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NASA video about dark matter via YouTube.

Scientists find hint of dark matter from cosmos

GENEVA (AP) — A $2 billion experiment on the International Space Station is on the verge of explaining one of the more mysterious building blocks of the universe: The dark matter that helps hold the cosmos together.

04/03/2013

(Photo credit: AP NORC Center for Research)

Poll: low-wage workers, bosses at odds on training

WASHINGTON (AP) — As they struggle to get ahead, many low-wage workers are not taking advantage of job training or educational programs that could help them make the leap to better-paying jobs.

03/21/2013

President Obama

Campaign for Obama library in full swing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Where will President Barack Obama put his presidential library? Four years from the end of Obama’s presidency, Chicago and Honolulu are ramping up campaigns to build the center.

03/16/2013

FDA

FDA panel sees risk in long-used osteoporosis drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of federal health experts says a long-established bone strengthening drug should no longer be used by women because there is little evidence it works and it may actually increase the risk of cancer.

03/05/2013

"Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" movie poster (AP Photo)

‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ package mystery solved

CHICAGO (AP) — First, there was “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Now, there’s “Mailers of the Lost Package.”

12/17/2012

"Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" movie poster (AP Photo)

School stumped by mail addressed to Indiana Jones

CHICAGO (AP) — University of Chicago officials are puzzled by a mystery piece of mail seemingly linked to the Indiana Jones movie series.

12/16/2012

Chicago's famed Charlie Trotter's serves last meal

CHICAGO (AP) – Award-winning Chicago chef Charlie Trotter is closing his iconic restaurant after 25 years to return to college and study philosophy. The final service at Charlie Trotter’s is Thursday evening, followed by a […]

08/30/2012

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