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Not All Antioxidants Halt Macular Degeneration

Supplements with the antioxidant lutein and omega-3 fatty acids didn't stop age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the United States, a new study suggests. But other antioxidants, including vitamins C and E, do seem to help.
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Teen Charged With Homicide After Death Of Soccer Referee

The 17-year-old soccer goalie who allegedly punched and killed a referee during a game in Utah last month faces a charge of "homicide by assault" and may be tried as an adult.
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Carnival Triumph Heads Back To Gulf Of Mexico, Under Power

The Carnival Cruise ship Triumph is on the move, having left the terminal in Mobile, Ala., where it was forced to dock in February after severe problems with its engines led to its being towed across the Gulf of Mexico.
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The Role Of Trials In The Process Of Catharsis

The surviving Boston bombing suspect faces charges that could bring the death penalty. For many in Boston, a trial could be an important part of the grieving process. It could be years until he could face a jury. The marathon will have been run again but public outrage will remain.
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Nearly Three Years After Dodd-Frank, Reforms Happen Slowly

The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was a sweeping legislative package designed to prevent another financial collapse. Journalist Gary Rivlin says passing the bill was just a first step in a long road to real reform, and the financial system is as vulnerable to disaster it was in 2008.
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Air Force Strips 17 Officers Of Nuclear Missile Launch Authority

A near-failing grade on launch operations prompted the Air Force to quietly suspend the officers in charge of dozens of Minuteman III nuclear missiles.
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Teenage Diaries Revisited: From Kicking A Football To Kicking Meth

Frankie Lewchuk was a high school football star whose picture was in his hometown newspaper every week. Years after graduating from high school, Frankie was back in the hometown paper, this time for drug-related crimes. Now, he's attempting to repair his life and his relationship with his family.

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