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Yes, the Y chromosome separates the guys from the gals, but scientists didn't think it was good for much else. New research indicates that in humans the Y includes a set of multitasking genes that regulate cells throughout the male body.
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Tfail, located on a spit of land that extends into Syria, is surrounded by Syrian forces on three sides. Hezbollah, a regime ally, sits on the fourth side.
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A contingent of 150 US troops began arriving in Poland Wednesday, the first of four such units being deployed for training exercises in Eastern Europe in a move criticized as unlikely to impress Russia.
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The alleged perpetrators nabbed the wrong person and traveled nearly halfway across the US to the wrong town, an indictment states. But the episode reveals soft spots in protection for judges and prosecutors, especially at their homes.
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Georgia residents with permits to carry guns can now tote their weapons more places, under a bill signed into law Wednesday. The law also reduces the age required to obtain such a permit to 18.
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The attempted assassination of a leading journalist has provoked a furious response from Geo TV, which in turn has opened a rift in Pakistan's media and a threat to revoke its license.
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The Supreme Court said federal law does not require a defendant to pay the entire amount of a multimillion-dollar restitution award owed to a child pornography victim whose abuse is depicted in images widely distributed on the Internet.
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The interim government said it had 'obtained US support' for operations against pro-Russian militias, which it restarted after saying that a local politician was found dead and tortured.
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College enrollment of a graduating high school class peaked in 2009, at 70.1 percent. Now the number is down to 65.9 percent, the Labor Department reports.
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A deadly avalanche last Friday near Everest base camp has led to walkouts by Sherpas angered by government compensation terms, throwing into doubt the plans of foreign mountaineers.
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The saga of a teen runaway who managed to hitch a ride to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jetliner has piqued more than just curiosity. Could a terrorist do the same?
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Brazil's favelas are often associated with violence and crime, but that's only part of the story.