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  • Breaking Boise: Idaho governor proclaims Oct. 1 Aaron Paul Day

    Breaking Boise: Idaho governor proclaims Oct. 1 Aaron Paul Day
    Boise is crazy about its hometown son, Aaron Paul. Last month more than 700 fans showed up at Boise's historic Egyptian Theater to get a glimpse of Paul and watch a live stream of the third-to-last episode of Paul's hit show, "Breaking Bad." Soon...
  • What makes a Nobel laureate?

    What makes a Nobel laureate?
    This year's Nobel Prizes are being unveiled this week. Are there any predictors that point to who will be selected? Here's George Beadle's (medicine, 1958) response: "Study diligently. Respect DNA. Don't smoke. Don't drink. Avoid women and politics. That'...
  • 4-year-old boy brought crack to school

    4-year-old boy brought crack to school
    Officials in Philadelphia are wondering how a 4-year-old boy got the eight bags of crack-cocaine and $173 in cash he brought to his Pre-K class on Tuesday. The student showed the drugs and money to his classmates and one of them alerted the teacher, CBS...
  • Suzanne Somers is having sex — and a lot of it

    Suzanne Somers is having sex — and a lot of it
    Suzanne Somers is the luckiest woman in the whole, big, wide world. Hands down. The onetime "Three's Company" star, now 66, revealed Tuesday on "The Talk" that she has an active sex life. A very active sex life, with Alan Hamel, her husband of 36...
  • Ben Carson breaks new ground quoting Lenin to explain Obamacare

    Ben Carson breaks new ground quoting Lenin to explain Obamacare
    Ben Carson wasted no time in his first appearance as an official, on-the-payroll contributor to Fox Wednesday night quoting Vladimir Lenin and Saul Alinsky in his first 50 seconds on air to show what he believes the president is really up to with...
  • Yacht captain's haul was 620-pounds of coke

    Honesty is always the best policy. Federal agents seized more than 280 kilograms of cocaine -- that's 282 bricks of coke -- from a luxury yacht that docked Sunday in downtown West Palm Beach, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Yacht captain...
  • Ann Romney takes her turn onstage with cookbook aiding brain research

    Ann Romney takes her turn onstage with cookbook aiding brain research
    With homespun recipes from “Mitt’s meatloaf cakes” to "banana trash pudding," Ann Romney’s new cookbook, "The Romney Family Table," has been a brisk seller since its recent debut, topping Amazon’s list as the bestselling...
  • Extra-padded shoes may not blunt running injuries

    Extra-padded shoes may not blunt running injuries
    New York (Reuters Health) - Soft cushioning in shoes has been marketed to runners as extra shock-absorption to prevent injuries, but in a new study the added padding made no difference in who got hurt. Researchers tested identical-looking shoes with...
  • Carson is quoting Lenin to criticize Obamacare. Is the reference bogus?

    Carson is quoting Lenin to criticize Obamacare. Is the reference bogus?
    It was the most expensive campaign ever launched, but opponents were determined to defeat the president's health care reform plan. "Would socialized medicine lead to socialization of other phases of American life?" began one of the pitches used in a...
  • Harnessing our yen for sex, drugs and food to deliver medicine

    Harnessing our yen for sex, drugs and food to deliver medicine
    You might think from reading the medical news these days that our voracious appetite for food, drugs and sex is a bad thing. That neglects clear evidence that the powerful and reliable impulse to do things that make us feel good has been essential to...
  • Cockroach farms multiplying in China

    Cockroach farms multiplying in China
    JINAN, China — This squat concrete building was once a chicken coop, but now it's part of a farm with an entirely different kind of livestock — millions of cockroaches. Inside, squirming masses of the reddish-brown insects dart between...