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New Portrait The White House has released a new official portrait of first lady Michelle Obama, featuring her new bangs.
Next Nobel? The Nobel Prize received some competition today when the $3 million " Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences" was announced. It is the brainchild of Internet titans including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sergey Brin. The prize will be awarded to 11 scientists who "think big and take risks."