By ELISABETH BUMILLER
An attack would take at least 100 planes, American defense officials and military analysts said, and take far more time than earlier strikes on nuclear sites in Syria and Iraq.
Downturn's effect on birth and immigration lingers.MORE: World population hits 7BU.S.: Cities show declines
- 3 skiers killed in Wash. avalanche; 4th survived
- Storm dumps snow on parts of South
- U.S. urging Israel not to attack Iran, general says
- Apple OKs environmental audits of China suppliers
- Lin keeps improving as Knicks beat Mavs
- Whitney Houston dress, earrings up for auction
Israel has made it clear it is thinking about attacking Tehran's nuclear infrastructure. Iran has warned it may block the strait used by oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. FULL STORYZakaria: Israel, don't strike Iran
- In its test-tube form, it doesn't quite get your mouth watering, but Dutch scientist Dr. Mark Post of the University of Maastricht is betting that his stem cell 'meat' is going to 'look like and feel and, hopefully, taste' like real, juice-dripping burgers — would you take that bet?
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Major props to the New York Times and to CNN for making the TOP STORY an international one that has serious implications for Americans. Not sure what to make of Fox News' lead story titled, "Test tube meat to be available this fall ..."
That is just weird.
Their next top three stories are also "not critical."
- Skier says she was 'completely buried' in snow after group swept away by avalanche near popular resort, killing 3
- Re-elect team defends energy policy, touts more domestic oil production, amid criticism of gas price hikes
- Ohio teen's remains found in house of accused rapist who had been suspected in her disappearance