Japanese rookie leads in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, May 1 (UPI) -- Rookie Akio Sadakata of Japan snapped out of a prolonged slump Thursday, shooting an 8-under-par 64 to share the first-round lead with Paul Stankowski at the HP

Implant could monitor transplant status

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- A development team of government and academic researchers is testing early versions of a miniaturized, wireless blood-flow sensor to help doctors monitor transplanted tissue, researchers said Wednesday.

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Leafs, Senators play pivotal Game Five

Caps fire Ron Wilson

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- Citing his relationship with the team, the Washington Capitals Friday fired Coach Ron Wilson, four years after he guided them to the Stanley Cup Finals.

Some back changes to unemploym't benefits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A recovering economy may bring little solace to the approximately 2 million unemployed Americans who will remain jobless and exhaust their unemployment insurance benefits during the first half of the year, says a new report.
JASON MOLL, For United Press International
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