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Jessica Daniels, 17, was among hundreds who turned out to greet the Royal Family after their Christmas Day church service in Sandringham, Norfolk. Apple stock is less than $1 away from its all-time high amid renewed optimism for the iPhone. Everyone can tell when Im behind. Every visit is pared to essentials. Paperwork is postponed, chatting minimized. Air filters don't keep small compounds at bay, according to scientists at University of Washington. Lab tests showed the modified ivy used such compounds in the air as food to grow. The discovery was part of a U.S.-led effort to spot dangerous pathogens in animals before humans are endangered. Mortal Republic, by Edward J. Watts, examines parallels between ancient Rome and todays United States.
Kevin Spacey will be arraigned on Jan. 7 on a charge of indecent assault and battery, related to an accusation of misconduct in Nantucket. In Carroll Gardens, once the inflatable Santas and Nativity scenes go back into storage, a living facade of colorful leaves and evergreens in an intriguing pattern will continue to thrive.
Kendall Coyne Schofield has not slowed down since helping the U.S. team win a gold medal at the Olympics. Severe frosts gripped the Siberian city of Irkutsk on Wednesday (December 26) with temperatures dropping well below minus 22 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 30 degrees Celsius). Rough cut (no reporter narration).