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Kisses unleash chemicals that ease stress levels

a shared story    414 weeks 2 days 18 hours 38 minutes ago
"Chemistry look what you've done to me," Donna Summer crooned in Science of Love, and so, it seems, she was right. Just in time for Valentine's Day, a panel of scientists examined the mystery of what happens when hearts throb and lips lock. Kissing, it turns...(more) 

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Spitzer Resigns, Citing Personal Failings

a shared story    462 weeks 5 days 10 hours 33 minutes ago
Gov. Eliot Spitzer, reeling from revelations that he had been a client of a prostitution ring, announced his resignation today, becoming the first governor of New York to be forced from office in nearly a century. Mr. Spitzer, appearing somber and with his wife at his side,...(more) 

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Musharraf Declares Emergency in Pakistan

a shared story    481 weeks 2 days 10 hours 7 minutes ago
Gen. Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergency in Pakistan on Saturday, suspending the constitution, replacing the chief justice before a crucial Supreme Court ruling on his future as president, and cutting communications in the capital. Pakistan's main opposition leader, Benezir Bhutto, flew back to the country...(more) 

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Bacteria found in Siberian mammoth graveyard could boost your sex life and let you live longer

a shared story    414 weeks 4 days 10 hours 34 minutes ago
Interesting story, but a warning: Russia is thick with scientists who believe in UFOs and claim dinosaurs still walk the earth, etc. Anyhow, from the story: "Russian scientists working at a 'graveyard' of extinct mammoths and woolly rhinos in Siberia claim to have found a bacterium...(more) 

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House Passes Bill to Address Threat of Climate Change

a shared story    395 weeks 3 days 3 hours 37 minutes ago
Overcoming deep divisions within its Democratic majority, the House passed legislation on Friday intended to address the threat of global warming and transform the way the United States produces and uses energy. 

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Mumbai terrorist: I was ordered to kill 'until the last breath'

a shared story    425 weeks 18 hours 23 minutes ago
The sole Mumbai gunman captured alive has told police he was trained in Pakistan and ordered to “kill until the last breath”, according to a leaked account of his interrogation. Azam Amir Kasab, 21, a Pakistani national, claimed the terror strikes, which left nearly 200 dead, were...(more) 

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Organic slum

a shared story    415 weeks 2 days 7 hours 42 minutes ago
Sound and images as poor Kenyans eye green riches 

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Bush ignores reality. Fact Check: Bush on Al Qaida, Iraqis

a shared story    461 weeks 5 days 4 hours 16 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush brought up al-Qaida 14 times Wednesday in a 26-minute speech marking the anniversary of the Iraq war. He wasn't coy about his point: If America stops fighting in Iraq, there could well be new attacks at home by Osama bin Laden's...(more) 

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Car jumps curb in Mission District, badly injuring pedestrian

a shared story    434 weeks 9 hours 46 minutes ago
A driver was arrested after his car jumped a curb today in San Francisco's Mission District and seriously injured a pedestrian, police said.  

Tour of California: Where Pedal And Mettle Meet / Stage 2 map and full race schedule

a shared story    414 weeks 2 days 18 hours 32 minutes ago
On Saturday, the world's top cyclists converge for the 2009 Amgen Tour of California, a 750-mile race from Sacramento to Escondido. Among them will be seven-time Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong. He races for the first time in the U.S. since emerging from retirement. Floyd...(more) 

Retailing Chains Caught in a Wave of Bankruptcies

a shared story    457 weeks 6 days 19 hours 2 minutes ago
The consumer spending slump and tightening credit markets are unleashing a widening wave of bankruptcies in American retailing, prompting thousands of store closings that are expected to remake suburban malls and downtown shopping districts across the country. Since last fall, eight mostly midsize chains — as diverse...(more) 

Food Costs Rising Fastest in 17 Years

a shared story    457 weeks 6 days 19 hours 6 minutes ago
Maybe the candidates should consider talking about an issue for a change instead of dragging everyone down. Here's a suggestion, from the story: "Steve Tarpin can bake a graham cracker crust in his sleep, but explaining why the price for his Key lime pies went from $20...(more) 

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