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  • U.S. student loan debt is not killing homeownership

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Is surging student debt really preventing an entire generation from becoming first-time homebuyers?
  • Best-selling novel led scientist to Ebola-related research

    University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist Yoshi Kawaoka was researching influenza viruses that were killing chickens in the mid '90s when he picked up a new bestseller, "The Hot Zone." Richard Preston's 1994 novel dealt with the genesis of viral...

    These growers like pumpkins jacked up to giant proportions

    COMBINED LOCKS, Wis. Like their neighbors on their quiet dead-end street, Glen and Margaret Martin have decorated their yard for autumn and Halloween. But only the Martins' decorations attract bona-fide gawkers. Their;pumpkins are so humongous it's as if...

    Few takers on District 230 football helmet program

    Few takers on District 230 football helmet program
    A year after Consolidated High School District 230 began letting student athletes use their own football helmets rather than those provided by the school, district officials said they've seen little interest in the program. Although a parent pushed...

    20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma

    20th century fashion, trends parallel rise in melanoma
    Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a "healthy tan" may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study. Researchers found that increasing U.S. melanoma rates track...