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Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop has died at the age of 96, CNN reported Monday afternoon, citing a news release from Dartmouth College. Koop served as surgeon general under President Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and is known for his trademark beard and bowtie. CNN reported that Koop is best known for his work on highlighting AIDS.
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"In the run up to Sunday's Oscars, ABC promoted the broadcast as: 'Finally! An Oscars the guys can enjoy!' What did that mean, exactly?Time for me to turn in my Guy Card, I guess." - Time TV critic James Poniewozik, talking about last night’s Oscar host, Seth MacFarlane. The creator of “Family Guy,” “Ted” and more received mixed to poor reviews for his performance.
Hot video: Horse meat found in Ikea's meatballs
The Czech Republic's State Veterinary Administration found horse-meat in meatballs sold at Ikea in 13 countries across the European continent. Ikea is responding by recalling some meatballs, but the Swedish furniture manufacturer stated that it does not intend to stop selling all of them. Patrick Jones has the details. Scroll to the bottom of this story to watch the video report.
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