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BlogPost: January 2, 2011 - January 8, 2011

Elvis birthday celebrations kick off; what's your favorite song?

Some songs for the weekend.

By Melissa Bell  | January 8, 2011; 9:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Angry Birds (not dead birds) are everywhere

Angry birds gets a board game.

By Melissa Bell  | January 7, 2011; 4:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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National Enquirer: 'John Edwards and Rielle Hunter engaged'

John Edwards

By Melissa Bell  | January 7, 2011; 2:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Australia reels from flooding with more rain to come (Photos)

Australian flood crisis in photographs.

By Melissa Bell  | January 7, 2011; 2:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Target, Starbucks logos: Out with the words, in with the minimal design

Target's logo change offers a lesson to rebranding companies: go simple.

By Melissa Bell  | January 7, 2011; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Cocaine vaccination a real possibility?

A possible cocaine vaccine has been discovered by scientists.

By Melissa Bell  | January 7, 2011; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Facebook non-IPO gets the 'Daily Show' treatment (Video)

Facebook/Goldman Sachs deal falls under Jon Stewart's satire fire.

By Melissa Bell  | January 7, 2011; 9:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Jobless rate, Sudan vote, long-distance love and Michael Caine

News to know.

By Melissa Bell  | January 7, 2011; 8:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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♪♫ Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni raps his way to election

The rapping Uganda president.

By Melissa Bell  | January 7, 2011; 8:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Consumer Electronics Show, spam shrinkage, Joe Biden's dating advice and more

Afternoon links.

By Melissa Bell  | January 6, 2011; 2:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Huckleberry Finn-ing novels, the Constitution, what next?

What other words should be replaced?

By Melissa Bell  | January 6, 2011; 1:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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'Life in a Day:' First peek at crowd-sourced documentary

Preview of "Life in a Day" suggests great things to come.

By Melissa Bell  | January 6, 2011; 1:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Epiphany, or Three Kings Day, celebrated around the world (Photos)

Photos of the Epiphany.

By Melissa Bell  | January 6, 2011; 11:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Autism fraud, Constitution, Starbucks and more

British doctor Andrew Wakefield (R) headed a 1998 study that unleashed a major health scare by linking childhood autism to a measles vaccine. The study has been declared "an elaborate fraud" by the British Medical Journal (BMJ). (Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty...

By Melissa Bell  | January 6, 2011; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Dead animals: The Google Maps edition

Dead animal reports get tracked by Google Maps.

By Melissa Bell  | January 6, 2011; 9:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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♪♫ Kanye West balances on a thin line between joke and genius

Kanye West balances on the thin line between artist and ridiculous joke.

By Melissa Bell  | January 6, 2011; 7:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Dead birds, dead fish, dead crabs turn up all over the world: Signs of the Aflockalypse?

What does the dead birds mean to you?

By Melissa Bell  | January 5, 2011; 3:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (72)
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Courtney Love Twitter trial, husband's e-mail prying and the impostor Nike shoe: 3 cyber trials to watch

Some cyber trials to watch.

By Melissa Bell  | January 5, 2011; 2:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Ted Williams, the homeless, golden-voiced man: Heartwarming tale of the day

Ted Williams gets a second chance at being a golden-voiced announcer.

By Melissa Bell  | January 5, 2011; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Robert Gibbs's Twitter @PressSec reign to end?

Robert Gibbs steps down as press secretary. What's to become of his Twitter handle?

By Melissa Bell  | January 5, 2011; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Mega millions partially won by Hurley, Snooki writes a book, and other signs of the apocalypse

Links not to miss.

By Melissa Bell  | January 5, 2011; 7:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Carrie Underwood's 'Undo It' is GOP's musical inspiration for 112th Congress. What should the Dems pick?

Carrie Underwood's 'Undo It' is GOP's musical inspiration for 112th Congress. What should the Dems pick?

By Katie Rogers  | January 4, 2011; 10:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Outspoken Pakistani Governor Salman Taseer leaves legacy of tweets

The Washington Post's Karin Brulliard reported Tuesday on the assassination of Salman Taseer, the governor of Pakistan's Punjab province. He was allegedly killed by one of his own security guards. The guard claims that anger over Taseer's stance against blasphemy...

By Sam Sanders and Greg Linch  | January 4, 2011; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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A love letter to you

Year-end letter.

By Melissa Bell  | January 3, 2011; 9:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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