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German Athlete Fails Doping Test, First Reported Case in Sochi

SOCHI, Russia — A German athlete at the Winter Olympics has failed a doping test, the German Olympic Committee said Friday — the first publicly reported positive case at the Sochi Games.<p>The committee did not name the athlete. It said that it was informed by the International Olympic Committee on …

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Stocks close lower; S&P 500 fails to hit record

Stocks closed lower Tuesday as the Standard & Poor's 500 index failed in its latest attempt to march further into record territory.<p>Trading was choppy all day as stocks bounced back and forth between gains and losses.<p>The S&P 500 fell 2.5 points, or 0.1% to close at 1,845.12. The Dow Jones industrial …

Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Could End the TV Talk Genre, Study Suggests

Fallon spends much less time talking to guests than did Jay Leno and far more time on music and comedy sketches, according to Professor Stephen …

Why Seth Meyers Has the Least Stressful Job in Late Night Television

Conan, Kimmel and Fallon had it harder, plus Leno was the big story leading up to this late-night shakeup. But Meyers will do just fine -- and he …

Scientists Make Largest Quark, Solving A 20-Year Mystery

Researchers have found the "final" predicted way of making top quarks, the largest subatomic particle.<p>Top quarks are the heaviest of subatomic particles, and are prime components of all matter--everything from mayonnaise to your big toe. But while they are in virtually everything, they are …