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2009-05-23 23:01:39

Robert F. Furchgott, whose research earned him a share of a Nobel Prize and helped lead to the anti-impotency drug Viagra, has died, a daughter said. Susan Furchgott said her father died Tuesday in Seattle, The Ledger in Lakeland, Fla., reported Saturday.

2009-02-19 15:38:00

Julianne Hough, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Kellie Pickler, LeAnn Rimes, George Strait, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts & More Participate In 'The Week Vegas Goes Country' ENCINO, Calif., Feb.

2006-08-30 08:55:32

By Karin Strohecker VIENNA (Reuters) - A colleague of the man who held Natascha Kampusch captive for eight years in a cell under his garage said on Wednesday he met the Austrian woman during her ordeal and she had looked happy.

2006-08-28 07:19:59

By Alexandra Zawadil VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian girl traumatized by an eight-year kidnap ordeal said in her first public statement on Monday that she had refused her captor's demand to call him "master," yet mourned his suicide after her escape.

2006-08-26 18:08:47

By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian girl held captive in a windowless cell for eight years before escaping said she had "sexual contact" with her kidnapper, police said on Saturday.

2006-08-26 14:57:50

By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian girl held captive for eight years before she escaped told investigators she had "sexual contact" with her kidnapper, police said on Saturday.

2006-08-25 21:26:23

By Angelika Gruber STRASSHOF, Austria (Reuters) - Wolfgang Priklopil built the underground prison where he held Natascha Kampush captive a long time before he abducted the 10-year-old, a neighbor recalled on Friday.

2006-08-25 13:44:07

By Alexandra Zawadil VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian police said on Friday they were searching for possible accomplices of a kidnapper who held a young girl in a tiny room under his garage for eight years until her dramatic escape this week.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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