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Archive for March 24th, 2013

  • Court: Can drug companies pay to delay generics?

    March 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 12, 2011 file photo, Jeremy Lazarus, president-elect of the American Medical Association (AMA) speaks in Portland, Oregon. The Supreme Court will struggle this week with whether it’s legal for patent-holding pharmaceutical...

  • C. African Republic president overthrown by rebels

    March 24, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 5, 2013 file photo, government security forces in a pickup truck drive past a demonstration calling for peace as negotiators prepare for talks with rebels from the north, in downtown Bangui, Central African Republic Saturday. On...

  • Amputee veteran helps train troops for war

    March 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013, photo, former Navy corpsman Joel Booth, who lost a leg in Afghanistan, prepares with the help of a makeup artist to play his role as a downed helicopter pilot in a military training exercise at San Diego-based Strategic...

  • Both sides of gun debate make public appeals

    March 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo combo, Wayne LaPierre, left, CEO of the National Rifle Association, makes remarks at CPAC 2013, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., Friday, March 15, 2013; and at right, New York City Mayor Michael...

  • Heart repair breakthroughs replace surgeon’s knife

    March 24, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Monday, March 11, 2013 photo, Atlanta cardiologist Dr. Spencer King demonstrates how a catheter is used to repair a diseased heart valve, at an American College of Cardiology conference in San Francisco. Many problems that used to require open-heart...

  • Experts: NKorea training teams of ‘cyber warriors’

    March 24, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 22, 2013 file photo, a South Korean police officer from Digital Forensic Investigation exits the Cyber Terror Response Center at the National Police Agency in Seoul, South Korea. Investigators have yet to pinpoint the culprit behind...

  • ‘Book of Mormon’ smashes 1-day box office record

    March 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    The Book of Mormon creators Trey Parker, left, and Matt Stone pose for photographers on the red carpet as they arrive for the opening night of ‘The Book of Mormon’ at The Prince of Wales theatre in central London, Thursday, Mar. 21, 2013. (Photo...

  • Ellen DeGeneres wows audience for Aussie filming

    March 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    U.S. talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, right, introduces her wife Portia de Rossi during the recording of DeGeneres’ show in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, March 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) SYDNEY (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres was applauded by a rapturous...

  • Cyprus talks to continue; no deal yet

    March 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Childs play soccer at a school in the old city of capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, March 23, 2013. Politicians in Cyprus were racing Saturday to complete an alternative plan raising funds necessary for the country to qualify for an international bailout,...

  • UK police: Russian tycoon Berezovsky found dead

    March 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – A Wednesday, July 18, 2007 photo from files showing Russian exile Boris Berezovsky, a close friend of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko who was poisoned by Polonium 2-10, speaking to the media in a news conference in London. United...