting opinion piece on the MEK: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/reza-marashi/mek-terrorist-organization_b_1350676.html
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How carefully did the #FBI scrutinize the Saudi citizens who left the U.S. immediately after the #9/11 terror attacks? Not so much, according to one case study.
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Attack + entreat: How Staff Sgt. #Bales' lawyers are expected to battle the charges expected to be filed against him shortly, according to #military law experts.
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New research assigns a price tag to college #alcohol binge drinking:
Binge drinking — considered a rite of passage by many college kids — costs the health care system half a million dollars in blackout-related emergency room visits each year at the average large univer...
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'Kratom': Another recreational drug du jour with nasty side effects, but this one may have some medicinal benefits as well. Anyone ever tried it and, if so, what was your experience?
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How a weird legal disclaimer made it into school sports waivers around the country.
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Read it here first (and nowhere else)t: How Huguette Clark's vanished Degas #painting ended up on the living room wall of Henry Block's (the "H" of H&R Block fame) #art:
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Why the smallest decisions are sometimes the hardest.
If you've ever felt overwhelmed by deciding what brand of toothpaste to buy or what flight to book, two marketing professors think they know why.
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    Investigations editor, 2012 - present
  • msnbc.com
    Projects editor, 1996 - 2012
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I'm the investigations editor at NBCNews.com. I'm also a mountain climber, skier, horse player and distributor of msnbc.com's best original material.
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  • San Francisco State University
    Journalism