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  • Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus

    Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus
    A girl who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday. The so-called Mississippi baby, now nearly 4...
  • U.S. government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year

    U.S. government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year
    The U.S. government has upped the quantity of marijuana it’s growing this year, to more than 1,400 pounds from the originally planned 46. The federal government classifies marijuana as a substance that has no medical use and is more dangerous than...
  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
  • Meet the new College Football Playoff committee

    Meet the 13 members of the new College Football Playoff selection committee: Jeff Long The Buzz: He's the first chairman of the new selection committee and it's his job to announce the group's top 25 rankings on ESPN every Tuesday. His 35 years of...
  • Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers

    Bowl predictions: Separating the winners from losers
    You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
  • Fraternity suspended after members hang noose on integration statue

    Fraternity suspended after members hang noose on integration statue
    A fraternity at Ole Miss has been kicked off campus after university officials discovered that three of its members were responsible for hanging a noose around a campus statue honoring the school's first black student, the Los Angeles Times is reporting....
  • Ole Miss frats condemn noosing of James Meredith statue

    Fraternity presidents at Ole Miss declared Thursday that they would not hesitate to expel a member if it turns out that one of their own had a role in placing a noose around the campus statue of an African American civil rights figure. University of...
  • Miami misses on transfer DT Fadol Brown

    Miami misses on transfer DT Fadol Brown
    Fadol Brown has had his fill of South Florida. The former FIU player committed to Ole Miss Friday, eschewing a Miami offer that was reportedly strong in the running. At six-foot-five and 270 pounds, Brown is without a doubt ready to step into the...
  • Timber Creek phenom Jacques Patrick not rattled by recruiting hype

    Timber Creek phenom Jacques Patrick not rattled by recruiting hype
    Jacques Patrick was just 15 years old when his first college football scholarship offers rolled in and it was a bit overwhelming. Patrick admits Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher moved him to tears when he offered him a scholarship in April 2012. One...
  • Dr. Phillips freshman Jonathan Pollock offered scholarship by Akron

    Dr. Phillips freshman Jonathan Pollock offered scholarship by Akron
    Jonathan Pollock is one of a kind. From the moment of the first handshake with the Dr. Phillips freshman, it’s obvious upon meeting him that he is an extremely focused individual. Akron head coach Terry Bowden and staff member Mark Ouimet...
  • Will D. Campbell dies at 88; maverick minister aided integration

    The Rev. Will D. Campbell was a poor white boy from Mississippi who preached his first sermon from a pulpit stocked with a Bible from the Ku Klux Klan. But this son of the segregated South — a self-avowed "good ol' boy with crazy ideas" —...