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Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces barrier in Japan

ATSUGI, Japan (AP) — Yuichi Imahata's 9-year-old daughter is thrilled her dad stands tall above her head. It's an experience that is new to …

George Zimmerman's fresh start hampered by new investigation

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman had moved out of Florida recently, hoping for a fresh start.<p>In the two years since his acquittal in the fatal …

The telescope looking for the beginning of time

The universe is a big place.<p>Let's rephrase that. The universe is a gargantuan place. At this moment in time, astronomers believe that it measures some 93 billion light-years across.<p>When we look out across space, though, we're not just looking through distance. We're looking back in time. All of the …

Leaders draw a blank in race to become Europe's leading scorer

In the race to become Europe’s leading goalscorer this season, the leading duo recorded rare blanks at the weekend.<p>Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty in his side’s 2-2 draw with Valencia – a result which appears to have handed the league title to arch-rivals Barcelona, for whom Lionel Messi failed …

3 Reasons to Watch UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber

It seems like things have really slowed for the UFC since Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold took center stage at the Prudential Center in New Jersey.<p>Maybe it had to do with the buildup and anticipation to the most lucrative fight in combat sports history. Maybe it had to do with the widespread …

Mother: Son accused in officer killings had drug problem

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Marvin Banks' drug use and drinking had worsened in recent years and he was hearing voices in his head.<p>His mother said she had hoped he would get help. He didn't, and now he is charged with capital murder in the deaths of two police officers in Mississippi. His girlfriend …

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