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Shots - Health News

Faith Drives A Father To Create A Test For Childhood Cancer

Noah Shaw was diagnosed with a potentially fatal cancer when he was just 4 months old. That didn't shake his father's faith in God. But it did drive him to try to invent an early cancer test.

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Sweetness And Light

Draft Season: All-American, Twisted And Downright Infectious

Commentator Frank Deford discusses what he considers the fifth major sports season — the two-month period when pro football, basketball, baseball and hockey all hold their drafts.

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Parallels

In Ukraine's Corridors Of Power, An Effort To Toss Out The Old

Ukraine's attempt at "lustration" isn't a case of bad translation. It's a political process aimed at rooting out those tainted by the old regime or corruption. But will it work?

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