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Scientists Report First Cure Of HIV In A Child, Say It's A Game-Changer

Scientists say a Mississippi child has been cured of HIV. The research findings, released Sunday, could help cure other HIV-infected newborns.
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Heartbreak In NYC: Parents Die In Crash; Baby Is Delivered But Later Dies

A young couple gets in a cab for a trip to a hospital. They did not make it. Doctors were able to deliver the pregnant mother's baby, but the little boy reportedly died a day later. Now, police are looking for the driver of a BMW that slammed into their taxi.
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2013 Selma Marchers Remind Justices Of Voting Rights Act

Thousands of people marched across a bridge in Selma, Alabama, Sunday — a reenactment of what's known as "Bloody Sunday." In 1965, civil rights protesters attempted to march from Selma to Montgomery but were quickly met by police. Bloody Sunday galvanized support for the Voting Rights Act. This year's commemoration comes just days after the U.S. Supreme Court heard a challenge to a portion of the law.
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Wood From The Hood Repurposes Local Logs

There's a small company in Minneapolis called Wood from the Hood that a married couple started as a side venture to their cabinet and millwork business. They take logs cut from city trees and salvage wood that would otherwise be chipped up and burned. As with organic food at a co-op, their selling point is localism.
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Will Emergency Manager Help Or Hurt Detroit?

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced last week that he'll appoint an emergency manager for the city of Detroit. That means an unelected person will have sweeping powers to try to stop Detroit's financial hemorrhaging.
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At Florida Sinkhole, Demolition Continues

Near Tampa, 37-year-old Jeffrey Bush is missing and presumed dead. A sinkhole opened up under his bedroom last week. Authorities say it's too dangerous in the 60-foot-deep chasm to search for him. Instead, the home is being demolished.
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Turning It Down: Cities Combat Light Pollution By Going Dim

Advocates say the developed world's desire to light up the night is having some unintended consequences. This summer, Paris will try dimming its street lights, turning it into the City of [Fewer] Lights.

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