Civil War general blindsided at pivotal Gettysburg battleCivil War general blindsided at pivotal Gettysburg battle

By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) – Confederate General Robert E. Lee was “virtually blind” to the superior positions held by Union troops hidden by rolling hills and valleys, which contributed to his downfall at the pivotal battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War, researchers said on Friday. …

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David Butler-Jones, Canada’s top doctor, stepping down a year after suffering strokeDavid Butler-Jones, Canada’s top doctor, stepping down a year after suffering stroke

One year after suffering a stroke, the doctor who led Canada through the H1N1 flu scare is stepping down. Despite “tremendous progress” in his rehabilitation, Chief Public Health Officer Dr. David Butler-Jones said that “it will not be far enough and fast enough for what is needed.”

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Sunday: Silver Stars (3-6) at Atlanta Dream (9-1)Sunday: Silver Stars (3-6) at Atlanta Dream (9-1)

Sunday: Silver Stars (3-6) at Atlanta Dream (9-1) San Antonio Express-News Copyright 2013 San Antonio Express-News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 11:48 pm, Saturday, June 29, 2013 Time, site: 2 p.m., Philips Arena — Radio: KTKR-AM 760

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Actress Amanda Bynes denies bong-throwing chargesActress Amanda Bynes denies bong-throwing charges

By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) – American actress Amanda Bynes appeared in court on Friday and denied charges of possessing marijuana and tossing a bong out of the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment. The former Nickelodeon child star, who appeared in court dressed in gray sweatpants, a long-sleeved black shirt and a disheveled platinum blonde wig, was released on her own recognizance after spending a night in jail after her arrest on Thursday. …

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Women want it all – when they’re ovulating, anyway. Study links fertility to a desire for varietyWomen want it all – when they’re ovulating, anyway. Study links fertility to a desire for variety

When choosing between two evils, Mae West quipped that she always picked the one she’d never tried before. Had the actress been ovulating at the time, however, a new study suggests she’d have insisted on choosing both.

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