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5 Simple Ways To Drastically Reduce Our Plastic Consumption

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We’re not going to stop making plastic any...

Jobless claims edge up 1,000 to 434,000

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WASHINGTON — The number of initial claims for state unemployment benefits was essentially unchanged in the week of Jan. 2, rising 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 434,000 after dramatic declines the previous two weeks, the Labor Department reported Thursday...

NYTimes.com to launch ‘metered’ pay model in 2011

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CHICAGO — New York Times Co.'s...

Mole rats found to synthesize protein to prevent cancer

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Blind mole rats cannot get cancer, and scientists have figured out why: The mammals produce a protein to kill their own cells when they multiply too much...

Debate over terror trial continues as suspect again cooperates

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WASHINGTON — Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, arrested last Christmas for trying to explode a bomb on a plane arriving in Detroit...

Indictment with 8 new counts is handed up in Blagojevich case

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CHICAGO — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was re-indicted in his corruption case Thursday as prosecutors seek to keep an upcoming decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on "honest services" fraud from delaying Blagojevich's June trial...

Google looks to make leap from PC to television

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SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. will make an ambitious bid to extend its reach into the living room when it debuts its Internet television software this week...

Viacom files appeal in Google-YouTube case

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SAN FRANCISCO — Media giant Viacom Inc. on Friday filed its anticipated appeal of a June ruling in favor of Google Inc.'s YouTube video service, the latest move in the companies' ongoing battle over alleged copyright infringement...

Capitol outlook

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While Republicans have reclaimed control of the Colorado House for the first time in six years, Boulder County’s Democratic legislators say they are confident they can work with the other side of the aisle to address rancorous issues like budget cuts and ...

Briefs | Heath hosts town hall

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Heath hosts town hall...

NASA’s Glory spacecraft fails to reach orbit after launch from Vandenberg...

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LOS ANGELES — A nine-story rocket carrying an Earth-observation satellite dubbed Glory failed to reach orbit and likely fell into the South Pacific Ocean following its launch Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California...