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Conference speakers join push for Washington team to change name

Conference speakers join push for Washington team to change name

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Museum officials, mental-health specialists and politicians say they have joined with an American Indian tribe urging the Washington Redskins to scrap its name.

U.S. cyclists apologize for air masks

BEIJING, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Four U.S. Olympic cyclists said they didn't realize they might offend Beijing air quality officials when they wore masks upon arrival in the Chinese capital.

American cyclists apologize for masks

BEIJING, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Four American Olympic cyclists apologized Wednesday for wearing black face masks when they got off the airplane that had taken them to the Beijing Games.

Executives sentenced in OxyContin case

ABINGDON, Va., July 21 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Virginia ordered three Purdue Pharma executives to work for 400 hours in drug treatment programs for their marketing of OxyContin.

Hotel revives Germany's Nazi past

OBERSALZBERG, Estonia, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A Jewish leader in Germany has termed as tasteless a luxury hotel set to open March 1 on the site of Adolf Hitler's Alpine retreat at Obersalzberg in Bavaria.

Analysis: Cancer prevention still elusive

LAKEWOOD, Ohio, June 6 (UPI) -- After more than three decades, the war on cancer has produced numerous breakthrough chemotherapy treatments that have turned some cancers from killers into chronic diseases, but the war will not be won until cancer can be prevented.
PEGGY PECK, UPI Science News

Feature: Treating cancer no matter the age

A group of cancer experts is pushing a new line on treating the disease: Age is not what it used to be, as far as a barrier to aggressive cancer treatment is concerned.
PEGGY PECK, UPI Science News

Analysis: Madonna goes anti-war online

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Madonna's new anti-war single will be available next month online only. But will consumers buy, either the music or the message?
OMAR MELHEM, UPI Correspondent

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Smallpox effort needs more than vaccine

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Even if 300 million doses of updated smallpox vaccine arrive as promised by the end of 2002, local public health agencies need federal help to use that vaccine
SCOTT BURNELL, UPI Science News
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