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Kenneth starr : Baylor University Celebrates Fall Commencement

Kenneth starr : Baylor University Celebrates Fall Commencement

Students who have fulfilled all degree requirements in their area of study will celebrate fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Baylor University’s Ferrell Center, 1900 S. University Parks Drive. A ceremony at 9:30 a.m. will be held for graduating students from the College of Arts & Sciences and all related graduate degree programs. At 2:30 p.m., another ceremony will ... Read More »

Harvard Monkeys Die From Mistreatment : USDA Fines School $24K for Deaths of Lab Animals

Harvard monkeys die

Federal regulators have fined Harvard University $24,000 for mistreating several primates at a Southborough research facility, citing multiple cases in which monkeys died from dehydration and in one example a drug overdose. According to Reuters.com, the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday said Harvard was responsible for repeated animal welfare violations that caused the deaths of at least four monkeys ... Read More »

kaelyn krawczyk : Apex girl with a rare disorder has a guardian angel (VIDEO)

Dog helps docs in Duke surgery

A 7-year-old girl and her dog share an inseparable bond, so much so that her four-legged friend underwent surgery with her. Kaelyn “KK” Krawczyk suffers from mast cell activation disorder. Because of her rare condition, KK is susceptible to suffering episodes that can include a severe drop in blood pressure and trouble breathing. Even the anesthetic used for procedures to ... Read More »

Most affordable places to retire abroad in

Most affordable places to retire abroad in

When deciding on the best place to retire, stretching your retirement savings is a major factor. Kathleen Peddicord, author and publisher of Live and Invest Overseas, has created an overseas retirement index that identified 21 of the world’s best places to enjoy retirement based on 12 categories that include, in addition to cost of living, climate, English spoken, entertainment, environmental ... Read More »

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ trailer debuts (VIDEO)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

There’s a big possibility that you’ll want to skip watching the first trailer for The Dawn of The Planet of the Apes movie if you’ve not seen the first Planet of The Apes film with “Rise” in the title. This first full paragraph will be your warning: spoilers are not included for this new movie, but if you’ve not seen ... Read More »

ABC to judge: Throw out ‘pink slime’ lawsuit (VIDEO)

ABC to judge: Throw out 'pink slime' lawsuit

It’s the beginning of what could be a lengthy court battle between Dakota Dunes–based Beef Products, Inc. and ABC News. BPI is suing ABC and others in a defamation lawsuit worth $1.2 billion dollars. But ABC is asking for the case to be thrown out. After nearly four hours of arguments on Tuesday afternoon, the owners of Beef Product, Incorporated ... Read More »

Paula Jones Undergoes Plastic Surgery

Paula Jones Undergoes Plastic Surgery

Paula Jones’ profile is dwindling. The woman who sued President Clinton for sexual harassment underwent rhinoplasty at the Park Avenue office of plastic surgeon Dr. Thomas Loeb, two New York newspapers reported Sunday. The new nose is the latest incarnation for Jones, who appeared with a new hairstyle and wardrobe on Jan. 17 at Clinton’s deposition in her now-dismissed lawsuit. ... Read More »

Healthy eating costs an extra $1.50 per day: study says

Healthy eating costs an extra $1.50 per day

That healthy foods cost more has become conventional wisdom, but a new study is the most thorough yet in calculating how much more: about a dollar and a half. “Before now, we’ve seen studies looking at prices of one or a few foods or diets, in one city and from one store,” said Mayuree Rao. “And the results have been ... Read More »