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Reaction is already rolling in to producer Scott Rudin's announcement Wednesday that he is bringing Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” to Broadway for the 2017-18 season with none other than Aar
The tussle in Ukraine over corruption in business and government, and mostly unsuccessful reformist efforts are having repercussions in Ukrainian-American circles. Focus on crisis in the European Unio
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Brooks HaysFONTANA, Calif., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A team of scientists with California-based research outfit 21st Century Medicine have successfully frozen and recovered the brain of rabbit.
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The Federal Aviation Administration issues warning that the batteries should be separated from other flammable cargo.
The federal government's highway safety agency agrees with Google: Computers that will control the cars of the future can be considered their driver
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A rocket carrying a defense payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office was successfully launched from California
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Many populations of African animal species have dramatically decreased or already disappeared altogether. A team of European researchers has now predicted hunting pressure for the Congo Basin and prod
A scientific breakthrough gives researchers access to the blueprint of thousands of molecules of great relevance to medicine and biology. The novel technique, opens up an easy way to determine the spa
The ultimate goal of evolutionary biology is to understand how mutations in DNA shape the growth and behavior of all living things. Standard research tools facilitate genetic studies of closely relate
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NEW YORK, Feb 10 (Reuters) - A former official of soccer's world governing body FIFA pleaded with a U.S. judge on Wednesday to allow his release on bond after having spent nine months in Swiss and U.S
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Usman Khawaja was caught groping at Adam Zampa's buttocks while playing the Australian national anthem during the second ODI against New Zealand in Wellington.
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