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Natalie Portman Was a Young Science Whiz
NY Times
March 2, 2011

Natalie Portman is one of a handful of stars who have serious scientific credentials.

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A Proposal to Reconstruct a Destroyed Afghan Buddha
NYTimes.com
March 2, 2011

German scientists say it may be possible to reconstruct the smaller of the two Bamiyan Buddhas destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001.

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Gay Group Joins Fight Against Wal-Mart in N.Y.C.
NYTimes.com
March 2, 2011

A prominent national gay rights group opposes allowing Wal-Mart to open stories in New York City because it says the retail giant is hostile toward gay employees.

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Gaddafi Strikes Back
Al Jazeera
March 2, 2011

The Libyan air force has bombed the oil refinery and port town of Marsa El Brega as battles between forces loyal and against Muammar Gaddafi raged in several towns across the North African country.

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Government Shutdown Looms: Will Americans Feel Impact in their Pocketbooks?
ABC News
February 28, 2011

Most Americans are unlikely to feel a direct impact from a federal government shutdown. Seniors will likely continue to get their Medicare and Social

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S.F. police chief: Citizens question candidates
SF Gate
February 28, 2011

San Francisco's next police chief should be someone of often contradictory talents, according to local residents who presented their wish lists to police commissioners at a series of meetings. The city's next top cop...

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'Glee' Star Darren Criss Says He's Ready To Kiss Chris Colfer
On Top Magazine
February 28, 2011

Darren Criss, who plays out-and-proud Dalton Academy student Blaine Anderson on the Fox musical-comedy Glee, says he's ready to kiss Chris Colfer, who plays gay student Kurt Hummel.

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Gay marriage legal strategist is taking on national role
The Boston Globe
February 28, 2011

When Mary Bonauto first filed suit a decade ago seeking to legalize gay marriage in Massachusetts, she weathered criticism from two fronts:

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Proposition 8: Let same-sex marriages continue during the appeals process
latimes.com
February 28, 2011

Gay and lesbian couples should be allowed to marry while the Proposition 8 case works its way through the court system.

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Voters would likely reject constitutional ban on gay marriage
Iowa Independent
February 28, 2011

If a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage were placed on the ballot, it would lose by three percentage points, according to a Des Moines Register Iowa Poll released Sunday.

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