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Stephen Hawking defied ALS to become world-renowned physicist

9 monthes ago   |   By KETV

When he died Wednesday at 76, Hawking was among the most recognizable faces in science, on par with Albert Einstein.
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A life: Hawking defied ALS to become pre-eminent physicist

A life: Hawking defied ALS to become pre-eminent physicist

9 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

PARIS - In his final years, the only thing connecting the brilliant physicist to the outside world was a couple of inches of frayed nerve in his cheek. As slowly as a word per minute, Stephen Hawking used the twitching of the muscle under his right eye to grind out his thoughts on a custom-built computer, painstakingly outlining his vision of time, the universe, and humanity's place within it.
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Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice bipartisan overhaul, giving President Donald Trump a victory as Congress nears its holiday break. Read more ...

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Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

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Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

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Judge sentences deer poacher to watch "Bambi" monthly

Judge sentences deer poacher to watch "Bambi" monthly

The monthly screenings will be arranged during the man's year-long jail sentence. Read more ...