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  • Toddler's kidney transplant on hold because father violated probation

    Toddler's kidney transplant on hold because father violated probation

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 5:43 AM EDT2017-10-17 09:43:22 GMT
    A mother says an Atlanta hospital is unfairly endangering her 2-year-old son because of his father's mistakes. (WGCL)A mother says an Atlanta hospital is unfairly endangering her 2-year-old son because of his father's mistakes. (WGCL)

    A mother says an Atlanta hospital is unfairly endangering her 2-year-old son because of his father's mistakes. 

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    A mother says an Atlanta hospital is unfairly endangering her 2-year-old son because of his father's mistakes. 

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  • Roofers set hammers aside to stand for national anthem in viral photo

    Roofers set hammers aside to stand for national anthem in viral photo

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 4:52 AM EDT2017-10-17 08:52:41 GMT

    As the Waterville, Maine, High School football players took the field on Saturday and everyone in the stands rose for the National Anthem, a buzz went through the crowd. 

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    As the Waterville, Maine, High School football players took the field on Saturday and everyone in the stands rose for the National Anthem, a buzz went through the crowd. 

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  • North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

    North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 3:12 AM EDT2017-10-17 07:12:06 GMT

    North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.".

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    North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.".

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  • Women ID as assault, harassment victims with 'me too' tweets

    Women ID as assault, harassment victims with 'me too' tweets

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 3:00 AM EDT2017-10-17 07:00:34 GMT
    Thousands of women respond to actress Alyssa Milano's call to tweet "me too" in order to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault amid allegations of sexual misconduct by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.More >
    Thousands of women respond to actress Alyssa Milano's call to tweet "me too" in order to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault amid allegations of sexual misconduct by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.More >
  • Closing arguments set in blogger beheading plot trial

    Closing arguments set in blogger beheading plot trial

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:23 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:23:35 GMT
    (AP Images) David Wright, blogger Pamela Geller(AP Images) David Wright, blogger Pamela Geller

    A Massachusetts man on trial for participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller said Wednesday that he was living in a "fantasy" world and never wanted to hurt anyone. 

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    A Massachusetts man on trial for participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller said Wednesday that he was living in a "fantasy" world and never wanted to hurt anyone. 

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  • White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

    White House: $4,000 more for families with business tax cuts

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-10-17 04:07:22 GMT
    (Meredith Image)(Meredith Image)
    By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an estimated $4,000 more a year. This stunning 5 percent increase was met with skepticism from tax experts and Democratic lawmakers who said the math was flawed. Spread across every U.S. household, the White House analysis claims it would generate "conservatively" an income jump totaling $504 billion, or about $200 bi...More >
    By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an estimated $4,000 more a year. This stunning 5 percent increase was met with skepticism from tax experts and Democratic lawmakers who said the math was flawed. Spread across every U.S. household, the White House analysis claims it would generate "conservatively" an income jump totaling $504 billion, or about $200 bi...More >
  • Carlson says nation shifting on harassment issue

    Carlson says nation shifting on harassment issue

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:45:17 GMT
    (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
    NEW YORK (AP) — Between the continued fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case and the mushrooming "me too" social media campaign, Gretchen Carlson's book on fighting back against abusive behavior couldn't be timed any better. Out Tuesday, the one-time Fox News Channel personality's book "Be Fierce" compiles many harassment stories she's collected since her lawsuit last year that led to the ouster of former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes. Now the W...More >
    NEW YORK (AP) — Between the continued fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case and the mushrooming "me too" social media campaign, Gretchen Carlson's book on fighting back against abusive behavior couldn't be timed any better. Out Tuesday, the one-time Fox News Channel personality's book "Be Fierce" compiles many harassment stories she's collected since her lawsuit last year that led to the ouster of former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes. Now the W...More >
  • Capital murder charges filed in Muslim teen's death

    Capital murder charges filed in Muslim teen's death

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:37:36 GMT
    (Fairfax County Police Department via AP)(Fairfax County Police Department via AP)

    By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - A northern Virginia man accused of killing a 17-year-old Muslim girl as she walked back to her mosque is now facing a possible death penalty after an indictment Monday charging him with capital murder and rape. The June slaying of Nabra Hassanen, who had been out with friends eating a meal ahead of pre-dawn Ramadan services, rattled the region's Muslim community. More than 200 supporters wearing "Justice for Nabra" T-...

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    By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - A northern Virginia man accused of killing a 17-year-old Muslim girl as she walked back to her mosque is now facing a possible death penalty after an indictment Monday charging him with capital murder and rape. The June slaying of Nabra Hassanen, who had been out with friends eating a meal ahead of pre-dawn Ramadan services, rattled the region's Muslim community. More than 200 supporters wearing "Justice for Nabra" T-...

