So-Called Fiscal Cliff Averted as Congress Begins New Fight over Spending on Social Welfare Programs; Will 350.org Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Be Key Tactic in 2013 Battle Over Climate Change?; “An Enormous Loss”: Rebecca Tarbotton, Leading Environmentalist Dies in Swimming Accident.
January 2, 2013
Obama to Sign "Fiscal Cliff" Bill After Weeks of Tense Talks
House Leaders Draw Ire for Dropping Sandy Relief Package
Obama Signs Bill to Extend Warrantless Wiretapping
Grounded Oil Rig Sparks Fresh Concerns over Arctic Drilling
India: Anti-Rape Outcry Follows Gang-Rape Victim’s Death
Envoy Warns Syria Crisis Could "Turn into Hell"
Ivory Coast: 61 Killed in Stampede
7 Aid Workers Shot Dead in Pakistan
Report: Iraqi Civilian Deaths Rise in "Low-Level War"
North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un Gives Rare New Year’s Speech
Bolivia Nationalizes Operations of Spanish Firm Iberdrola
Venezuelan VP: Chávez Aware His Health Status Is Complex
Pope Blasts "Unregulated Financial Capitalism"
North Carolina Governor Grants Pardons of Innocence to Wilmington Ten
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