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Crimea, Ukraine, & Russia

Updated March 25, 2014


News, resources, and documents concerning recent Russian activities involving Crimea and Ukraine.
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Network Neutrality 2014

Updated February 20, 2014


On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals published their opinion on the case between Verizon and the FCC concerning network neutrality.

You can follow the links below to read the official opinion (and responses to it), and to learn more about the overall network neutrality debate.


About Network Neutrality
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Gun Control

Gun Rights, Laws, & Related Topics


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The Fiscal Cliff

Deficit Reduction, Sequestration, the Economy, & Related Topics


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Hurricane Sandy

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Supreme Court Opinion on Health Care Law


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CISPA

Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act


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Situation in Syria


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Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

& Protect IP Act (PIPA)


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U.S. Presidential Election 2012

News & Information


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Hurricane Irene

News & Emergency Information


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U.S. Debt Crisis


Debt Ceiling (Debt Limit),
National Deficit Debates,
S&P U.S. Credit Downgrade,
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Updated: August 24, 2011

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Events in Libya

(March 2011)

First posted: March 21, 2011

Updated: June 29, 2011

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Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

(March 2011)

First posted: March 11, 2011

Updated: March 21, 2011

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Current Events in Egypt

(January - February 2011)

First posted: February 3, 2011

Updated: February 18, 2011

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Hydraulic Fracturing ("Fracking")
& Natural Gas Extraction

Updated: July 16, 2012

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

July 2, 2010

(Guide Updated: September 21, 2010)

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Greek Debt Crisis & Europe

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Gulf Oil Spill Resources

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill of April 2010

May 1, 2010

Updated July 2, 2010

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Iceland Volcano & Eruptions

April 16, 2010

Updated April 19, 2010

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Updated: Network Neutrality Guide

April 8, 2010


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Updated: Bees & Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) Guide

March 30, 2010


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Floods Guide Updated

March 18, 2010


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New York State Budget

March 5, 2010


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Chile Earthquake Resources

March 3, 2010

Updated March 11, 2010

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Special Coverage Center 2.0

March 1, 2010


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