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A woman wearing a mask rides past a KFC restaurant in Shanghai last month. Food scares and the bird flu haven't stopped many chicken lovers in the city from visiting KFC and other restaurants. Aly Song/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Rat 'Mutton' And Bird Flu: Strange Days For Meat Eaters In Shanghai

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Scientists in the U.S. are growing the H7N9 virus in the laboratory to help with vaccine development. James Gathany/CDC/Douglas E. Jordan hide caption

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Officials Prepare For Another Flu Pandemic — Just In Case

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Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system was criticized when it was released last year for features some said didn't mesh with a desktop PC environment. The company has indicated that it will address some of those issues in an upcoming update. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Will Tweaking Windows 8 Be Enough To Revive The PC?

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Saifulzul Husseini (right) works in Dashti Barchi, a Hazara neighborhood of Kabul. He believes that ethnicity should be listed on the new identity card. Sean Carberry/NPR hide caption

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Afghans Confront Sensitive Issue Of Ethnicity

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., has been pitching a GOP rebranding effort he calls Making Life Work. The agenda is aimed at creating "conditions of health, happiness and prosperity" for American families, he says. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Cantor's Rebranding Effort Tested By House Republicans

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Deward Cawthon, a plant operator at the Federal Helium Reserve, walks through the Federal Crude Helium Enrichment Unit near Amarillo, Texas, in 2011. Joyce Marshall/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Congress Considers Patch To Keep Helium Supply Afloat

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Ladies, Want Women's Sports To Get More Attention? Pony Up

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