FAMU band director's firing on hold

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Florida A&M University says it is delaying action against the school's marching band director or any students while a hazing-related death is investigated.
New 'Robocop' film in the works

New 'Robocop' film in the works

LOS ANGELES, July 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures says it has signed Darren Aronofsky to direct and David Self to write a new installment for its "Robocop" franchise.

Mom unfit to stand trial in baby attack

MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A court-appointed psychiatrist says a north Texas woman accused of fatally cutting off her baby's arms is not competent to stand trial.

Brain signal prompts addictive behavior

Using state-of-the-art technology, researchers for the first time have measured, to the split-second, the chemical trigger that makes it difficult for addicts to just say, "No," to drugs, food, sex or other over-indulgences.
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

'Perdition' will challenge audiences

LOS ANGELES, July 9 (UPI) -- The new Tom Hanks-Paul Newman gangster drama "Road to Perdition," which opens Friday, throws down an interesting challenge to American movie audiences accustome
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Study: Morphine tolerance can be avoided

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Researchers experimenting with rats say they can reduce the tolerance that normally develops to the powerful pain killer morphine by giving it along with a second drug -- which could have implications for pain management in humans.
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