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10:32am

Wed June 8, 2011
The Two-Way

Update: Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix Off Again

Originally published on Wed June 8, 2011 8:32 am

It looks like Bahrain will not be hosting a Formula One Grand Prix in October, as was announced last week.

The BBC reports that:

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10:08am

Wed June 8, 2011
The Two-Way

'Texas Bodies' Non-Story Is Reminder To News Media: Slow Down

We've made the same mistake — reporting something we've been told by someone who should know when we really should have waited for more information to come in.

So we won't get all sanctimonious.

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9:49am

Wed June 8, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

Mixed Results On Foodborne Illness Cast Shadow On Daily Menu

On any given day, more than 130,000 Americans endure the miseries of what we often call food poisoning. It might be from salmonella in the salad, campylobacter in the chicken or vibrio in the shellfish.

The nation's record in preventing foodborne illnesses is decidedly mixed, according to the latest annual report card from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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9:07am

Wed June 8, 2011
Opinion

The Root: Inmate Health Care Another Kind of Prison

Research into prison health care systems, including a year long investigation by The New York Times, found that treatment of inmates is akin to that in Third World Countries.
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Lynette Holloway is a frequent contributor to The Root. The Chicago-based writer is a former New York Times reporter and associate editor for Ebony magazine.

Eighteen-year-old Aleshia Napier didn't have to die the way that she did.

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8:30am

Wed June 8, 2011
Opinion

Foreign Policy: If Drones Had Feelings, They'd Be Hurt

Drones aren't unlawful killing machines, but misunderstood and useful military tools, some say.
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Charli Carpenter is associate professor of international relations at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and blogs about human security at the Duck of Minerva. Lina Shaikhouni is completing a degree in political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with an emphasis on human rights and humanitarian law.

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