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View concept photos of what Ground Zero will look like after they finish contruction on the new buildings and 9/11 memorial.
   06.10.2013
View concept photos of what Ground Zero will look like after they finish contruction on the new buildings and ...
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   06.10.2013
How people are working to save this species.
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   06.10.2013
Find how old you think you should be to drive.
Homeowners looking to save energy, makers of solar panels and wind turbines and companies hoping to bring the electric grid into the computer age all stand to reap major benefits.

The package contains more than $42 billion in energy-related investments from tax credits to homeowners to loan guarantees for renewable energy projects and direct government grants for makers of wind turbines and next-generation batteries.

There's a 30 percent tax credit of up to $1,500 for the purchase of a highly efficient residential air conditioners, heat pumps or furnaces. The credit also can be used by homeowners to replace leaky windows or put more insulation into the attic. About $300 million would go for rebates to get people to buy efficient appliances.

The package includes $20 billion aimed at "green" jobs to make wind turbines, solar panels and improve energy efficiency in schools and federal buildings. It includes $6 billion in loan guarantees for renewable energy projects as well as tax breaks or direct grants covering 30 percent of wind and solar energy investments. Another $5 billion is marked to help low-income homeowners make energy improvements.

About $11 billion goes to modernize and expand the nation's electric power grid and $2 billion to spur research into batteries for future electric cars.
   06.10.2013
Environmental engineers come up with creative, green solutions to every issues. Here's a look at some of ...
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   06.10.2013
Photo Gallery: Mighty Military Aircraft
What was your first job as a teenager? 

"Mowing lawns and shoveling snow for neighbors."
   06.10.2013
Mowing Lawns/Shoveling Snow
A primary election is a process political parties use to nominate candidates for a national election. There are a number of candidates in the race for President right now, but the primaries will narrow them down to one for each party.
   06.10.2013
Ever wonder what the Presidential candidates looked like before they were politicians?
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   06.10.2013
Explore the fantasy book series written by Kathryn Lasky and find out which novels inspired the movie.
Sift through this basket of treats, from Peeps to Cadbury Eggs.
   06.10.2013
Sift through this basket of treats, from Peeps to Cadbury Eggs.
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   06.10.2013
View photos from the premiere of Whip It.
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