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Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO

Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO at Apple, the company he co-founded at age 21 and turned into an international business icon, known for its tremendous profits and elegantly designed devices like the iPhone, iPad and Mac computers.


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IU reacts on Twitter to the death of Osama bin Laden

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Late Sunday night, the White House announced an emergency speech from President Obama. It was soon leaked on the Internet that Osama bin Laden had been killed. On the night before finals week, the IU community reacted on Twitter from Herman B Wells Library to the Varsity Villas Apartments and all across Bloomington.


Osama bin Laden killed

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On Sunday at about 11:35 p.m., President Barack Obama announced in a public address that Osama bin Laden was killed in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.



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13 rescued in Gulf platform explosion

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 13 workers from a Mariner Energy production platform after an explosion and fire this morning. The platform was located about 80 miles off the Louisiana coast.


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US judge overturns gay marriage ban

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A federal judge overturned California's same-sex marriage ban Wednesday in a landmark case that could eventually land before the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if gays have a constitutional right to marry in America.


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Returning home to Haiti

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Nick Andre knew he needed to stay in Haiti. His wife and five children were there. And even though he had a job teaching Haitian Creole at IU and was pursuing a master’s degree in French Linguistics, something told him he needed to be home.


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BP: No oil leaking into Gulf from busted well

A tightly fitted cap was successfully keeping oil from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time in three months, BP said today. The victory — long awaited by weary residents along the coast — is the most significant milestone yet in BP's effort to control one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history.


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Facing unexpected wonders

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After five and a half months of new experiences piled on top of new experiences, I wanted to end my study-abroad time in Spain with something even fresher and more awe-inspiring than all the rest. It was a tough chore.


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Still with The Beatles

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When I first borrowed The Beatles’ “Anthology 2” from my father when I was six, I found really great music that I thought no one in my generation knew about.



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NYC architects produce housing for homeless

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A team of New York architects is flying to Haiti this week with prototypes of an octagonal vinyl structure they hope will help house some of the 1.5 million Haitians still homeless because of the Jan. 12 earthquake.



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BP ads pledge solution, face public criticism

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An apologetic advertising campaign by BP for causing the biggest oil spill in U.S. history has earned the company more criticism than sympathy as the pollution spreads across the Gulf Coast from Louisiana into Alabama and Florida.


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Activists set up camp in London

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On June 2, 2001, Brian Haw set up camp in London's Parliament Square, protesting against the war in Iraq. Now, nearly nine years later, Haw has been joined by a host of activists in the square, collectively forming what has been dubbed "Democracy Village," comprised of over forty tents and activists campaigning for a variety of causes.


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An eventful week in Spain

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In Spain, between banks fusing, a judge beginning work with the International Criminal Court and a bull goring a matador in a bullfight, it's been a busy week in Spain.