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Holy Hemihelix! Scientists Discover a Bizarre Twist

15 hours 17 min ago
Researchers have figured out how to create a natural helix that looks like the tangle in a telephone cord — and that discovery could lead to new kinds of nanocircuitry.The new twist is called a "hemihelix," and it's not really that new.






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LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Up 43 as Trail Blazers Beat Rockets

15 hours 17 min ago

Trail Blazers forward Lamarcus Aldridge scored 43 points with eight rebounds and three blocks in Portland’s 112-105 Game 2 win Wednesday.


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Patrick Kane Scores OT Winner as Blackhawks Tie Up Series

15 hours 48 min ago

Patrick Kane added to his big-game legacy with an OT winner to lock his Chicago Blackhawks up 2-2 with the St. Louis Blues.








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President Obama Arrives at Imperial Palace to Meet Japanese Emperor

17 hours 6 min ago
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Japanese Emperor Akihito, second left, and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Thursday, local time.






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Obama Urges China and Japan to Resolve Island Spat

17 hours 6 min ago
President Barack Obama on Thursday called on China and Japan to resolve their long-simmering dispute over islands in the East China Sea.






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More Than 7 Percent of Kids on Behavioral Meds

17 hours 6 min ago
A new survey finds that 7.5 percent of children aged 6–17 are taking some sort of prescription medicine for emotional or behavioral difficulties.It’s a first look at the problem, and supports evidence that more and more U.S.






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Blackhawks Tie Series With Blues in Overtime Win

17 hours 6 min ago

Patrick Kane added to his big-game legacy with a 4-3 OT winner to lock his Chicago Blackhawks up 2-2 with the St. Louis Blues.








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Kansas Slay Suspect Jeffrey Chapman Wanted to Erase 'Murder' Ink

18 hours 23 min ago
A Kansas slaying suspect wanted to save his neck by getting the tattoo he splashed across it — the word "murder" spelled backward — inked over in jail.But county officials balked at Jeffrey Chapman's request for a personal needling session in lockup.






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Decision on Sriracha Plant Tabled

18 hours 23 min ago

City residents and Sriracha plant owner meet to determine the fate of a Sriracha plant.








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Manson Follower 'Squeaky' Fromme Cool and Calm in Mental Exam Tape

18 hours 23 min ago
A judge released a recording of an interview with former Manson “family” member Lynette Alice “Squeaky” Fromme, the woman who tried to assassinate President Gerald Ford -- almost 39 years after her failed attempt.U.S. District Judge Kimberly J.






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Spacewalk Selfie! NASA Astronaut Shares Self-Portrait

18 hours 23 min ago
During Wednesday's fast-track spacewalk, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio complained that his arms were too short to take a selfie. But that didn't stop him from trying, or from sharing the results."The spacesuit makes it very difficult to get a good selfie.






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Dog Bathroom Unveiled at Detroit Airport

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:37pm

The dog rest area, intended for service dogs in transit, includes fake hydrants and a lawn with sprinklers.








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President Obama Begins Four-Nation Trip to Asia

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:22pm

The President began first day in Japan after enjoying some “sushi diplomacy” with the country’s prime minister.








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Yankees' Michael Pineda Ejected for Pine Tar on Neck

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:19pm

Yankees starter Michael Pineda used pine tar to get a better grip on his pitches on April 10. He tried it again in his start Wednesday night.








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Alan Cumming Thought His Dancing Days Were Over

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:33pm

The actor is reprising his role as the Emcee in "Cabaret," for which he won a Tony award, and no one is more surprised by that than Cumming himself.








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GM Expects Sharp Earnings Drop

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:33pm
General Motors is likely to report a big hit to earnings Thursday as it continues to work through its ongoing recall problems.Industry analysts forecast GM would deliver a meager 9 cents per share in earnings for the first three months of 2014.






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Charlize Theron, Andy Samberg To Close 'SNL' Season

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:33pm
A second-timer and a familiar face will round out the hosting duties as the 39th season of "Saturday Night Live" comes to a close next month, NBC announced Wednesday.






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Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis Welcome Baby Boy

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:33pm
Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis welcomed their first child, a son, on Wednesday. Wilde tweeted his name and photo along with an Elvis joke, thankyouverrahmuch.






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FCC Proposal Could Be End of 'Net Neutrality': Report

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:33pm
The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new rules for Internet service providers that would effectively end the concept of "Net neutrality," according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.






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Student Arrested in UMass Boston Bomb Threats Case

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:33pm
Police at the University of Massachusetts Boston have charged a student in connection with two bomb threats called into the school in the past week.






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