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    June 17, 2010

    FDA asking panel of experts for advice on ‘female Viagra’ pill

    Boehringer Ingelheim is seeking approval for flibanserin to treat lack of sexual desire in women.

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    June 17, 2010
    Amy Bishop

    Bay State charges Bishop in 1986 killing

    Prosecutors reopen the investigation of Seth Bishop's shooting death at the hands of his sister.

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    June 17, 2010

    ‘Small people’ comment lands BP in more hot water

    VENICE, La.  — The “small people” of the Gulf Coast have a humongous message for oil giant BP: They’re tired of the company’s big-time executives making insensitive comments. On Wednesday, BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg told reporters in Washington: “I hear comments sometimes that large oil companies are greedy companies or don’t care, but that is […]

  • Published
    June 17, 2010

    Marine scientists encounter strange phenomena

    Fish are fleeing the oil in the Gulf for cleaner water near shore, a migration that could prove deadly.

  • Published
    June 16, 2010

    Bridge section collapses in Connecticut

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Part of a bridge under construction in Naugatuck collapsed early Tuesday, injuring a worker who had just warned colleagues to get off the span because he was worried about its stability. Anthony Mariano, 59, of Middlebury was operating a piece of heavy equipment, and was hospitalized after the incident on the Route […]

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    June 16, 2010

    Company response plans ‘just paper exercises’

    Highlights include references to a dead man and plans to protect walruses and sea lions.

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    June 16, 2010

    Death toll in Kyrgyzstan is likely in the hundreds

    OSH, Kyrgyzstan – Several hundred people have been killed in the riots in Kyrgyzstan, the Red Cross said Tuesday, as new reports strengthened suspicions that the violence was deliberately ignited to undermine the Central Asian nation’s interim government. The southern part of Kyrgyzstan has been convulsed by days of rioting targeting minority Uzbeks, which has […]

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    June 16, 2010
    David Petraeus

    Petraeus grows ‘lightheaded’ at hearing

    Gen. David Petraeus leaves the room briefly to recover from a spell likely caused by dehydration.

  • Published
    June 16, 2010

    Bolt from above destroys statue of Jesus

    The 62-foot-tall 'King of Kings' landmark had been a southwest Ohio tourist attraction since 2004.

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    June 16, 2010

    Lindt takes wraps off new cocoa plant

    The Swiss company has the ability to turn beans into chocolate under one roof in Stratham, N.H.

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