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“It really puts a human face on the term ‘collateral damage.’” ~REPRESENTATIVE ADAM B. SCHIFF, Democrat of California, on meeting with Faisal bin Ali Jaber, members of whose family were killed in an American drone strike in Yemen. Quotation of the Day for Saturday, November 23, 2013. – NYTimes.com.

E-books sales soar in 2011

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, e-books and novels for young people are hot. Sales of e-books more than doubled from 2010 to 2011, according to a survey of nearly 2,000 publishers released Wednesday. E-books jumped from 6 percent of the market to 15 percent and e-revenue for new adult fiction …