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Looking lone wolf terrorism in the mouth
Daryl Johnson is an expert on domestic terrorism.
August 8th, 2012
01:46 PM ET

Looking lone wolf terrorism in the mouth

By Libby Lewis, CNN

(CNN) - The FBI says it is investigating whether the Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin was an act of domestic terrorism.

Daryl Johnson says he doesn't have to wait. He guessed a lot that was right about the person who did it, even before he heard the name, Wade Michael Page:

[o:16]: "I mentioned to my wife that this was definitely going to be a hate-motivated crime – most likely by a white supremacist with a military background."

Johnson authored a controversial intelligence report on right-wing extremists while at the Department of Homeland Security. FULL POST

Little bugs that bite big
Stinging insects are trying to deliver a message.
August 8th, 2012
12:00 PM ET

Little bugs that bite big

By Jim Ribble, CNN

(CNN) - Imagine spending your professional life getting stung by insects. It's just another day at the office for entomologist Justin Schmidt at the University of Arizona.

[3:38] "You get these waves of pain, and you're just there in agony. Ice won't work, a little bit of libation won't help the problem, you can't sleep," he says.

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OPINION: Why do school sports start before classes do?
Schools starting sports practices well before classes begin shows confused priorities, LZ Granderson says.
August 8th, 2012
10:26 AM ET

OPINION: Why do school sports start before classes do?

(CNN) – CNN Contributor LZ Granderson says there's a problem when schools start sports before classes begin. Granderson believes more dedication to our country's academics could help with some nationwide issues like unemployment.

[0:39] "For much of the country high school football started last month and for much of the country high school classes start next month. Given where high schoolers rank globally in reading, math and science that is essentially putting the cup before the helmet in the 21st century."

[1:16] "We live locally but are competing for jobs globally. Part of the reason why the unemployment rate is 8.3 percent is because many Americans don't have the technical skills necessary to fill some of the 3.5 million jobs that are currently available."

Read more of LZ Granderson's columns at CNN Opinion.

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