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Nation May 06R.I.P. traditional anti-virus software
Anti-virus software has not evolved along with hackers' abilities to attack -- so much so that some are ready to read the computer programs their last rites.
Health May 0269-year-old returning college student recalls rules for women
The "Coedikette" was handed out to female students at University of Florida every year. It outlined a list of rules and guidelines that applied only to women on campus.
Nation Apr 30More tolls may be coming to an interstate near you
With highways funds running out of fuel, the White House is willing to consider new tolls on interstate highways to pay the bills and repair the roads.
Health Apr 29Why boomers are retiring to college
Step over nursing homes and golf communities. More baby boomers are reaching 67 and, unsatisfied with just the status quo options for retirement, they are looking for unique lifestyles that satiate their desire to join an active, intellectually stimulating and…
World Apr 23Mourners grieve as divers slowly continue to retrieve South Korean ferry wreck victims
Thousands of mourners gathered in Ansan, South Korea, Wednesday to pay respects at a temporary memorial in to the victims of the ferry disaster of one week ago.
Nation Apr 23Lawsuit alleges FBI misused no-fly list to recruit would-be Muslim informants
Four Muslim men who are U.S. residents have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, alleging that their rights were violated because they refused to spy on their local Muslim communities on behalf of the FBI. They claim that the…
Nation Apr 21Athletes return to Boston Marathon to finish race they started one year ago
Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won today's marathon, logging back-to-back wins and setting a new course record for women. Jeptoo crossed the finish line after 2 hours, 18 minutes, 57 seconds, running an average mile just under 5 minute 20 second.
World Apr 18Easter preparations commence across the world
Penitents of "Los Negritos" brotherhood parade during a Holy Week procession in Sevilla, Spain.
Science Apr 16Portrait of a dyslexic artist, who transforms neurons into ‘butterflies’
Rebecca Kamen’s sculptures appear as delicate as the brain itself. Thin, green branches stretch from a colorful mass of vein-like filaments. The branches, made from pieces of translucent mylar and stained with diluted acrylic paint, are so delicate that they…
World Apr 15More than 100 girls abducted in attack of northeastern Nigerian town
Gunmen kidnapped more than 100 female students Monday night in the eastern town of Chibok, Nigeria. Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram is suspected to be behind the attacks. Audu Musa, a public teacher in the area confirmed the attack…