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Archive for January 19th, 2014
Anti-government protests in Ukraine's capital escalated into fiery street battles with police Sunday as thousands of demonstrators hurled rocks and firebombs to set police vehicles ablaze. Dozens of officers and protesters were injured.
Some scientists say traditional remedies might help them crack diseases like cancer. Some notable successes include a treatment for a form of leukemia and an anti-malaria medicine that has become the gold standard.
Five people have been arrested after an argument between fisherman and a group of passersby at the Santa Monica Pier led to a fight and stabbing.
The president told "TheNew Yorker" magazine that he thinks it's a "bad idea" but is not more dangerous than alcohol to the "individual consumer."
Several recent episodes — Chris Christie's bridge scandal, Robert Gates' memoir and Hillary Clinton's "hit list" — have illustrated the limits of political loyalty.
Officers dispersed the protest over the death of Kelly Thomas, after a TV videographer was attacked.
Sheriff's officials say they've arrested a suspect in last week's stabbing murder of a man aboard the Metro Red Line.
Critics wonder how Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to get the marijuana and why hospitals — which must abide by federal law — would want to participate.
American chefs from coast to coast are using evergreens to develop unique flavors in dishes from white fir and sorrel broth to pine needle vinegar to smoked mussels.
Tunisians were celebrating this week. Egyptians were voting on a new constitution. Syrians are hoping peace talks can end their civil war.
About 400 people took home free apple, apricot, nectarine and peach trees Saturday to plant in their yards. Organizers say finding a place to plant them may be hard.
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