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Evangelist Billy Graham remains in a North Carolina hospital after being admitted for treatment of pneumonia.A spokesman for Mission Hospital in Asheville confirmed early Thursday that the 92-year-old Graham was still at the hospital and there's no change in his condition.Dr.
Floodwaters from the swollen Mississippi River were washing over farm fields and towns in the Mississippi Delta on Thursday, forcing scores of people from their homes as the surge of water pushes south.Mississippi Gov.
An old technology is providing new insights into the human brain.The technology is called electrocorticography, or ECoG, and it uses electrodes placed on the surface of the brain to detect electrical signals coming from the brain itself.Doctors have been using ECoG since the 1950s to figure out whic
Ivory Coast's incoming president, Alassane Ouattara, who belatedly took the oath of office May 6, has a tough challenge on his hands: to reconcile and restore peace to his West African nation after a bloody and protracted post-election standoff.