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New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.

On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a drug combining the…

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'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

"Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived. The first trailer for the romance drama, which is adapted from E L James' best-selling erotic novel, gives fans a racy hint of what's to come.

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Robot furniture that builds itself

Biorobotics Laboratory, EPFL

Robot furniture that builds itself

Imagine that the chair you're sitting on became a sofa on demand as the day moved from light to dark. Or if all your furnishings could move out of your way as you walk through a room. These thoughts could one day become reality through research…

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World's coolest bookstores

Someday there may be a generation of kids who think bookstores are fictional creations found only in novels that come in the mail.

Understandable, since many of the world's most beautiful independent bookstores have closed in recent years.

Not all of…

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Expelled lesbian accepted at another school

An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is now enrolled at a different university in the same state.

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Time-capsule home

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Some buyers want 'time-capsule houses'

In today's housing market, still struggling to rebound, homes stuck in another century might seem like they'd be difficult to sell. But some buyers are interested in "time-capsule houses" -- especially those built in the middle of the 20th century.

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Chinese homebuyers are flocking to these US states

Chinese buyers are now the biggest international players in the U.S. housing market and some states are seeing billions of dollars in real estate deals as a result.

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Anti-gravity treadmill helps seniors stay safe, fit

A NASA-engineered piece of equipment is giving some patients their legs, and their lives, back.

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Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada train explosion

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US aims to make oil transport safer

When a runaway train exploded in a Quebec town last year, the fireball killed 47, destroyed 40 buildings and sent thousands fleeing from their homes.

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Hot diggity dog! It's National Hot Dog Day

Hot diggity dog! July is National Hot Dog Month and July 23 is National Hot Dog Day.

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