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PEOPLE
LPGA Season
In Full Swing

Christie Kerr celebrates her victory at the Hustler Invitational.
U.S. Poet Laureate Given Second Term
"What rhymes with happy?" asks Billy Collins.
 
ENTERTAINMENT
"The Bachelor" a Hit in Saudi Arabia
In Saudi version, the bachelor gets to keep all 25 bachelorettes.
TV: Springer to Start "Jerry's
Book Club"

Each month's selection will be used by guests to hit each other.
ABC's Peter Jennings Offered
Same Salary

But in Canadian dollars.
 
ART
Was Shakespeare Gay?
Newly discovered portrait of close friend and patron, the Earl of Southampton, (right) raises questions in British press.
SCIENCE
New Theory: Universe Has No Beginning, No End
But it does have a middle.
 
HEALTH / MEDICINE
Add French Fries, Potato Chips, Bread to List of Cancer-Causing Foods
Then jump out the window.
 
TRENDS

Global Population Growth Slowing For First Time in History
Experts cite birth control, proliferation of sports channels.
 
HIGH TECH
Japanese Supercomputer Smashes World Speed Record
Loses one million credit card numbers in just 0.0000509 nanoseconds.
 
CORRECTION
Last week we erroneously stated that the EPA had enacted new rules protecting the environment from coal mining companies. In fact, the new rules protect the coal mining companies from environmentalists. We apologize for the confusion.

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