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Profile: Tiger's niece, Cheyenne: When 2-year-old Cheyenne Woods picked up her uncle Tiger's old golf clubs in her grandfather's garage, Woods Sr. showed her a few moves, and with the support of her mother, Cheyenne played in her first tournament just six years later. Now 20, the soon-to-be Wake Forest University senior recently won the ACC Women's Golf individual title.

Somalia faces worst famine in a generation: Tens of thousands of Somalis are feared dead in the world's worst famine in a generation, the U.N. said Wednesday, and the U.S. said it will allow emergency funds to be spent in areas controlled by al-Qaida-linked militants as long as the fighters do not interfere with aid distributions.

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Study maps key Spot on African Americans' genomes: Researchers say that having more accurate maps for African Americans should help scientists plot the genes that cause diseases — both common conditions like heart disease and cancer, as well as yet-to-be-identified ailments that are unique to the group.

Jackson's doctor wants jury sequestered: A lawyer for Michael Jackson's doctor said Wednesday that his jury should be sequestered to avoid contamination by TV pundits — specifically Nancy Grace.

In other news: South African Strike Spreads to Diamond Sector.