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Oklahoma senator undergoing new treatment for prostate cancer

Oklahoma senator undergoing new treatment for prostate cancer

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is undergoing evaluation and treatment after a recurrence of prostate cancer, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Portraits of the U.S. founding fathers often portray them with white powdered wigs and many think they were older than the young men they were, an expert says.

Research: Chlamydia protein's unusual shape may lead to new treatment

SAN ANTONIO, June 13 (UPI) -- A protein's odd structure could lead to new ways to diagnose and treat chlamydia, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio scientists said.
Elephants could vanish because of poaching

Elephants could vanish because of poaching

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- African forest elephants are being poached out of existence with more than 60 percent of them lost to ivory poaching in the last 10 years, conservationists say.

COL BKB: Michigan 91, IUPUI 54

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Trey Burke and Glenn Robinson III combined for 43 points Monday and fifth-ranked Michigan breezed to a 91-54 win over IUPUI in a NIT Season Tip-Off game.

Exec says U.S. north needs more oil lines

HOUSTON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A U.S. energy company said that while rail shipments of oil from northern U.S. plains states were increasing, there's still a need for oil pipelines.

Gay couple home after sex arrest on cruise

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., March 24 (UPI) -- A California homosexual couple say they were subject to harassment in Dominica after being arrested for allegedly having sex on a cruise ship balcony.

'Adult baby' cleared of disability fraud

WASHINGTON, Calif., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A California man who lives part-time as a baby with a large crib and high chair says he has been cleared of collecting federal disability fraudulently.
Coburn undergoes prostate cancer surgery

Coburn undergoes prostate cancer surgery

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is expected to recover fully from surgery for early-stage prostate cancer, a spokesman said.

COL BKB: Purdue 103, Alcorn State 48

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- E'Twaun Moore scored 19 points Wednesday and No. 9 Purdue rode a massive first half to a 103-48 crushing of Alcorn State.

Sen. Coburn in hospital for tests

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., was taken to a Washington hospital Friday for an irregular heartbeat.

Dodgers name Colletti general manager

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday named Ned Colletti their new general manager.

Daniels settles in as Rangers' GM

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Jon Daniels spent his first full day as general manager of the Texas Rangers, Wednesday, officially, at age 28, becoming the youngest GM in baseball.

Showalter, Hart get contract extensions

ARLINGTON, Texas, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers Friday extended the contracts of General Manager John Hart and Manager Buck Showalter.

Hidalgo signs with Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers have signed veteran outfielder Richard Hidalgo.

U.S. Nov. 2 candidates include a donkey

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Some U.S. elections on Nov. 2 will feature a donkey and pig squaring off for town mayor, and a woman who lives in her car, ABC News reported Monday.

Carson takes lead in Oklahoma Senate race

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Democrat Rep. Brad Carson has taken a 5-point lead over Republican Tom Coburn in the race for the U.S. Senate in Oklahoma, the latest poll reveals. Carson's lead is larger than the margin of error for the first time in any of the polls conducted so far by

Rangers extend Cordero's contract

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 30 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers Thursday signed all-star right-hand closer Francisco Cordero to a two-year contract extension through 2006.

Nude scene cut from 'End of the World'

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- A full frontal nude shot of Colin Farrell in "Home at the End of the World" has been cut because U.S. test audiences cheered, disrupting a poignant scene.

Rangers ink Brian Jordan

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers have signed injury-plagued outfielder Brian Jordan to a one-year contract.

Fullmer signs with Texas Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Free agent first baseman Brad Fullmer, who played in only 63 games last season because of a knee injury, signed Wednesday with the Texas Rangers.

Gonzalez likely out for the season

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Texas Rangers oft-injured outfielder Juan Gonzalez may miss the remainder of the season with a torn calf muscle.

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Valdes back to Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers Wednesday came to terms with Ismael Valdes on a one-year contract.

Rangers sign Esteban Yan

ARLINGTON, Texas, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers tried to further strengthen their bullpen Thursday when they signed free agent righthander Esteban Yan to a one-year deal.
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