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PHT: Malkin shows no rust in return; Pens win

Mon, 2013-03-04 22:01
Evgeni Malkin had a goal and an assist in his return from a concussion and Sidney Crosby contributed the same stats as the Penguins rallied to beat the Lightning 4-3.


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Locust swarms plague Egypt and Israel

Mon, 2013-03-04 21:43

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: Three weeks before Passover, a plague of locusts is swarming from Egypt to Israel, sparking fears among farmers in the region.





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Tim Gunn treats 'Loser' players to makeovers

Mon, 2013-03-04 21:09

On Monday, the five remaining players and the three kid participants celebrated -- in style. "Project Runway's" resident fashion guru guided the "Losers" to their new looks.





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Computer glitch suspends Mars rover operation

Mon, 2013-03-04 19:01

A computer glitch, possibly caused by radiation, has put on hold the Mars rover Curiosity's first attempt to analyze powder from inside an ancient rock, officials said on Monday.





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EPA nomination sets stage for court struggles on climate change

Mon, 2013-03-04 18:53

The battle over climate change is heating up in Washington – as President Barack Obama’s nomination of Gina McCarthy to lead the EPAsets the stage for a struggle over regulations intended to reduce carbon dioxide and other emissions.





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Houston's FBI file reveals purported extortion try

Mon, 2013-03-04 18:26

Responding to numerous Freedom of Information Act requests, the agency has released the 128-page record it had on the late music legend.





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Fannie, Freddie to form new company

Mon, 2013-03-04 18:23
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will build a new joint company for securitizing home loans as a stepping stone toward shrinking the government's role in the mortgage market, the regulator of the U.S. government-controlled firms said on Monday.


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Forbes' billionaires list gets bigger, and richer too

Mon, 2013-03-04 18:21

This year Forbes has uncovered a record 1,426 billionaires. That is 200 more than we found in 2012, another record breaking year.





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Oberlin cancels classes amid 'hate-related incidents'

Mon, 2013-03-04 17:37

Ohio’s famed Oberlin College suspended classes on Monday after a person was spotted on campus wearing what appeared to be a white KKK robe, the latest in a string of racially charged incidents on campus.





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Bipartisan group of senators reaches deal on gun trafficking

Mon, 2013-03-04 17:35
A bipartisan group of senators has reached a deal on a bill that would make it a federal crime to buy a gun for someone who isn't legally allowed to own one. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy announced the agreement on the Senate floor Monday evening.


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World Cup set to be 1st to offer seats for obese

Mon, 2013-03-04 17:14
SAO PAULO (AP) - The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is set to be the first to offer special seats for obese fans.


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'Cured' HIV baby raises questions for other newborns

Mon, 2013-03-04 16:18

The case of a baby who may have been cured of an HIV infection raises two tantalizing prospects: Is it possible to save even more newborns from infection, and is it possible that other babies may have been cured and no one knows it yet?





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In protest of pope's departure, preist burns Benedict's image at mass

Mon, 2013-03-04 16:01
VATICAN CITY — An Italian priest set fire to a photo of Pope Benedict during Sunday Mass in protest against his abdication, telling a shocked congregation that the former pontiff had abandoned his flock. "It was wonderful," the Rev.


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Most execs believe they can 'have it all'

Mon, 2013-03-04 15:50
Most men and women who appear to be successfully climbing the corporate ladder say they can “have it all” — but maybe not all at the same the time.


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Jeopardy-winning Chef Watson will take your order now

Mon, 2013-03-04 15:39

On Thursday last week, analysts visiting IBM's Almaden research labs were served a breakfast pastry designed by the IBM's clever software itself, the New York Times reports. After absorbing 20,000 recipes, Watson suggested that chefs cobble together a Spanish-inspired breakfast pastry made from a list that included cocoa, saffron, black pepper, almonds and honey.





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Michelle Obama: I don't talk about weight with my daughters

Mon, 2013-03-04 15:02

Michelle Obama offered a peek inside the first family's healthy habits on Monday, revealing there's one thing they never talk about at home: weight.





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Venus sparkles in new views from Saturn

Mon, 2013-03-04 14:59

Science editor Alan Boyle: The planet Venus shines like a "pale yellow dot" in a pair of eye-popping pictures of Saturn from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.





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1 in 10 new moms shows signs of OCD

Mon, 2013-03-04 14:03

Is the baby breathing? Most new moms are anxious, but a new study finds that 11 percent may suffer from obsessive-compulsive symptoms, compared with 2 percent to 3 percent in the general population.





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Opinion: Ethics required nurse to do CPR, even if policy didn't

Mon, 2013-03-04 13:19
After an 87-year-old collapsed at an assisted living facility in Bakersfield, Calif., last week, a nurse called 911 but didn't perform CPR, citing policy. She should have done it anyway, writes bioethicist Arthur Caplan.


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L.A. mayor's race digs deep for dirt

Mon, 2013-03-04 12:39
Forget the “sequester.” There’s a campaign going on involving accusations of corruption, bankruptcy, race and President Obama, gender politics, grave-digging, and even drilling for oil in Beverly Hills.


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