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Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea

CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero....
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China launches experimental moon orbiter

BEIJING (AP) -- China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface....
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Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear....
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Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws....
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Swiss scientists determine comet's 'perfume'

Rotten eggs, horse urine, formaldehyde, bitter almonds, alcohol, vinegar and a hint of sweet ether....
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Solar flare knocks out some radio temporarily

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal forecasters say a brief but strong solar flare Wednesday morning temporarily blacked out a few radio communication systems before weakening....
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North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur might have found permanent digs in Bismarck....
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Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies....
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N. America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year....
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Stone tools show ancient settlement high in Andes

NEW YORK (AP) -- The air was thin, the nights were cold, the sun could easily burn the skin. But about 12,000 years ago, small groups of hunter-gatherers found a home very high up in the Peruvian Andes....
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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think the U.S. government should formally apologize to North Korea in order to win the freedom of two Americans who have been sentenced to prison there?

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88%
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12%
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