Should chimps have the same legal rights as these lawyers? Steven Wise, president of the Nonhuman Rights Foundation, who is representing Hercules and Leo, two research chimps, says yes. Assistant Attorney General Christopher Coulston disagrees. They both made their arguments today in Manhattan State Supreme Court in New York. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Research Chimps Get Their Day In Court In New York

But neither Hercules nor Leo, who are at the center of a legal battle over whether chimpanzees should have the same legal rights as people, were physically present in the Manhattan courtroom today.

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It's All Politics

Santorum Hopes To Catch Lightning In A Bottle A Second Time

The former Pennsylvania senator, who won the Iowa caucuses in 2012, hopes he can do it again. But with a more crowded field of Republican hopefuls, he might find it difficult to stand out.

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Penn State Bounces Fraternity For 3 Years Over Nude Photo Scandal

Penn State has shut down the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity chapter for three years, after an inquiry over a Facebook group page that collected pictures of nude women uncovered other transgressions.

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Goats and Soda

WHO Plans Strategy To Fight Spread Of Antibiotic Resistance

The problem has gotten so bad that some doctors are pondering a "post-antibiotic world." The World Health Organization says countries need to boost surveillance for resistance and develop new drugs.

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Business

In A Digital Chapter, Paper Notebooks Are As Relevant As Ever

Is paper just a curiosity of the nostalgic? It turns out that digital natives think paper works in tandem with our devices. Research agrees that old-school note-taking offers benefits a screen can't.

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Doing More With Less

Casa Ruby Is A 'Chosen Family' For Trans People Who Need A Home

After becoming homeless and jobless following her transition to being a woman, Ruby Corado got her act together and now helps others facing similar challenges. "We have a family here," she says.

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Music Interviews

Eilen Jewell, The Half-Broke Horse Of Idaho, Returns Home

"It's a ghost town, essentially," the singer-songwriter says of her hometown. "I mean, that's how it's listed on the map. It's about as Western as it gets."

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