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Researchers Make Breakthrough In Effort To Cure AIDS Using Gene TherapyScientists have genetically engineered white blood cells to make them immune to the AIDS virus. Researchers say it seems safe and promising.
Study: Men's And Women's Brains Wired DifferentlyResearchers at UPenn's Perelman School of Medicine imaged the brains of 949 adolescents and young adults. They found women seem to have stronger links between reasoning and intuition, while men have stronger links between perception and action.
Fact Check Friday: Is The IRS's Lois Lerner A Liar?"I have not done anything wrong," she said in her opening statement before invoking her 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination.
Fact Check Friday: Scandals Hit The White HouseIt's that time again, time to use a lie detector on the people running the country.
Fact Check Friday: The Politics Of The FAA FurloughsWe couldn't let today's news about the FAA furloughs soon coming to an end go by without some fact checking on some things we've heard.
Fact Check Friday: Background Checks For Gun BuyersToday we're focusing on background checks for gun buyers. Are they really in a government registry? If not, would a government registry be created? If not, why not?
Fact Check Friday: Bloomberg's Whopper"For the first time in the history of the world, more people will die from over-eating than under-eating this year," Bloomberg said. Was the mayor telling truth or serving up a whopper?
Fact Check Friday: The Truth About Buying GunsWith the the renewed debate over gun control in the wake of the Newtown massacre, we're continuing to look at the rhetoric.
Fact Check Friday: Getting The Truth As The Sequester Takes EffectAirport control towers closing, teachers laid off, and meat going bad or uninspected. These are the claims, some exaggerated, from both sides about these automatic spending cuts starting Friday with the sequester.
Fact Check Friday: #ObamaquesterThat's the hashtag being used by some Republicans, including the House Speaker John Boehner, to blame President Barack Obama for the automatic federal cuts that are a week away.
Fact Check Wednesday: The State Of The Union"We did a lot of fact checking, but actually we wound up writing about very little,"'s Eugene Kieley told WCBS 880's Wayne Cabot.
Fact Check Friday: Assault Weapons Sales Funding NRA Salaries?Today's claim to check is from newly sworn-in junior Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy.
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