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The major U.S. stock indexes veered slightly higher in afternoon trading Monday after spending much of the morning wavering between small gains and losses. Investors were looking ahead to President Do
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The eastern Washington lowland lakes trout opener is Wednesday (March 1), but it looks like snow, ice and rainy weather conditions could get in the way of a successful outing. “Pretty much all the Ma
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fans of “Fences” may be disappointed that the film won just one of its four Oscar nominations. But a pilgrimage to playwright August Wilson’s hometown, Pittsburgh,
The red carpet is a place where actresses are often referred to as goddesses because of their glittering gowns, flowing hair, chiseled cheekbones or statuesque frame (sometimes all of the above).
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National Science Day is celebrated on February 28 to commemorate the discovery of Raman Effect in 1928 by Indian physicist and Nobel Laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman in India.
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Children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures, a new study concludes.
TORONTO - The Ontario government said Monday that it was improving access to specialized care for people living with rare diseases. Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced the opening of a new clinic
A new mouse model with a working immune system could be used in laboratory research to improve understanding of Zika virus infection and aid development of new treatments.
The mosquito Anopheles darlingi is the main vector of malaria in Central and South America, but little has been investigated about its behavior. Now, researchers have used traps and DNA analysis to de
Scientists have produced pigs that may be protected from an infection that costs the swine industry billions each year. The team have used advanced genetic techniques to produce pigs that are potentia
Waterhemp, a common agricultural weed, has become increasingly resistant to atrazine and other herbicides. Waterhemp uses a class of enzymes known as GSTs to detoxify herbicides, but the exact GST res
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Monday is the last day to sign up for a newly expanded program providing grants of up to $3,000 to earthquake retrofit single-family homes.  Registration ends Monday and is run by a program that r
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After struggling in the Arizona Fall League last year, New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow tried to learn from Jacksonvuille neighbor Daniel Murphy during the offseason
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Federer is playing the event for the 13th time, improving to 48-5 in the emirate where he keeps a training base. Federer won his 11th match since losing to Tomas Berdych in the 2013 semi-finals.
An amateur rugby league club whose players beat up an opposition player during a game tweeted his girlfriend 'pipe down sweetheart' after she posted a video of the brutal brawl online.
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