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  • People's love for cats is unrequited, study indicates

    The agony of unrequited love. It may be what keeps us devoted to the felines in our lives. A recent study confirms what cat owners have long known. Our cats understand us when we talk to them, they just don't give a fig about what we have to say. A...
  • With surging oil traffic, Northwest at greater risk for spill

    SEATTLE Efforts to transform the Northwest into a fossil-fuel hub for North Dakota's crude, Alberta's oil sands and coal from the Rocky Mountains mean the risks of major spills and explosions in and around Washington state are rising and poised to...
  • If you throw a gecko at Teflon, will he stick? University of Akron researchers found the answer

    AKRON, Ohio That little lizard that has become so effective selling car insurance the gecko can climb across glass windows and across the ceiling. You knew that, right? The science of that ability has intrigued researchers at the University of Akron for...
  • Hole in Afghan budget stirs unease as West starts packing bags

    KABUL (Reuters) - A $375 million hole in the Afghan budget is threatening public projects and civil servants' salaries, officials say, putting the aid-dependent economy under stress just as Afghanistan awaits a new leader and foreign troops prepare to...
  • South Africa's 'Born Frees' struggle with history

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When Nkululeko Simelane was born on April 27, 1994, her parents did not have to think twice about her name. Her birth coincided with South Africa's first multi-racial elections, the momentous day that ended three centuries of...
  • Design gives Wrigley Field a firm sense of place

    Design gives Wrigley Field a firm sense of place
    Why, in this city of great buildings, does the unpretentious piece of architecture at Clark and Addison exert such a powerful hold on us? Wrigley Field lacks the height and muscle of the John Hancock Center, the swirling ornament of the former Carson...
  • Film Review: 'Love & Engineering'

    Following his personal exploration of bachelorhood in "Rules of Single Life," Bulgarian-in-Finland helmer Tonislav Hristov takes another amused look at the gender divide with "Love & Engineering." Centered on a nebbishy computer geek acting as professed...
  • Tribeca Film Review: 'Gabriel'

    Giving an electrifying performance as a mentally disturbed young man, Rory Culkin dominates every scene of "Gabriel," writer-director Lou Howe's indie debut. But that domination proves both the film's greatest strength and its biggest weakness: As...
  • Army Corps delays key Everglades restoration project

    Army Corps delays key Everglades restoration project
    Federal officials on Tuesday potentially derailed a nearly $2 billion plan intended to help the Everglades and curb coastal water pollution. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Civil Works Review Board, in an unexpected move, refused to sign off on the...
  • California GOP hopeful wants free college for science, math students

    BERKELEY, California (Reuters) - California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari called for free college tuition for students pursuing math and science degrees, part of an education reform plan released Tuesday that would also model public...
  • Team that will overhaul Interstate 4 to be picked Wednesday

    Team that will overhaul Interstate 4 to be picked Wednesday
    The state Wednesday will choose the winner of the biggest highway construction project in Orlando history when it picks the company that will overhaul Interstate 4 through downtown. The massive redo of a 21-mile stretch – nicknamed the ultimate...