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Study: Women Less Able To Suppress Hunger Than Men

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Faced with their favorite foods, women are less able than men to suppress their hunger, a discovery that may help explain the higher obesity rate for females, a new study suggests.

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Wall Street Points Toward Lower Opening

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Fears of a spreading global banking crisis unnerved Wall Street Tuesday, setting the market up for a lower opening. Investors were reacting to news that the Royal Bank of Scotland forecast a $41.3 billion loss for 2008.

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Records Show Plane Suffered Previous Malfunction

Updated: 01/20/2009 - The US Airways jet that made a dramatic emergency landing on New York's Hudson River last week experienced an engine compressor failure two days earlier, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Oil Falls Below $34 Amid Excess Supply

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Oil prices fell below $34 a barrel Tuesday on the continued gloomy outlook for global energy demand and as traders sold the expiring benchmark contract due to a lack of space at a key U.S. storage facility.

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Crowds Of 1 to 2 Million Expected At Inauguration

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Crowds streamed into the nation's capital Tuesday, packing mass transit and suburban subway parking lots before dawn as out-of-towners and area residents alike headed for Pennsylvania Avenue and the National Mall for the swearing in of President-elect Barack Obama.

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Obama To Step Into History As 1st Black President

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Stepping into history, Barack Hussein Obama grasps the reins of power as America's first black president in a high-noon inauguration amid grave economic worries and high expectations.

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Topeka Fire Crews Called to Late-Night Fire

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Crews were called to the 900 block of SE Wear just before 10 pm. They arrived to find the back of a home fully engulfed. The home is considered a total loss.

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Hamas Fighters Seek to Restore Order in Gaza Strip

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Uniformed Hamas security teams emerged on Gaza City's streets Monday as leaders of the Islamic militant group vowed to restore order in the shattered Palestinian territory after a three-week pummeling by the Israeli military.

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Obama Steps to Door of White House — and History

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Barack Obama stood at the threshold of the White House on Monday, summoning fellow Americans to join him in service as tens of thousands flocked to the nation's capital to celebrate his inauguration as the first black president.

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Britain Announces 2nd Banking Rescue Plan

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Britain announced a second rescue plan for the country's ailing banks on Monday, hoping to thaw frozen lending by offering to insure banks against large-scale losses on bad assets they already hold.

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Russia, Ukraine Sign Gas Deal, End Standoff

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Russia and Ukraine pledged to restore natural gas supplies to Europe after signing deals Monday to end a bitter dispute that led to a chilling two-week cutoff of shipments.

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Whose Dream Is It?

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Monday night Whose Dream Is It? Coalition of religious and community leaders gathered on the eve of our country Inaugurating its first black President.

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Study: Women Less Able to Suppress Hunger Than Men

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Faced with their favorite foods, women are less able than men to suppress their hunger, a discovery that may help explain the higher obesity rate for females, a new study suggests.

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Natural Disasters Doomed Early Civilization

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Nature turned against one of America's early civilizations 3,600 years ago, when researchers say earthquakes and floods, followed by blowing sand, drove away residents of an area that is now in Peru.

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A Makeover for Retailers in Tough Times

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Retailers stung by consumers who refuse to spend are adjusting the way they do business, from cutting marginal suppliers to re-evaluating their pricing. Many merchants are also improving their customer service as they try to connect emotionally to shoppers. Here's what the changes mean:

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Salina Police Investigate Homicide

Updated: 01/19/2009 - A 19-year-old is jailed after a man died from injuries sustained in a weekend altercation in Salina. The name of the victim was not immediately released pending notification of relatives.

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Texas Girl Gets New Heart; Sis Awaiting Transplant

Updated: 01/19/2009 - A 7-year-old girl received a new heart Monday, more than eight months after she and her older sister were put on the transplant list because of the same rare ailment.

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Dublin Radio Airs New U2 single

Updated: 01/19/2009 - U2 fans, get your boots on. The first song from the band's first album in five years is ready for you to hear. U2 began broadcasting the up-tempo single "Get On Your Boots" Monday — first on RTE, Ireland's state broadcasters, then for free on the group's Web site.

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Obama Says It's Time to Begin 'Remaking America'

Updated: 01/20/2009 - In the prepared text of his inaugural address, Obama speaks of the nation's economic crisis, saying the "time of standing pat, of protecting narrow interests and putting off unpleasant decisions" has passed.

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Salina Police Investigate Homicide

Updated: 01/19/2009 - A 19-year-old is jailed after a man dies from injuries sustained in a weekend altercation in Salina.

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Pakistan Militants Bomb 5 Schools in Northwest

Updated: 01/19/2009 - Suspected Taliban militants bombed five schools in Pakistan's Swat valley Monday as part of a campaign against girls' education in the country's lawless northwest.

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