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  • Renato Dulbecco dies at 97; 1975 Nobel Prize winner in medicine

    Renato Dulbecco dies at 97; 1975 Nobel Prize winner in medicine
    Dr. Renato Dulbecco, an Italian American virologist who shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for demonstrating how certain types of viruses invade mammalian cells to cause cancer, died of natural causes Sunday at his home in La Jolla....
  • 'Biggest Loser's' Gail Lee explains all those excuses away

     
    Biggest Loser: Biggest Loser competitor Gail Lee becomes the latest to be eliminated from the ranch, but she says it turned out to be a blessing in disguise....
  • Video: The Jay Leno joke that upset India

     
    Barbs from comedian Jay Leno and the BBC program "Top Gear" rubbed Indians the wrong way, Mark Magnier reports for The Times. Critics say India is overreacting to minor slights, possibly because of its colonial past....
  • Who are the Tuareg and how do they fit into the coup in Mali?

     
    The Tuareg are nomadic people in much of the central Sahara and Sahel. They’ve been romanticized as “the blue men of the desert” because of the indigo dye used in their traditional flowing garments. They have a common language, Tamasheq,...
  • Saudi single men to be allowed in Riyadh malls during peak hours

     
    Single men in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia will be allowed to enter shopping centers and go mall hopping in the Saudi capital in the evenings and on weekends if they do not "misbehave with women shoppers and follow security regulations" following a...
  • Church fears 'ethnic cleansing' of Christians in Homs, Syria

     
    The Syrian Orthodox church is worried about “an ongoing ethnic cleansing of Christians” in the embattled city of Homs, reports Agenzia Fides, the official Vatican news agency. Anti-government militants have expelled 90% of Christians in Homs...
  • Effort to stop polio aims to vaccinate 111 million children in four days

     
    Health groups are trying to immunize more than 111 million African children against polio in only four days, hoping to squelch an incurable disease that is all but gone in the West....
  • Survey: Anti-U.S. sentiment on the rise in Pakistan

     
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — In the last couple of years, Washington has tried to earmark a bigger chunk of its aid to Pakistan for civilian projects that would engender goodwill with the country’s intensely anti-American populace. The latest polling...
  • Afghan bombers try to 'kill everyone with authority' in district

     
    Insurgents made a determined attempt to "kill everyone with authority" in a district in eastern Afghanistan, storming government offices with a team of suicide bombers. The attackers were repelled, but 11 people were killed, Afghan officials said...
  • Get back-to-school vaccinations now, health departments say

     
    Summer is still in full swing for many Orange and Seminole county students, and preparing for going back to school may be the last thing on their minds. Although school won’t be in session again until August, health departments in both counties...
  • Carole Nolan, 1932-2012

     
    Former WBEZ-FM 91.5 PR director Merillee Clark Redmond has sent over this remembrance Carole Nolan, who transformed the station from a sleepy, part-time classroom-of-the-air outlet to a full-service public radion station, died early this morning at age...