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At 3:30pm, it's a special extended version of "Inside the Headlines" with Newsvandal JP Sottile. This week we look at voting machinations, the not-so sweet flow of money, honey, and the secrets that "they've" got, plus some Good News, and Odds & Ends, including a look at the scientific basis of "truthiness.' For this week's headlines, click "Read more" below.
1. Voting Machinery
Blue Planet: What if the world could vote in the U.S. election?
Israelis favor Romney over Obama by wide margin in latest poll
Outside groups have spent $840 million on 2012 election
Chevron Gives $2.5 Million to Conservative Group — the Biggest Corporate Super-PAC Donation of the Year
Charts: The Frackers' Well-Oiled Political Machine
A Tangled Web: Who’s Making Money From All This Campaign Spending?
Ohio Punished with almost 2,000 Presidential TV Ads a Day
Election may not wrap up Tuesday: If it’s close, Ohio could be what Florida was in 2000
2. It's The Money, Honey
And the Winner of the U.S. Election Is...the Drones
2. It's The Money, Honey
Why Does the SEC Protect Banks’ Dirty Secrets?
Mortgage Price-Gouging Courtesy of the Bailout
Pentagon IG starts criminal probe of contractor
U.S. Inspector General: Iraqi auditors point to huge money laundering
Retired FBI agent arraigned in Afghan scheme
Is a major science group stumping for Monsanto?
Chemical Industry Uses Wallet To Block Tighter Regulations, Environmental Advocates Say
The Hill's 2012 Top Lobbyists
3. They've Got A Secret
National Security Agency on Right to Spy on Everyone: Just Trust Us
Rare case sheds light on cellphone surveillance device
Police allowed to install cameras on private property without warrant
EFF Demands Answers About Predator Drone Flights in the U.S.
World’s Fastest Computer Is Quietly Turned On by the U.S. Government
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Anderson Cooper Talk Show Won’t Return for a Third Season
New US monument honors military service dogs
Nurses, Addicted to Helping People
ODDS & ENDS:
Meghan McCain to GOP after Sandy: Do you still doubt climate change?
The 9 Most Anti-Science Candidates in America
Iraq's youngest casualties of war
Smoking will 'kill up to a billion people worldwide this century'
Greece's diet crisis: As Greeks abandon their traditional foods, obesity rates soar
The Island Where People Forget to Die
Korean Village Could Be First Casualty of US Military’s “Pacific Pivot”
Big Sugar's Sweet Little Lies
Scientists Dissect the Psychology of 'Truthiness'
Mystery Monkey Caught After Two Years On The Lam
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