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NATO, Afghanistan Assure Strong Relations After Attack

Posted: 09/30/2012 - The deputy commander of NATO's military force in Afghanistan said on Sunday that incidents such as the fighting in Wardak province that killed two Americans and three Afghan soldiers would not weaken the strong relations between international and local forces.

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California Bans "Gay Cure" Therapy

Posted: 09/30/2012 - California will become the first state to ban a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.

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Another Big Supreme Court Term Kicks Off Monday

Posted: 09/29/2012 - When last we saw the Chief Justice of the United States on the bench, John Roberts was joining with the Supreme Court's liberals in an unlikely lineup that upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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Officials Urge Flu Vaccine For Unpredictable 2012-2013 Season

Posted: 09/29/2012 - Health officials are urging Americans to start thinking about their flu vaccine for the upcoming 2012-2013 influenza season. Though last year's flu season was considered mild, health experts warn influenza is unpredictable and the disease could take a serious toll on many Americans.

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Middle East SARS-Like Mystery Virus May Come From Animals

Posted: 09/29/2012 - The World Health Organization says there are no additional infections from the mysterious SARS-like virus that has killed one person in Saudi Arabia and left another in critical condition in Britain.

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Yosemite Expands Hantavirus Testing To All Park Workers

Posted: 09/29/2012 - Yosemite National Park will offer hantavirus testing to up to 3,000 park workers to determine if they have ever been infected with the deadly mouse-borne virus, officials said Thursday.

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'Mrs. Bieber' Avalanna Routh Dies At Age 6

Posted: 09/27/2012 - Avalanna Routh, a brave 6-year-old whose adoration of pop star Justin Bieber earned her the nickname "Mrs. Bieber," has lost her fight against cancer.

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U.S. Army General Charged With Sex Crimes

Posted: 09/26/2012 - An Army brigadier general who served five combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan has been charged with forcible sodomy, multiple counts of adultery and having inappropriate relationships with several female subordinates, two U.S. defense officials said Wednesday.

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New Jersey Considers 'Snookiville Law'

Posted: 09/26/2012 - New Jersey towns could soon get help paying the extra costs of having drunken reality show stars wandering their streets.

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Bus Driver Saves NY Woman, Grandson From Pit Bulls

Posted: 09/26/2012 - A 75-year-old school bus driver in western New York is being credited with fighting off two pit bulls after they attacked a woman and her family's dog as she pushed her grandson in a stroller.

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How Could A Nurse Throw Out A Kidney Before Transplant?

Posted: 09/26/2012 - A nurse who accidentally disposed of a living donor's kidney during a transplant said she didn't realize it was in chilled, protective slush that she removed from an operating room, took down a hall to a dirty utility room and "flushed down a hopper," according to a report released by health officials on Monday.

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CDC: 3,545 Cases Of West Nile Virus Reported In U.S. So Far This Year

Posted: 09/26/2012 - There have been 3,545 cases of West Nile virus reported in the U.S. as of Sept. 25, according to the latest statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday. Of theses cases, 147 have proven fatal this year.

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Retired Military Leaders Say This Generation Is "Too Fat To Fight"

Posted: 09/26/2012 - Is obesity America's greatest threat to national security? A group of retired military leaders seem to think so, given 27 percent of 17 to 24-year-olds in the United States are too fat to serve in the military. That's 9 million potential recruits.

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Harmless Viruses On Skin A Potential Acne Treatment

Posted: 09/26/2012 - Scientists at UCLA and the University of Pittsburgh have discovered that "phages", which are 11 types of harmless viruses that live on our skin, has the natural ability to infect and kill the acne-causing bacteria Propionibacterium acnes. They hope their discovery could lead to new acne treatments and other medical advances.

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Active Video Games Can Increase Energy Expenditure In Children

Posted: 09/26/2012 - Video games might be good for your health after all. A new study shows that active video games -- such as "Dance Central" and "Kinect Sports: Boxing" - can increase oxygen intake, heart rate and energy expenditure in children, leading researchers to believe that the games may be a way to combat childhood obesity.

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'Hypocrisy' Is Ripe: New Obama Web Video, Romney Pushback

Posted: 09/26/2012 - The narrator in the video says while the Republican candidate talks tough on China for "stealing American ideas and technology" on the campaign stump, in the past Romney did not hesitate to make money off Chinese companies.

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