Today in the news: Chinese teen sells kidney for iPad

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Mount Shasta Herald

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A 17-year-old boy in China wanted an iPad and iPhone so badly that he sold his kidney to get them. Watch the report below.

News to know

Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards was indicted Friday on charges that he gave campaign money to his mistress to cover up the affair. An attorney for Edwards – whose wife died last year of cancer – said Edwards will fight the charges. If he is convicted, Edwards faces 30 years in prison and a fine of $1.5 million.

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"Dr. Jack Kevorkian was a rare human being. It's a rare human being who can single-handedly take on an entire society by the scruff of its neck and force it to focus on the suffering of other human beings." – “Dr. Death’s” attorney Geoffrey Fieger, talking to reporters after Kevorkian died Friday at age 83. 

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