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Hormone pill slows prostate cancer's growth

Posted: 06/02/2012 - A hormone-blocking pill approved last year for some men with advanced prostate cancer now also seems to help a wider group of men who were given it sooner in the course of treating their disease.

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Zimmerman must surrender; bond revoked

Posted: 06/01/2012 - A judge has revoked the bond of the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and ordered him returned to jail within 48 hours.

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Sen. Alexander responds to weak jobs report

Updated: 06/01/2012 - The dismal jobs data will fan fears that the economy is sputtering. It could also damage President Barack Obama's re-election prospects. And it could lead the Federal Reserve to take further steps to help the economy.

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Circus family's patriarch marks 80th birthday

Posted: 06/01/2012 - Brian Dewhurst made his professional debut on the European circus circuit at 13, with a boyhood education comprised of lessons in juggling, acrobatics, stilt walking and dancing on a tightrope.

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Record-setting NM fire expected to burn for weeks

Posted: 06/01/2012 - A smoky haze hangs over the rugged canyons and tree-covered expanses of southwestern New Mexico as the largest wildfire in the state's recorded history marches across more of the Gila Wilderness.

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Wis. archdiocese no longer paying priests to leave

Posted: 06/01/2012 - Council members discussed how the church should handle sexual abuse complaints, a possible budget deficit and how to cut costs. The $20,000 payments were among the options mentioned.

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Police laud 'hero' in Seattle shootings

Posted: 06/01/2012 - The man had been banned from the artsy cafe for acting out, but that didn't stop him from walking in, taking a seat at the bar and trying to place an order.

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'Sex history' window to pedophile priest's mind

Posted: 06/01/2012 - The priest always started his favorite "game" by having the young boy remove his underwear and put on loose-fitting shorts so he could fondle him more easily.

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SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth, ends historic trip

Posted: 06/01/2012 - The SpaceX Dragon capsule parachuted into the Pacific on Thursday to conclude the first private delivery to the International Space Station and inaugurate NASA's new approach to exploration.

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Observers: Edwards case was doomed from the start

Posted: 06/01/2012 - A jury's refusal to convict John Edwards was less a redemption of the former White House hopeful than a rejection of the Justice Department's boldest attempt to make an example.

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Gay married couples look to high court on benefits

Posted: 06/01/2012 - Dorene Bowe-Shulman can't wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on whether same-sex married couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.

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Edwards not guilty on 1 count, mistrial on other 5

Posted: 05/31/2012 - Former presidential candidate John Edwards was found not guilty on one of six campaign fraud charges Thursday, and the jury could not reach a verdict on the other counts

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SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth, ends historic trip

Posted: 05/31/2012 - The unmanned cargo ship parachuted into the Pacific on Thursday, six hours after leaving the International Space Station. It brought back nearly 1,400 pounds of old gear.

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House to vote on sex-selection abortion ban

Posted: 05/31/2012 - The House faced a vote Thursday on legislation to ban abortions based on the sex of the fetus, putting Congress squarely in the middle of partisan jockeying for the women's vote in the fall elections.

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Paris plane crash spurs cultural growth in Atlanta

Posted: 05/31/2012 - Fifty years ago, a group of 106 influential cultural and civic leaders from Atlanta traveled to Europe to visit famous museums and demonstrate the ascendant southern city's commitment to culture.

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SD court upholds conviction in 1975 AIM slaying

Posted: 05/31/2012 - The South Dakota Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Canadian man's murder conviction and life sentence in the 1975 slaying of a fellow American Indian Movement activist.

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Lawsuits slam 'natural' claims from OJ to chips

Posted: 05/31/2012 - Orange juice maker Tropicana markets its brand as fresh from the grove, but a series of lawsuits nationwide claim the company's juice is so heavily processed it shouldn't be called "natural."

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NYC proposes ban on sale of oversized sodas

Posted: 05/31/2012 - Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants, delis and movie theaters in the hopes of combating obesity

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