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Arial, Times New Roman ... and now the 'Hugo Chavez' font

CARACAS - Supporters of Venezuela's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez on Monday unveiled yet another novel way of keeping his memory alive - a font for typing in "El Comandante's" handwriting style.

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Fist bumps relay 90 percent less germs than handshakes: study

NEW YORK - Ditching handshakes in favor of more informal fist bumps could help cut down on the spread of bacteria and illnesses, according to a study released on Monday.

Health, 6:30am EDT

Rockies give out shirts honoring Tulowitzki - but spell his name wrong

- Ebay may soon heat up with searches for baseball jerseys honoring Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, after his own team managed to spell the top hitter's name wrong.

Tech, Sports, Media 27 Jul 2014

New York Times Square Spider-Man charged with punching police officer

- A street performer dressed as Spider-Man in New York City's Times Square was arrested after punching a police officer who scolded him for demanding more money from a couple he had posed with for a picture, police said on Sunday.

U.S., 27 Jul 2014

Chubby Checker, HP settle lawsuit over penis-measuring app

- The singer Chubby Checker has settled a lawsuit in which he accused Hewlett-Packard Co of using his trademarked name without permission on a software app that purported to measure the size of a man's penis.

Tech 25 Jul 2014

Pennsylvania parents locked son in car trunk to cure fear of dark

PITTSBURGH Pa. - A western Pennsylvania couple, accused of luring their five-year-old son into the trunk of their car with candy to resolve his fear of the dark, was granted probation this week, according to court officials on Friday.

25 Jul 2014