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Moon struck by 'extraordinary' asteroid blast
A car-size asteroid smashed into the moon last year and left the longest-ever afterglow for a lunar impact ever seen — one big enough to be spotted by the naked eye under good viewing conditions, a Spanish astronomer said Monday. — USA Today
Parents fed toddler applesauce, milk because child didn't like solids
The parents of a Florida toddler face child neglect charges for feeding their son a diet of only applesauce and milk, police said. The Boynton Beach parents told police they fed their son, now 3 years old, milk and applesauce because he didn't "like solid food," the South Florida Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale reported Monday. — UPI
Selfies: A new way to spread head lice?
It's the classic teenage selfie pose: Three friends, heads smushed together, mugging for the camera on their rhinestone-encrusted iPhone. But could that show of head-to-head affection be a breeding ground for lice, as one news report suggested Monday? — The Chicago Tribune
Use of Tylenol in pregnancy tied to higher ADHD risk in child
Expectant mothers suffering from fever or headache may face a new dilemma when they open the medicine cabinet.
Pregnant women who take acetaminophen — best known under the brand name Tylenol — might be more likely to have a child with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new long-term study suggests. — The Philadelphia Inquirer
What’s a bitcoin? A look at the digital currency
Early Tuesday, the world’s most established exchange for bitcoin disappeared from the Internet, sending the price of the virtual currency tumbling and prompting fears that the world’s biggest experiment in electronic cash could soon be strangled by fraud or regulation. — The Washington Post
Obama administration: Health law’s new rules will increase costs for most small businesses
Nearly two-thirds of small businesses that currently offer health insurance to their workers will pay more for coverage as a result of new rules in the health care law, as will millions of small-business employees and their family members, according to new estimates released by the Obama administration. — The Washington Post
George W. Bush's paintings to go on display
Never-before-seen paintings by former president George W. Bush will go on display in Dallas this spring. The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will feature "The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy" starting in April. It showcases more than two dozen portraits by Bush along with artifacts, photographs and other personal items. — The Houston Chronicle
Super Bowl host committee speaks out against controversial Arizona bill, joining Apple and American Airlines
The controversial bill that would allow Arizona businesses to refuse service to gay people due to religious objections has gained several high-profile opponents recently, with businesses and politicians alike calling for Gov. Jan Brewer (R) to veto it this week. And one key point looms over the debate like a colossus that could be worth half a billion dollars for the state: Arizona is hosting the Super Bowl next year. Business groups are worried that the NFL championship game and its related events could face boycotts if the bill passes. — The Washington Post
Terrified city on lockdown after wild leopard injures six, sets off minor stampede in market
MEERUT, India — Forestry officials and police armed with tranquilizer darts searched for a leopard that injured six people and drove residents indoors in a bustling northern Indian city, police said Tuesday. — National Post
Nigerian Islamists kill 59 pupils in boarding school attack
Gunmen from Islamist group Boko Haram shot or burned to death 59 pupils in a boarding school in northeast Nigeria overnight, a hospital official and security forces said on Tuesday. — Reuters
Ugandan newspaper prints list of '200 Top' gays
A Ugandan newspaper published a list Tuesday of what it called the country's "200 top" gays, outing some Ugandans and raising fears of violence against those named just a day after the president enacted a severe anti-gay law. — ABC News