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Lookadoo shows she’s Boston strong

FLORENCE, S.C. — One needs physical gifts to run a 26.2 mile marathon. But it takes more than that. It takes intestinal fortitude, too. Particularly, determination.

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Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too

WASHINGTON— When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too.

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5 products on deep discount in April

Consumer Reports tracks the prices of lots of products all year long, which means we can let you know which month (or, in some cases, months) you can find the best deals on those items.

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Why You Shouldn't Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

In the first comprehensive study of the DNA on dollar bills, New York University researchers identified 3,000 types of bacteria in all—many times more than in previous studies that examined samples under a microscope.

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