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Good day, bad day: May 9, 2012
A paralyzed woman finishes the London Marathon, while Mark Zuckerberg gets bashed for his casual attire — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
Claire Lomas walks the last mile of the London Marathon on May 8: Paralyzed from the waist down, Lomas took 16 days to complete the 26.2-mile route.
Claire Lomas walks the last mile of the London Marathon on May 8: Paralyzed from the waist down, Lomas took 16 days to complete the 26.2-mile route.
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GOOD DAY FOR:

Bionic women
With the help of a high-tech suit, a paralyzed woman completes the London Marathon over the course of 16 days. [Discovery News]

iPrimates
Orangutans at Miami's Jungle Island join the iPad generation by using a special Apple tablet app to communicate with their trainers. [Jezebel]

Gwen Stefani
After a 10-year hiatus, the '90s band No Doubt reunites, planning to release a sixth studio album in September. [The Daily What]

BAD DAY FOR: 

False alarms
A new report finds that 40 percent of New York City's 911 calls were unintentional "butt dials." [Gothamist]

Thinking before you speak
Speaking to members of a conservative African-American organization, Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson suggests that women shouldn't be allowed to vote. [The Frisky]

Wearing hoodies in the boardroom
Ahead of Facebook's IPO, one analyst calls Mark Zuckerberg's penchant for hooded sweatshirts a "mark of immaturity" that reflects poorly on his abilities as a CEO. [Bloomberg]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: May 8, 2012 

 

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