Study Finds Bacteria in Unused Paper Towels

Study Finds Bacteria in Unused Paper Towels Dec. 28, 2011 — Grabbing a paper towel in a public restroom may leave more on your hands than you bargained for. Researchers say they’ve found bacteria, including some that are known to make people sick, in unused paper towels. They also found that those bacteria could be […]

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‘Fast and Furious’ Linked to Immunity Deal Between U.S. and Sinaloa Cartel, Trafficking Defendant Alleges in Court Papers

In this Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 picture, an American flag on a resident’s home waves in the breeze near a U.S. Border Patrol truck blocking the road leading to a search area near where U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry was killed northwest of Nogales, Ariz.  (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Star, Greg Bryan) (CNSNews.com) – An […]

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It’s never been safer to fly; deaths at record low

NEW YORK (AP) — Boarding an airplane has never been safer. The past 10 years have been the best in the country’s aviation history with 153 fatalities. That’s two deaths for every 100 million passengers on commercial flights, according to an Associated Press analysis of government accident data. The improvement is remarkable. Just a decade […]

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Diet Patterns Linked With Brain Health

Diet Patterns Linked With Brain Health Dec. 28, 2011 — Eating a diet rich in certain vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids and low in trans fats may be best for brain health, new research suggests. Older people who ate this way had less of the brain shrinkage linked with Alzheimer’s disease and scored better on […]

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Gingrich Co-Sponsored Global Warming Bill That Called for ‘International Agreement on Population Growth’

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and his wife, Callista, make a stop at his campaign office, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, in Sioux City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (CNSNews.com) – Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich, as a U.S. House representative from Georgia in 1989, was among the co-sponsors of a sweeping global warming […]

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After many ups and downs, stocks end flat for 2011

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market ended a tumultuous year right where it started. In the final tally, despite big climbs and falls, unexpected blows and surprising triumphs, all the hullabaloo proved for naught. On Friday, the Standard Poor’s 500 index closed at 1,257.60. That’s exactly 0.04 point below where it started the year. […]

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Get an Optoma iPod-iPhone projector for $219.99

The Optoma Neo-i projector. (Credit: Woot) Early in 2011, when the Optoma Neo-i iPhone/iPod projector made its debut, the price tag was a stiff $450. Today only, and while supplies last, Woot has the Optoma Neo-i projector for $219.99, plus $5 for shipping. Unlike much of what Woot peddles, this Neo is new, not refurbished. […]

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New Clues to Memory Loss

New Clues to Memory Loss Dec. 29, 2011 — Strokes so tiny they are termed ”silent” may be linked to memory loss in older adults. Previously, experts thought that memory loss among older adults was caused by deterioration in the hippocampus, the part of the brain involved in memory and other functions. Although that is […]

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Tournament of Roses to Occupiers: You Can’t March in Our Parade

(Photo courtesy of Pasadena Tournament of Roses) (CNSNews.com) – Although an Occupy Wall Street protest group in Pasadena, Calif., tried to get a slot to march in the Rose Parade on Jan. 2, officials with the parade said no. The group now plans to march down the street behind a group of police cars that […]

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Stocks edge lower on the last trading day of 2011

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is set to end a tumultuous year more or less where it started. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 55 points, or 0.4 percent, to 12,231 as of 2:30 p.m. Friday. The SP 500 fell 3 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,262. It’s up just 0.2 percent for […]

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