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Human lung made in lab for first time

Scientists have created human lungs in a lab, and Joan Nichols, a researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch, couldn't be happier. Published February 18, 2014

Robert Downey Jr. stars as billionaire industrialist Tony Stark in the "Iron Man" Marvel movie franchise. (Associated Press)

Adm. McRaven: Expect special forces 'Iron Man' suits by 2018

Officially, it's called the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit. Unofficially, it's called the "Iron Man" suit. Regardless, Adm. William McRaven, the man in charge of U.S. Special Operations Command, expects America's special operators to be outfitted with the advanced gear by 2018. Published February 11, 2014

Actors Gary Oldman and Joel Kinnaman pose with RoboCop at the World Premiere of RoboCop, held at the BFI Southbank, London, on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)

Gary Oldman: 'RoboCop' star says Obama is 'Bush on steroids'

The remake of 1987's "RoboCop" is set for release this month, but Hollywood star Gary Oldman believes the dystopian future portrayed in his latest movie isn't far off — and President Obama is overseeing its creation. Published February 7, 2014

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Denver DA won't file charges against TSA agent for groping

Colorado mother Jamelyn Steenhoek said she was sickened by the Denver District Attorney's Office refusal to file criminal charges against a Transportation Security Administration agent she says groped her in ways "as extensive as an exam" from a physician. Published February 7, 2014

New York assemblyman William Boyland Junior. (Image: New York State Assembly)

N.Y. Democrat’s chief of staff said bribery made her 'hot'

The chief of staff and star witness against a Democratic New York state assemblyman charged with taking bribes from undercover agents was recorded at a restaurant admitting that taking her own illegal payoff didn't make her feel shame but arousal. Published February 7, 2014