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Father Tomasz Trafny of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture and Dr. Robin Smith, the CEO of NeoStem, last year announced a partnership to explore adult stem cell research.

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Vatican To Host Stem Cell Research Conference

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Grieving families may chip shots out of the rough, or the sand trap, as well as putter on the green.

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A Final Resting Place On The Green, But No Mulligans

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Norris and Janis Galatas at their home in Collinsville, Miss., with their horse, Cinnamon. The couple is struggling to make their mortgage payments.

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Miss. Couple Lament Loss Of The American Dream

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Protesters against Senate Bill 5, Ohio's new state law that curtails the collective bargaining rights of more than 350,000 public workers, gathered at the Ohio Statehouse in April. Democrats needed 231,000 valid petition signatures to block the law and put it on the Nov. 8 ballot — they got a whopping 900,000.

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Ohio Voters To Decide Union Law's Fate

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North Carolina rapper J. Cole's debut album Cole World: The Sideline Story debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard music chart.

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J. Cole: An Upstart Rapper Speaks For Himself

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Rodrigo Gonsalez walks along the Las Vegas Strip as he finishes up a night of impersonating Elvis. Gonsalez, a welder by trade, turned to street performing in the absence of construction jobs in the city.

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To Reignite Its Light, Las Vegas Needs To Diversify

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As online movie rental services become more popular, major movie studios have been suffering from dwindling DVD sales.

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Hollywood Stages A DVD Comeback, With Some Snags

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Amy Murray at home with her daughter Harper in Oceanside, Calif. Her husband, Capt. Patrick Murray, with the Darkhorse battalion, returned home from Afghanistan, in April 2011; 25 Marines from his unit did not.

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As Casualties Mounted, So Did Marine Families' Fears

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