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Man jailed after confronting children playing 'knock and run' freed as judges rule penalty 'too harsh'

Lee Kilburn - who flew into rage when youngsters kept knocking on door - released on appeal as victim's family call for him to 'serve sentence he deserves'<p>A grandfather who was jailed for a year after he snapped and confronted a group of children playing "knock and run" at his home has been freed …

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First child 'functionally cured' of HIV remains in remission, scientists announce

In March, a team of medical researchers revealed that a two-year-old patient had been "functionally cured" of HIV after undergoing unusually early treatment with antiretroviral drugs. The instance marked the second documented case of HIV remission, and was the first such case involving a …

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

iPhone 5S Was Worth The Wait, But iOS 7 Is Still Unfinished

Since January, I have followed every twist and turn of the the saga that became the iPhone 5S. Even back when we thought it it might be the iPhone 6. Beyond the professional interest, mine was personal as well. I hadn’t upgraded my own phone for a while and I was limping along with an iPhone 4. It …

14 Favorite Fall Destinations

The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National Geographic will release …

Obama's big Fed dilemma

The President is being urged to nominate the first female chairman over the divisive Larry Summers. Katherine Rushton reports.<p>One of the things that did for Larry Summers when he was president of Harvard University was his claim that there are more men than women in mathematics “because of a …

How Asking For Favors Can Build Your Relationships

<b>Many give to their network while never asking for anything in return. New research shows that this is a huge mistake.</b><p>Jia Jiang’s time was running out. Five months prior, just days before the birth of his first child, he had convinced his wife to let him invest most of their savings ($25,000) and …