Scientists making progress testing stem cells

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - Scientists are making progress in testing stem cells to treat a variety of diseases, but they're warning about clinics that push unproven treatments.There are clini..
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6,600 graves unmarked, mislabeled at Arlington National Cemetery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - The former superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery says he accepts "full responsibility" for the mix-up of graves at the famous military burial ground.John ..
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President tried to win over National Urban League on education initiative

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the country's long-term economic success will be tied to the success of the nation's schools.Speaking at the centennial convention of ..
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Scores die of cholera in Cameroon

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

More than 100 people have died of cholera in Cameroon, according to Joseph Beti Assomo, a regional governor.
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French woman admits killing 8 babies

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French prosecutors say they have charged a woman with murder after she admitted giving birth to and smothering eight babies over a 17-year period in northern France.
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Karzai denounces leaking of Afghan informant names

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Afghanistan\'s president said he is incensed that leaked secret U.S. military documents include the names of Afghan informants.
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Study: Climate change 'undeniable'

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

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Second missing sailor found dead in Afghanistan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A second U.S. Navy sailor who went missing in a dangerous part of eastern Afghanistan was found dead and his body recovered, a senior U.S. military offici..
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Watered down Immigration law takes effect in Arizona

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

PHOENIX, AZ-   At the stroke of midnight a watered down version of Arizona's tough immigration law went into effect.  A judge issued a temporary injunction against t..
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French couple held over newborns' deaths

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

French national police Tuesday detained a couple after the bodies of eight newborn babies were found in northern France, some in a home and others in the garden of another home, the French Interior Ministry said.
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Mexico praises decision on Arizona law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Patricia Espinosa called Wednesday\'s decision on Arizona\'s immigration law \"a step in the right direction.\"
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Four journalists held hostage in Mexico

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Committee to Protect Journalists appealed Wednesday to the Mexican government to do all it can to bring about the release of four journalists abducted Monday.
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Georgia gators have feeding frenzy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

FARGO, Ga. - This is what it looks like to be surrounded by 300 hungry alligators.  This group feeding only happens once every three or four years.Earlier this month, fisherma..
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Crist recognizes Jimmy Buffett

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Charlie Crist recognized Jimmy Buffett as a Point of Light for his work to help families and businesses of the Gulf Coast recover from the Deepwater Ho..
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Missing NBA player reported dead

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Missing NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been reported dead after missing for 10 days. Curtis Wright, his uncle, told Memphis reporters the police contacted Wright's..
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Arizona med-copter goes down

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

TUCSON, AZ - One person was killed and two others injured when a medical helicopter crashed in a central Tucson. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the helicopter wa..
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Kalamazoo River clean up has doubled in effort

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - Officials have devoted more resources to the cleanup of an oil pipeline burst into the Kalamazoo River.The leak dumped more than 800,000 gallons of oil.Enbrid..
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New Duck stamp for Gulf Coast conservation

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) - The Interior Department is selling a new duck stamp envelope to raise money for conservation in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.Duck stamps are more fo..
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Japan carries out first executions in year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Japan hanged two convicted killers on Wednesday -- the first execution in the country since the Democratic Party of Japan took power last September.
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Federal judge blocks most controversial part of AZ immigration law

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

PHOENIX (AP) - A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the most controversial parts of Arizona's immigration law from taking effect, delivering a last-minute victory to opponents of t..
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