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Scientists Weigh Stem Cells' Role as Cancer Cause

A debate over an unproven hypothesis, which says cancers are fed by cancerous stem cells, could affect the direction of research.

50 Killed in Pakistan Bombing

A suicide attacker detonated a bomb at a residential compound of Pakistan's former interior minister as he received visitors on an Islamic holiday.

The Long Run
Personal Touch for Richardson in Envoy Role

Bill Richardson, who made his name as a dealmaker in the world's hot spots, argues that no Democratic candidate has as much international experience.

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Choking on Growth

Choking on Growth
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China Grabs West's Smoke-Spewing Factories

In recreating the industrial revolution, China has absorbed the industries that made the West dirty.

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Scared Silent
In Witness Killing, Prosecutors Point to a Lawyer

New Jersey officials trying combat witness intimidation are concerned about cases involving one lawyer's clients.

In France, Swapping a Pied- - Terre for a Ch teau

For Cynthia and Stephen Taylor, a full-time move to Normandy seemed a natural extension of their American roots, because they had both grown up in the South.

Winter Driving Tips From a Rally Champion
Winter Driving Tips From a Rally Champion

Subaru's Christian Edstrom offers guidance for cold-weather motoring.

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