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Immortality isn’t something to be desired when it comes to your body’s cells. Those that continue to divide without ever dying can lead to the development of the most malignant kinds of tumors. Until now, the science behind cell immortality has been...
Photo by Hill Street Studios/Blend Images via Getty. Tuesday may not have been a good day for the president’s economic record, but the month before the election was a good one for the economy. October saw payroll gains of 214,000, while the...
Photo courtesy Kiddy Citny Twenty five years ago Sunday, thousands of Berliners jumped on top of the Berlin Wall as a divisive era came to an end. Five years earlier, Kiddy Citny of West Berlin began to paint the wall with two of his friends,...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: On any given afternoon in Braddock Pennsylvania on the outskirts of Pittsburgh you’ll find Drew Whitley in Stambolis Meat Shop helping to clean up. It’s about all he can do now. He takes valium for...
A policemen stands guard at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Beijing, China, on Nov. 7. Leaders and ministers of the 21-member APEC economies are meeting through Nov. 11. Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images President Barack...
Detroit filed its bankruptcy exit plan in federal court Friday. Detroit can bid bankruptcy goodbye within weeks. U.S. judge Steven Rhodes confirmed a plan Friday that will cut over $7 billion in unsecured liabilities and pump $1.4 billion into the...