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Buzz Aldrin expected to be no-show at Apollo gala

Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is expected to be noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon-landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction.

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Florida company hunts cure for Alzheimer’s disease

ORLANDO, Fla. – More than three decades ago, when Dr. Kiminobu Sugaya was a young scientist in Japan, he made a calculation: If he became a neurosurgeon, treated as many as 200 patients each year and practiced for 20 years, he would improve the lives of about 4,000 people. Only 4,000 people, he thought.

Basketball player calls 911 after hard foul in pickup game

Police were called to an LA Fitness in Sterling, Va., after a man dialed 911 after a hard foul during a pickup basketball game.