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Sen. Kennedy. Kennedy has malignant tumor;prognosis is uncertain at best " US Senator Edward M. Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, his doctors said yesterday, and the prognosis appears uncertain at best for the last surviving brother of the famed Kennedy clan, who has been an enormous force in American politics for nearly half a century."

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Sen. Kennedy has brain tumor. Sen. Kennedy has brain tumor, hospital says "Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy has a malignant brain tumor, his doctors said on Tuesday. Kennedy has a glioma and will require chemotherapy and radiation therapy,"

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P>Oreos block highway. Crash strews Oreos over I-80 "Several lanes of Interstate Highway 80 were shut down for hours overnight after a truck hauling Oreos crashed into a median, spilling tons of the chocolate cookies across the highway, police said."


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Gay marriage. California Supreme Court overturns gay marriage ban "In a 4-3 decision, the justices rule that people have a fundamental 'right to marry' the person of their choice and that gender restrictions violate the state Constitution's equal protection guarantee." California Supreme Court Overturns Gay ...

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China. China quake toll 'to top 50,000' "More than 50,000 people may have died in the earthquake that devastated parts of China," China warns quake death toll could reach 50,000 "China warned the death toll from this week's earthquake could soar to 50,000, while the government issued a rare public ...

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China earthquake. China quake toll close to 15,000 "Nearly 15,000 people died in the devastating earthquake that hit China's Sichuan province, the official Xinhua news agency has reported." China says 26,000 are buried in earthquake rubble "Chinese state media today said almost 26,000 people remained buried in earthquake debris, with ...

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China earthquake.Search for China quake survivors "A massive search and rescue operation is under way in south-western China after one of the most powerful earthquakes in decades." 12,000 killed in China quake "Rescuers were struggling today to reach victims of the devastating earthquake that killed 12,000 ...

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Work & poverty. State Programs Add Safety Net for the Poorest"Over the last two years, officials in Arkansas and at least a dozen other states have announced plans to extend the safety net - through monthly cash payments - to thousands of low-income workers struggling to gain a foothold in the work world."

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Burma cyclone. Aid arriving in cyclone-hit Burma "Neighbouring countries and the UN have dispatched planes carrying supplies - amid complaints that ruling generals are hampering the foreign aid effort." Burma toll 'to rise dramatically' "World Vision said it believed the death toll would ...

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Burma. Death toll rises to 22,000 as Burma appeals for aid "The death toll from the Burmese cyclone today rose above 22,000, with another 41,000 people still missing, as the country's military regime admitted it was struggling to cope." Burma's cyclone death toll soars "Meanwhile, criticism is mounting over the handling of the crisis by Burma's military ...

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