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  • More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving

    More anxious retailers will open earlier on Thanksgiving
    The annual retail arms race is invading Thanksgiving with a vengeance. Instead of a Norman Rockwell tableau of family gathered round the turkey, a more fitting image this year might be Americans rushing out to bag bargains.
  • Superbug study: 'Universal' MRSA control may make the most sense

    Superbug study: 'Universal' MRSA control may make the most sense
    Using antibacterial soap and ointments to treat all patients in an intensive care unit — not just those who test positive for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA — reduced presence of the antibiotic-resistant superbug by 37%...

    New Avastin tests add to confusion over use in breast cancer

    New Avastin tests add to confusion over use in breast cancer
    In November, following an emotional public hearing some months earlier, the Food and Drug Administration withdrew approval for the cancer drug Avastin for patients with metastatic breast cancer — the late-stage, incurable form of the disease. The...

    John B. Fenn dies at 93; shared Nobel Prize in chemistry

    John B. Fenn dies at 93; shared Nobel Prize in chemistry
    Chemist John B. Fenn, who shared the 2002 Nobel Prize in chemistry for work that made possible the rapid analysis of the structure of proteins and other biomolecules through mass spectrometry, died Friday in Richmond, Va. He was 93 and died of...

    UCLA basketball: Bruins trail Virginia Commonwealth at halftime

     
    UCLA has fallen behind again, and it couldn't get back up. The Bruins spotted Virginia Commonwealth the first eight points of their NIT Season Tip-Off consolation game, just as they had Villanova two nights earlier. And it could have been...