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Oklahoma man accused of plotting to poison pregnant girlfriend with ricin
Preston H. Rhoads, who was charged in April with two counts of solicitation of murder and two counts of attempting to kill another person, is accused of producing the deadly poison ricin and asking a former co-worker to help poison his girlfriend, Shanisty Whittington.
Suspect in Vegas rampage lived in Indiana
Jerad Miller, who, along with his wife, killed two Las Vegas police officers and a bystander in a shooting spree Sunday, briefly lived in Indiana in the early 2000s. Miller and his wife, Amanda, have been identified as the couple who shot two policemen at a Cici's Pizza and a third man at a Wal-Mart before killing themselves.
Cowboy's galloping tirade helps nobody
Steve Coburn's angry outburst after his horse finished fourth at last weekend's Belmont Stakes was the colorful, albeit unproductive, consolation prize to seeing an historic coronation.
Sanofi targets fake Viagra market with non-prescription Cialis
Sanofi sees an attractive opportunity in the rampant market for counterfeit Viagra: luring men away from dodgy online pharmacies with an over-the-counter version of a competing erection drug.
Spaceflight report says NASA strategy can't get humans to Mars
A sweeping review of NASA's human spaceflight program has concluded that the agency has an unsustainable and unsafe strategy that will prevent the U.S. from achieving a human landing on Mars in the foreseeable future.
State colleges revolt as years of cuts divide campuses
From Pennsylvania to Oregon, universities want more control over tuition and academic programs as they become less dependent on public subsidies. Some state systems have resisted because, without their flagships, they lose premier faculty and students as well as clout in legislatures that set funding.
College powerhouses force change upon NCAA
The powers in college athletics want more freedom from the NCAA to decide things like whether to give their players stipends. If the big-time conferences don't get their way, they might just leave.
Are you working too much to celebrate 'Leave the Office Earlier Day?'
The irony is not lost on me that I'm writing a post on "Leave the Office Earlier Day" at nearly 6 p.m. after working since about 8:30 a.m. without cease — earlier if you count reading and tweeting cool stuff on the web.
'Go West, young man'
Founded in 1955, what is now known as the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum has seen many changes. It has introduced more than 10 million visitors to Oklahoma and many points West.
Kentucky Senate race hangs on coal counties that rejected Obama
President Barack Obama's decision to propose tougher limits on power-plant emissions poses a threat to Democrats in the coal-rich mountainsides of Kentucky and to their efforts to keep control of the Senate.
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