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  • Exposure to air pollution before birth may shorten our lives

    Exposure to air pollution before birth may shorten our lives

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:54 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:54:09 GMT
    (Meredith Image)(Meredith Image)
    By Susan Scutti CNN  (CNN) -- Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found. The length of telomeres -- caps at the end of chromosomes, similar to shoelace tips -- is considered a marker of biological aging. Based on their results, the researchers theorize that pre-birth exposure to air pollution may lead to negative healt...More >
    By Susan Scutti CNN  (CNN) -- Pollution affects us even in the womb: Women who are exposed to air pollution during pregnancy have babies with shorter telomeres (a genetic biomarker), a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found. The length of telomeres -- caps at the end of chromosomes, similar to shoelace tips -- is considered a marker of biological aging. Based on their results, the researchers theorize that pre-birth exposure to air pollution may lead to negative healt...More >
  • 911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

    911 calls on nursing home dying: 'Oh my God, this is crazy'

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:47 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:47:15 GMT
    (Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building.(Photo: CNN). In this aerial photo, evacuees can be seen outside the Florida nursing home where five people were found dead. 100 people have been evacuated from the building.

    At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. 

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    At first there was no hint of distress in the 911 calls, no sense of a crisis unfolding. 

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  • Weinstein Co., overwhelmed by backlash, may be up for sale

    Weinstein Co., overwhelmed by backlash, may be up for sale

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:24 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:24:21 GMT
    Harvey Weinstein has been fired as the co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, which is behind films like "Silver Linings Playbook," "The King's Speech," and "Django Unchained." He is also the co-founder of Miramax Films.Harvey Weinstein has been fired as the co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, which is behind films like "Silver Linings Playbook," "The King's Speech," and "Django Unchained." He is also the co-founder of Miramax Films.
    By DAMIAN J. TROISE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - The Weinstein Co., besieged by sexual harassment allegations against its namesake and co-founder, may be putting itself up for sale. The company said Monday that it will receive an immediate cash infusion from Colony Capital and is in negotiations for the potential sale of all or a significant portion of the company responsible for producing films such as "Django Unchained," ''The Hateful Eight" and "Lion."...More >
    By DAMIAN J. TROISE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - The Weinstein Co., besieged by sexual harassment allegations against its namesake and co-founder, may be putting itself up for sale. The company said Monday that it will receive an immediate cash infusion from Colony Capital and is in negotiations for the potential sale of all or a significant portion of the company responsible for producing films such as "Django Unchained," ''The Hateful Eight" and "Lion."...More >
  • Plague outbreak leaves 57 dead, more than 680 infected in Madagascar

    Plague outbreak leaves 57 dead, more than 680 infected in Madagascar

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:11 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:11:12 GMT
    (Source: CNN) Children put on face masks in Antananarivo, Madagascar.(Source: CNN) Children put on face masks in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

    By Meera Senthilingam CNN  (CNN) -- The plague outbreak in Madagascar is continuing to spread at unprecedented rates, with 57 deaths and more than 680 cases. The latest figures are from October 12. An estimated 329 of these cases, and 25 deaths were in the capital, Antananarivo. The cases, reported by both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Bureau for Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC) in Madagascar, include probable and suspected cases as well those that...

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    By Meera Senthilingam CNN  (CNN) -- The plague outbreak in Madagascar is continuing to spread at unprecedented rates, with 57 deaths and more than 680 cases. The latest figures are from October 12. An estimated 329 of these cases, and 25 deaths were in the capital, Antananarivo. The cases, reported by both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Bureau for Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC) in Madagascar, include probable and suspected cases as well those that...

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  • Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on users

    Google admits its new smart speaker was eavesdropping on users

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-10-17 02:08:18 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)
    By Samuel Burke  LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco. Following the event, it sent members of the press home with a review unit of the Google Home Mini, expected to launch on October 19. Android Police tech blogger and founder Artem Russakovskii was th...More >
    By Samuel Burke  LONDON (CNNMoney) -- A major flaw has been detected in the newly-unveiled Google Home Mini speaker that allows it to secretly record conversations without users knowing. Last week, Google showed off its next-generation smart speakers at an event in San Francisco. Following the event, it sent members of the press home with a review unit of the Google Home Mini, expected to launch on October 19. Android Police tech blogger and founder Artem Russakovskii was th...More >
  • North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

    North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:46:30 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."

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    North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."

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  • US Sen. John McCain receives Liberty Medal from Joe Biden

    US Sen. John McCain receives Liberty Medal from Joe Biden

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:46:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    U.S. Sen. John McCain is this year's recipient of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal.

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    U.S. Sen. John McCain is this year's recipient of the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal.

