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2011-07-25 12:03:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its support of aspiring artists, Guitar Center (http://www.guitarcenter.com), the world's largest musical instrument retailer, and Travis Barker today announced Twin Berlin as the winner of Guitar Center's Your Next Record unsigned artist competition.

2009-05-06 10:31:23

A Japanese man who struggled to find his ailing son an overseas organ transplant says his country should change its law on transplants for children. Yasuto Katagiril, whose son will undergo the procedure at the Loma Linda University Medical Center in California, questioned Japan's 12-year-old law that forbids organ donations by children 15 and younger, The Japan Times said Wednesday. Why can't Japan, with its advanced medical facilities and technology, allow transplants for children? Katgari...

2008-11-04 09:10:00

Chinese authorities, cracking down on illegal organ transplants for foreigners, have cited three hospitals for doing the operations.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.