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Mosquitoes Deliver Malaria 'Vaccine' Through Bites

In a daring experiment in Europe, scientists used mosquitoes as flying needles to deliver a "vaccine" of live malaria parasites through their bites.

Third-Party Ads Give Facebook an 'Image' Problem

An untold number of Facebook’s 200 million-plus users are feverishly forwarding instructions on how to opt out of being its corporate pitchman following warnings on third-party advertisers that were using advertisements with profile photos.

Pleas for Return of Murdered Pregnant Mom's Baby

The boyfriend of a brutally murdered 8-months pregnant woman whose fetus was carved from her womb warned the killer to 'turn yourself in or keep running,' the Worcester Telegram & Gazette reported Wednesday.

Sudanese Woman Faces 40 Lashes for Wearing Pants

A Sudanese female journalist facing 40 lashes for wearing trousers in public in violation of the country's strict Islamic laws is resigning from a U.N. job that grants her immunity so she can challenge the law on women's public dress code.

Whereabouts of Jackson's Body Remain Unclear

More than a month after Michael Jackson’s sudden death, the whereabouts of his body remain unclear.

Whale Saves Drowning Diver, Pulls Her to Surface

A beluga whale saved a drowning diver by hoisting her to the surface, carrying her leg in its mouth.

NYC Buys Plane Tickets for Homeless to Leave City

New York City is buying one-way plane tickets for homeless families to leave the city.

Powell: Harvard Scholar Should Have 'Reflected'

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell was mildly critical Tuesday of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., whose angry response to a Cambridge, Mass., police officer touched off a national debate involving President Barack Obama.

U.N. Doesn't Sanction Extremists That Raided Its Offices

The extremist group al-Shabaab raided three U.N. offices in Somalia last week in a campaign to rid the volatile African nation of all "enemies of Islam," and the world body can't do a thing about it — yet.

Law Enforcement Officials Search Home of Jackson's Doctor

DEA agents, Los Angeles police and Las Vegas police are executing a search warrant on the Las Vegas home of Michael Jackson’s personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray