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In Online Journalism, 'Fast Doesn't Always Equal Right'
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Once something's out on the Web, it's hard to retract, even if it's factually incorrect; old age may not begin when we traditionally thought it did; meanwhile, Richard Martinez, the father of one of the Isla Vista shooting victims, hits the nail on the head when it comes to the politics behind many mass murders. These discoveries and more after the jump.

No Time for ’Tirement'

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In little over a century, Americans have gone from a life expectancy of 47 to one of 78. By 2025 there will be 66 million Americans over 65. The decisions that we make individually and collectively about how to spend this gift of time will reshape the country.

War and Taxes Edition
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On today's list: Behind the Vatican's blame-the-gays strategy, how much you owe for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the most corporate band and nine myths about socialism in the U.S.

Robert Reich Edition
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What Noam Chomsky has to say about globalization, why older is wiser, and proof that at least two of the three bozos who most wrecked the economy still don't get it.

Study: Older People Need Fewer Zzzs

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Here's another reason why baby boomers are still running various sectors of society: They need less sleep. According to a new study published, fittingly, in the journal Sleep, people in their 60s don't need to snooze for quite as long as their younger counterparts. This may partly explain why Jay Leno is still on the air.

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