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The Associated Press reports that Egypt’s ex-President Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to life in prison after a court convicted him on charges of complicity in the killing of protesters during last year’s uprising that forced him from power.
Space Exploration Technologies, the first company aiming to reach the International Space Station, got off to a rocking start early Tuesday with the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Report: Marijuana use grows, cocaine falls among men arrested in 10 US cities
MSNBC.com reports more than 60% of men arrested in 10 US cities in 2011 for crimes ranging from misdemeanors to felonies tested positive for at least 1 illicit drug, according to a federal drug-monitoring program’s annual report.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich officially ended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday.
Despite hittingbumps in the road, it wasn’t too long ago that Gingrich vowed to continue his campaign all the way to the Republican convention in Tampa in August. On Tuesday, he released a web videoaddressing his decision to abandon his presidential operation.
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"America’s Oldest Teenager" - Dick Clark began his radio and television career in 1952 when he became the regular substitute host of “Bob Horn’s Bandstand” on WFIL in Philadelphia. In 1956, he became the full-time host. A year later, ABC picked up the show and changed the name to “American Bandstand.”
Clark died earlier today at age 82. (Photo by NBC. More photos.)