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’Montana Dueling Dinos’ to sell at NYC auction
It started with a dinosaur pelvis protruding through the rock at a Montana ranch. Three more months of chiseling and digging revealed a remarkable discovery: two nearly complete, fossilized dinosaur skeletons of a carnivore and herbivore, their tails touching.
Robots let doctors ’beam’ into remote hospitals
The doctor isn’t in, but he can still see you now. Remote presence robots are allowing physicians to “beam” themselves into hospitals to diagnose patients and offer medical advice during emergencies.
Missouri to accept joint tax returns from gay couples
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday he is directing officials to accept tax returns jointly filed by same-sex couples who were legally married in other states.
Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger sentenced to life
Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign in the 1970s and ‘80s.
Southwest wants a bigger voice on KCI’s future
A $1.2 billion proposal to replace Kansas City International Airport’s current three-terminal configuration with a single terminal took a major hit this week when the airport’s biggest user said it doesn’t support the idea.
Money preferred form of charity for typhoon relief
Faced with heartbreaking images of the typhoon-ravaged Philippines — the sea of corpses, communities reduced to rubble, mothers clutching their hungry children — the world is watching an epic tragedy unfold and looking for ways to help.
Sprint latest to waive fees to contact Philippines
Sprint is waiving and crediting fees for phone calls and text messages made by its U.S. customers to the Philippines in the wake of a Typhoon Haiyan.
3 students shot outside Pittsburgh high school
Three Pittsburgh high school students heading to their vehicle after classes ended were shot Wednesday afternoon, and police sought as many as three people and were investigating whether the shooting was drug-related, school and police officials said.
Blast rocks South Oregon DA’s office; no injuries
Medford, Ore.’s police chief says more federal agents are arriving to help investigate the detonation of an explosive device that damaged the Jackson County prosecutor’s office.
Submarine, its sailors maintain Cold War secrets
It could dive deeper than any other submarine, and when it reached the ocean floor, the one-of-a-kind Navy vessel could roll on wheels with lights illuminating the depths outside its windows.
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