- Inside the Headlines - 20140829

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JP Sottile, the Newsvandal, along with James Moore, bring you this week's INSIDE THE HEADLINES segment with three tiers looking at Chinese chess, Doctor Feelgood-ish, and our final category it's the poison, stupid.

A great opportunity to get caught up on global and domestic haps. All the headlines discussed are linked below. Just click on "Read more." Thanks for tuning in. Archives available each week.

1. Chinese Chess
On land and sea, China’s nuclear capability growing
http://www.stripes.com/news/on-land-and-sea-china-s-nuclear-capability-growing-1.299381

Two Explosive Reminders That the US and China Are in a Hypersonic Arms Race
http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/two-explosive-reminders-us-and-china-are-hypersonic-arms-race/92510/

U.S. Top Guns in Darwin Combat Drills as China Tensions Rise
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-27/u-s-top-guns-in-darwin-dog-fight-drills-as-china-tensions-rise.html

China vows to respond to U.S. surveillance flights
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/china-we-will-continue-to-respond-to-u-s-surveillance-flights/

How China is keeping a lid on U.S. gas prices
http://blogs.marketwatch.com/energy-ticker/2014/08/27/how-china-is-keeping-a-lid-on-u-s-gas-prices

The Charm of China
http://thediplomat.com/2014/08/the-charm-of-china/

2. Doctor Feelgood-ish
Medicare Ratings Let Nursing Homes Game the System
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/25/business/medicare-star-ratings-allow-nursing-homes-to-game-the-system.html

Mental disorders keep thousands of homeless on streets
http://www.usatoday.com/longform/news/nation/2014/08/27/mental-health-homeless-series/14255283/

Do Antidepressants Work?
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/do-antidepressants-work

Too Late To Wean America Off Vicodin?
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/08/27/dea-s-painkiller-crackdown-too-little-too-late.html

Healing Hemp
http://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000003053054/healing-hemp.html

3. It's The Poison, Stupid
Empty nests of the North: “Massive chick deaths” in seabird colonies; climate, oceanic changes blamed
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2014/aug/wingedwarnings3empty-nests-of-the-north

Heavy metal songs: Contaminated songbirds sing the wrong tunes
http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/news/2014/aug/wingedwarnings4heavy-metal-songs

Atop Food Chain, Ospreys Ingest Many Poisons, Revealing Environmental Dangers
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/08/140826-ospreys-environment-pollutant-contaminant-health-science/

Realistic Robo-Hawks Designed to Fly Around and Terrorize Real Birds
http://www.wired.com/2014/08/realistic-robo-hawks-designed-to-fly-around-and-terrorize-real-birds/

THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
IEA expects $1.7 trillion in clean-energy investments through 2020
http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/iea-expects-17-trillion-in-cleanenergy-investments-through-2020-20140828-109p6e.html

McDonald’s struggling to stay relevant with millennials
http://fortune.com/2014/08/25/mcdonalds-struggling-to-stay-relevant-with-millennials/

Older dogs bring special kind of joy to rescuers
http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-0826-banks-old-dogs-20140826-column.html

ODDS & ENDS
The ABC's of animal speech: Not so random after all
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140819200209.htm

Marching in Sync May Increase Aggression
http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/militarizing-police-marching-sync-may-increase-aggression-89472/

Path of destruction in Ira

q began in 1991
http://ncronline.org/news/global/path-destruction-began-1991

Saudi Arabia Remains on U.N. Human Rights Council despite 19 Beheadings, including One for “Sorcery”
http://www.allgov.com/news/us-and-the-world/saudi-arabia-remains-on-un-human-rights-council-despite-19-beheadings-including-one-for-sorcery-14

Voodoo Is Rebounding in New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina
http://www.newsweek.com/voodoo-rebounding-new-orleans-after-hurricane-katrina-266340

Fueled by Superstition, People Are Violently Attacking Albinos in Tanzania
https://news.vice.com/article/fueled-by-superstition-people-are-violently-attacking-albinos-in-tanzania

How Movies Manipulate Your Brain to Keep You Entertained
http://www.wired.com/2014/08/how-movies-manipulate-your-brain/

Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/talking-about-trauma/201408/pornland-how-porn-has-hijacked-our-sexuality

Removal of Drugs From Rectum Unconstitutional
http://www.courthousenews.com/2014/08/25/70738.htm

Brains Behaving Badly: Why So Many Comedians End Up Self-Destructing
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/comedians-depression-self-destructing-robin-williams-20140827
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