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Genetic Tweaks Are Restoring Hearing In Animals, Raising Hopes For People

The latest accomplishment for gene therapy involves mice with inherited deafness. Meanwhile, the drugmaker Novartis is conducting the first trial of gene therapy for people with hearing loss.

People lined up on Wednesday to withdraw cash from a bank machine in central Athens. Banks remain shut this week and ATM withdrawals are limited to 60 euros (about $66) a day. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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Greeks Brace For Shortages At Home, Await Word On Fate From Abroad

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Ethiopino Jungle by Night
Sesame Street Pelican City
Company B-Boy Backini
The Spin Greg Haines
The Way of the Dodo

For 15 years, Jared Fogle has been the famous face of Subway. Here, Fogle (left) visits a Subway shop in Daytona Beach, Fla., with NASCAR driver Carl Edwards in 2012. Brian Blanco/AP hide caption

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Can Subway Freshen Up Its Image After Jared?

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Intermezzo #3 Mumbles
Glaciers of Ice Wu-Tang Clan

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza walks with military officials during the country's Independence Day on Wednesday. Despite criticism at home and abroad, the president is defying a two-term limit and running for a third term in an election set for the middle of July. Berthier Mugiraneza/AP hide caption

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Above The Law, A Militia Threatens To Push Burundi To The Brink

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Owner David DeLongy takes apart glass shelving at Lynn's Hallmark store in Gainesville, Fla., which closed in February. Matt Stamey/Gainesville Sun/Landov hide caption

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To Survive, The Greeting Card Industry Will Have To Get Creative

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There Were Times Matt Pond PA
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Mukou Gishi Ga Miru Yume Toe
Na Po'o Ka La Makana
In Space
Lionheart Emancipator

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How Standardized Tests Are Scored (Hint: Humans Are Involved)

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Cat Skillz Beats Antique
Schizophrenia U-Melt

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