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Reagan Blood Update: It's No Longer For Sale

As the NPR news blog The Two-Way reports, the online auction firm says the consigner of the controversial item has apparently had second thoughts and decided to donate it to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation which runs the library and museum dedicated to the 40th president.
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Ted, What Have You Been Doing With Yourself? Unabomber, You Say?

The Harvard Alumni Association says it regrets letting Ted Kaczynski fill in others from the Class of '62 about what he's been doing — including his eight life sentences for the bombing spree that killed three and injured 23.
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Outlook For Housing Industry Appears Promising

The latest reports show that both new and existing home sales are up. What's spurring the improvement, and can it last? Not all economists, however, are optimistic.
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'Tebowing' Move Not Appreciated At Graduation

Chuck Shriner was about to receive his diploma from Fort Myers Catholic School in Florida when he dropped to one knee, and struck the praying pose made famous by quarterback Tim Tebow. Shriner won a $5 bet but lost the chance to get his diploma onstage.
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Romney Declares National Education Emergency

Mitt Romney has introduced his plan for overhauling education. At a speech to a Hispanic small business group Wednesday, the Republican presidential candidate outlined a blueprint that expands school choice for disabled and disadvantaged students, requires schools to provide regular reports on student progress and returns student loans to the private sector.
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Safeway Meat Clerk Reinstated After Fight

Ryan Young saw a pregnant woman being kicked by her boyfriend. He leaped out from behind the meat counter and intervened. Safeway suspended him, citing a zero-tolerance policy for workplace violence. But after the union took up his cause and people boycotted the store, Safeway reinstated Young, calling his action "commendable."
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Man Has Confessed To Killing Etan Patz, 'New York Times' Reports

But news reports also say police have not been able to corroborate his story. Still, he may help solve the 33-year-old mystery. Patz's was one of the first missing children cases to gain national attention.
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Obama Seeks To Gain Support Among Military Voters

Long before Obama gave a commencement speech to Air Force cadets Wednesday, his campaign was focusing attention on his record with military families and veterans — a key voting group that could make the difference in swing states like Virginia, North Carolina and Florida.

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