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Mediterranean diet reduces heart disease, study finds

The diet eschews red meats and processed food in favor of fresh fruits, vegetables, fish, nuts, olive oil, and wine.

Senator Elizabeth Warren

Senator Warren hammers GOP on spending cuts

Speaking today in Boston, Elizabeth Warren said that “we seem to have a government that works only by holdout,” and called the cuts “just plain dumb.”

Cardinal Keith O’Brien

British cardinal resigns, to skip papal conclave

Britain’s highest-ranking Catholic leader is resigning as archbishop in the wake of misconduct allegations.

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Getting your body’s clocks to run on time

Researchers are working to understand how out-of-whack body rhythms could be behind some common diseases.


// Best picture win caps Affleck’s resurgence

With his best picture Oscar win for “Argo,” Ben Affleck has gone from the pit of pop scorn to the apex of Hollywood respect.

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List of the 2013 Oscar winners

See the nominees and winners in each of the major Academy Award categories.