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Businesses fear Mississippi law promotes anti-gay activity; fight back with sticker campaign
In conservative Mississippi, some business owners who support equal treatment for gays and lesbians are pushing back against a new law that bans government from limiting the free practice of religion.

Pro-Palestinian 'eviction' fliers distributed to NYU students
New York University launched an investigation Thursday after students reported receiving fliers marked "eviction notice" from a pro-Palestinian group.

Homeland security secretary takes swift action in move aimed at heading off potential scandal
It took just hours for Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (jay) Johnson to put the agency's former internal watchdog on leave after a Senate report concluded the employee was too cozy with senior Homeland Security Department officials.

Conservation group seeks to block Idaho gold-mine exploration project
A conservation group and the Nez Perce Tribe have filed a lawsuit against three federal agencies seeking to stop a central Idaho gold-mine exploration project by a Canadian company.

Number of suicides across military services dropped in 2013 even as deaths rose among some
Officials say suicides across the military dropped by more than 15 percent last year but rose among Army National Guard and Reserve soldiers.

Appeals court hears Florida case on whether warrant required for suspect cellphone records
A federal appeals court in South Florida is considering whether investigators are required to obtain a warrant before obtaining cellphone records detailing a suspect's movements.

Hawaii college sued for stopping students from handing out Constitution
Two students at the University of Hawaii at Hilo are suing the school over alleged First Amendment violations after they were told by a campus official that they couldn't approach  fellow students to hand out copies of the Constitution.

University of Missouri brings drones class indoors after feds complain
The University of Missouri has brought a class on using aerial drones indoors after a federal government agency told the journalism school last summer to stop flying them outdoors.

New indictment accuses Oregon defense contractor of supplying $10.5 million in phony parts
A new indictment accuses a Coos Bay, Ore., defense contractor of defrauding the military of $10.5 million by supplying phony truck and helicopter parts.

Attorneys present closing arguments in trial of man accused of killing Coast Guard co-workers
Prosecutors say a 62-year-old man accused of a double homicide at a Coast Guard communications station is the only possible killer in a circumstantial case, countering defense arguments that the government hasn't proven guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

FOX HEALTH (from foxnews.com)

With genome deciphered, experts aim to swat dreaded tsetse fly

An international team of scientists has deciphered the genetic code of the tsetse fly, the bloodsucking insect that spreads deadly African sleeping sickness, with the hope that its biological secrets can be exploited to eradicate this malady.


Experiencing déjà vu

A good friend of mine was just diagnosed with breast cancer this week.  As she told her story to me, it was like déjà vu.


Reddit community helps find missing mom with Alzheimer's

A Reddit user posted a plea on the link-sharing site Tuesday after his mother, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, disappeared from the family's New York City apartment.


Gene therapy may boost power of cochlear implants, study says

Australian researchers are trying a novel way to boost the power of cochlear implants: They used the technology to beam gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals and found the combination improved hearing.


FOX SCIENCE NEWS (from foxnews.com)

Current Lake Superior ice cover is nearly 20 times more than last year
It may be spring, but for the Great Lakes, particularly Lake Superior – it’s looking like winter more than ever.

Scientists pry open 850-year-old coffin holding murdered king
A cathedral chaplain calls it "a very special occasion," though it sounds rather grisly: Swedish researchers yesterday opened an 850-year-old coffin containing the remains of the country's King Erik IX, who was murdered in 1160 and later made a saint, the AP reports.

The 8 biggest mysteries of our planet
Many riddles still remain when it comes to our planet.

Images released of 1888 shipwreck in San Francisco Bay
The first images of the newly discovered wreckage of a steamship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people, were released Wednesday by federal ocean scientists.

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