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InqU: Top Stories of the Week

Top stories from the week of 2/3

Clay Aiken to run for Congress in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Former "American Idol" and "Celebrity Apprentice" runner-up Clay Aiken joined another high-profile contest Wednesday - this one to get elected to Congress in his native North Carolina.

Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC apartment

NEW YORK (AP) - Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won a best actor Oscar in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote" and created a gallery of other vivid characters, many of them slovenly and slightly dissipated comic figures, died Sunday. He was 46.

Harvin pays off for Seahawks with huge return

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - It took 12 seconds for Percy Harvin to validate the investment the Seattle Seahawks made in him and the six months of patience they showed in him.

One Choke Won't Suffocate a Legacy

Peyton Manning's Super Bowl performance has his legacy under a microscope.

Super Bowl spectacle: Mars, Seinfeld, llamas, bears - and plenty of Dylan

Throw another Roman numeral on the pile. The curiously American carnival known as the Super Bowl occupied New Jersey last night. The usual outsized elements were in attendance: spectacle, celebrities, a massive TV audience, extravagant commercials.

Eagles can close gap with Seahawks

NEW YORK - It would be easy to look at the Seahawks following their dominating 43-8 victory over the Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII and envision what might have been for the Eagles, especially on the defensive side of the ball.

Bill Gates Names New Microsoft CEO

Cloud computing head named next Microsoft CEO

Penn State marks signings with 'signature event'

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - James Franklin pulled out all the stops when he welcomed his first recruits to Penn State.

Bode Miller Back Downhill, After Uphill Battle vs Life

Bode Miller returns to the downhill ski slopes this Olympics in Sochi after grueling battles against none other than life itself.

Schilling says he's fighting cancer

Curt Schilling, one of the Phillies' all-time greatest pitchers and a current ESPN analyst, revealed Wednesday that he has cancer.