New scan reveals proof of brain damage in living, retired NFL players

For the first time, researchers from UCLA have utilized positron emission tomography (PET) scans and a newly developed chemical marker to do brain imaging tests on five retired NFL players.  The new imaging technique ultimately revealed the buildup of the abnormal tau protein, which has been associated with repetitive head trauma, as well as the onset of Alzheimer's

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Scientist clarifies he's not seeking mom for Neanderthal baby

A prominent genetics expert from Harvard Medical School wants to make one thing perfectly clear: He is NOT looking for a woman to bear a Neanderthal baby.

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Coast Guardsman returns home after 3 months missing

A Coast Guardsman has reappeared after vanishing and being declared a missing person more than three months ago, Honolulu police and the Coast Guard said Tuesday.

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As left pressures Obama on drone strikes, some suggest new front in North Africa

As President Obama faces criticism from the left for his administration's campaign of deadly drone strikes overseas, the rising threat of terrorism in North Africa has some suggesting the U.S. open a new front in the drone campaign.

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House GOP lines up behind short-term plan to raise debt ceiling with conditions

House Republicans were lining up behind a debt ceiling proposal that would raise the nation's borrowing limit temporarily while emphasizing the need for Congress to pass a budget.

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