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Senator Flake Criticizes President Trump on Treatment of Allies, Praise for Dictator

On the Senate floor Wednesday, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona denounced President Donald Trump’s actions following a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday and recent public criticism of the Canadian Prime Minister. KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

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As the election draws closer, the economy and jobs remain top issues in the presidential race.

President Obama points to the improvement in the labor market since he took office in the midst of a downward spiral.

Both he and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney have five-point plans for improving the economy, although their strategies differ.

"We're not trying to hype it," National Weather Service meterologist Paul Kocin tells Bloomberg News. "What we're seeing in some of our models is a storm at an intensity that we have not seen in this part of the country in the past century."

An explosive report from the New York Times today spelled out just how wealthy the relatives of Chinese prime minister Wen Jiabao are. Try $2.7 billion dollars in assets. This startling news so angered Chinese officials that the Times' website was quickly shut down in China.

This story is part of a two-part series about the presidential candidates' climate policies. Click Here For The Story About Mitt Romney

Both presidential candidates have all but ignored climate change during this election season. Mitt Romney would not make it a priority if he were president.

The SciFri Book Club Falls For Mr. Feynman

Oct 26, 2012

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Scared To Death... Literally

Oct 26, 2012

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This is SCIENCE FRIDAY, I'm Ira Flatow.

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Medusa's Gaze And Vampire's Bite

Oct 26, 2012

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Plunging Into the Science of BASE Jumping

Oct 26, 2012

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Up next, time for our Video Pick of the Week. Flora Lichtman, our multimedia editor is here.

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FLORA LICHTMAN, BYLINE: Hi, Ira.

FLATOW: You have a super-duper, super-duper this week.

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