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McCain and Clinton win in New Hampshire

a shared story    476 weeks 2 days 6 hours 20 minutes ago
Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) won today's New Hampshire primaries, capping two remarkable political comebacks. While public polling suggested that McCain would triumph over former governor Mitt Romney, there were few -- if any -- political strategists who believed that Clinton had any...(more) 

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Franz Reichelt - Eiffel Tower - Parachute Fail

a shared story    351 weeks 6 days 14 hours 56 minutes ago
Franz Reichelt was a tailor who designed what he promised was a "parachute jacket." He decided to unveil it to the public by jumping off the Eiffel Tower. Pathe filmed it. The also filmed officials measuring the size of the crater he made when he...(more) 

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New Tone Set in E-Mails on Bush Warrant

a shared story    472 weeks 1 day 16 hours 44 minutes ago
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) -- The tone has changed in e-mails this Vermont town has been receiving on its proposal to issue warrants for the arrests of President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Now, more people are supporting the resolution.... 

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New York's most famous prostitute revealed...

a shared story    467 weeks 1 day 9 hours 5 minutes ago
She left a broken home on the Jersey Shore at 17 and came to New York City to work the nightclubs as a rhythm and blues singer. Now, at 22, she is the unwitting, and as yet unseen, star of the seamy drama that is the...(more) 

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Blizzards, blocked bridges and a baby born in a car as bad weather spreads

a shared story    419 weeks 6 days 2 hours 34 minutes ago
The two Severn bridge crossings between England and Wales were among hundreds of roads and routes closed while snow continued to create chaos across regions of Britain yesterday, with more than 20,000 homes left without electricity. Some of hundreds of motorists trapped by a blizzard in Devon...(more) 

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Parachuting Dog Helped Win WWII

a shared story    459 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago
The Allied airmen and women of World War II were certainly brave and skilled in battle, but even they couldn't win the war on their own. Plagued in the early, low-tech years of the war by dangerous afflictions such as altitude and decompression sickness, pilots got some...(more) 

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Apple Mac Shipments Surge

a shared story    488 weeks 15 hours 1 minute ago
PC World - Much of the attention for Apple has been on the iPhone lately, but the company's hardware business is showing strength too. Apple's hardware shipments for the third-quarter surged 15.9 percent over the same quarter last year, according to a report released Wednesday by...(more) 

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Reaction to Karl Rove Resignation

a shared story    497 weeks 3 days 11 hours 32 minutes ago
Here's my reaction: whoopee!!! Has Bush lost his brain or has Karl really gone to start folding the silk sheets for their life in the corporate world where they've made so much money for their friends. Whatever. He's gone. Someone dust off a federal prosecutor and...(more) 

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Oil in Gulf Poses Only Slight Risk, New U.S. Report Says

a shared story    342 weeks 2 days 3 hours 6 minutes ago
The government is expected to announce on Wednesday that three-quarters of the oil from the Deepwater Horizon leak has already evaporated, dispersed, been captured or otherwise eliminated — and that much of the rest is so diluted that it does not seem to pose much additional...(more) 

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President Bush Announces Karl Rove's Resignation

a shared story    497 weeks 3 days 11 hours 58 minutes ago
BUSH: Karl Rove is moving on down the road. I've been talking to Karl for a while about his desire to spend more time with Darby and Andrew. This is a family that's made enormous sacrifices not only for our beloved state of Texas but for...(more) 

Girls may learn math anxiety from female teachers

a shared story    369 weeks 3 days 1 hour 58 minutes ago
Little girls may learn to fear math from the women who are their earliest teachers. Despite gains in recent years, women still trail men in some areas of math achievement, and the question of why has provoked controversy. Now, a study of first- and second-graders suggests...(more) 

Ahead of nuclear talks, Obama sees foreign leaders

a shared story    358 weeks 4 days 13 hours 4 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has begun a series of meetings with foreign leaders who have come to Washington for his nuclear security conference.... 

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