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  • First US airstrike targeting ISIS in Yemen kills dozens

    First US airstrike targeting ISIS in Yemen kills dozens

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:46:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed) Houthi Shiite fighters stand guard during a rally to mark the third anniversary of the Houthis' takeover of the Yemeni capital, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed) Houthi Shiite fighters stand guard during a rally to mark the third anniversary of the Houthis' takeover of the Yemeni capital, in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017.
    By Barbara Starr and Zachary Cohen CNN  WASHINGTON (CNN) -- US forces conducted airstrikes against two ISIS training camps in Yemen on Monday, killing dozens of ISIS fighters and "disrupting the organization's attempts to train new fighters," according to a statement released by the Pentagon. A US defense official told CNN this is the first US strike specifically targeting ISIS in Yemen. Two camps, containing an estimated 50 fighters, were targeted. Gen. Joseph Votel...More >
    By Barbara Starr and Zachary Cohen CNN  WASHINGTON (CNN) -- US forces conducted airstrikes against two ISIS training camps in Yemen on Monday, killing dozens of ISIS fighters and "disrupting the organization's attempts to train new fighters," according to a statement released by the Pentagon. A US defense official told CNN this is the first US strike specifically targeting ISIS in Yemen. Two camps, containing an estimated 50 fighters, were targeted. Gen. Joseph Votel...More >
  • 'Very unusual' mistrial in trial in woman's burning death

    'Very unusual' mistrial in trial in woman's burning death

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:24:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, Pool)(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, Pool)

    A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a Mississippi teenager who was burned to death. 

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    A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a Mississippi teenager who was burned to death. 

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  • Chief deputy US marshal engaged in sexual activity on government property, report finds

    Chief deputy US marshal engaged in sexual activity on government property, report finds

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:47:09 GMT
    (AP/Meredith Image)(AP/Meredith Image)

    A chief deputy US marshal was caught "engaging in sexual activity with numerous different women within government space," according to findings from a Justice Department inspector general investigation published Monday.

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    A chief deputy US marshal was caught "engaging in sexual activity with numerous different women within government space," according to findings from a Justice Department inspector general investigation published Monday.

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  • Florida Republican candidate in hot spot: Aliens took me aboard their ship at age 7

    Monday, October 16 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:11:31 GMT
    (Source: Twitter)(Source: Twitter)

    A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then.

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    A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then.

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  • Warrant: Atlanta woman put toddlers in oven, turned it on

    Warrant: Atlanta woman put toddlers in oven, turned it on

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:47:15 GMT
    (Source: Atlanta Police Department)(Source: Atlanta Police Department)

    Wearing dark sunglasses to hide her tears, Brenda Williams is saddened, but not surprised that her daughter is now charged with murder.

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    Wearing dark sunglasses to hide her tears, Brenda Williams is saddened, but not surprised that her daughter is now charged with murder.

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  • Cool! Google Photos can now identify your pets

    Cool! Google Photos can now identify your pets

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:36:44 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Your furry friends are finally getting acknowledgment that they're not just an important part of the family -- they're also an essential part of your photo library. 

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    Your furry friends are finally getting acknowledgment that they're not just an important part of the family -- they're also an essential part of your photo library. 

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  • Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

    Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:33:06 GMT
    (AP File Photo)(AP File Photo)

    Here are some other issues raised by Kaepernick's grievance.

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    Here are some other issues raised by Kaepernick's grievance.

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  • Supreme Court backs push to remove Ten Commandments monument

    Supreme Court backs push to remove Ten Commandments monument

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:28:06 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a lower court that ordered a New Mexico city to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the lawn outside City Hall. 

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    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a lower court that ordered a New Mexico city to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the lawn outside City Hall. 

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  • Here's why sugary drink sales are plummeting

    Here's why sugary drink sales are plummeting

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:21:26 GMT
    (Meredith Image)(Meredith Image)

    From Colombia to South Africa, France to India, governments around the globe are exploring whether taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages might curb obesity rates. 

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    From Colombia to South Africa, France to India, governments around the globe are exploring whether taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages might curb obesity rates. 

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  • PETA places ad with nude Alicia Silverstone in downtown Portland

    PETA places ad with nude Alicia Silverstone in downtown Portland

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:52:55 GMT
    (Source: KPTV)(Source: KPTV)

    The well-known animal rights group PETA is running a new billboard in downtown Portland that is turning heads with its image of a nude celebrity. 

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    The well-known animal rights group PETA is running a new billboard in downtown Portland that is turning heads with its image of a nude celebrity. 

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  • Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty

    Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:14:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

    The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run.

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    The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run.

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  • Fact-checking fake news on Facebook works - just too slowly

    Fact-checking fake news on Facebook works - just too slowly

    Monday, October 16 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-10-16 22:09:09 GMT
    (Meredith Image)(Meredith Image)

    Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect — although that finding comes with a major caveat. 

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    Facebook's effort to limit the spread of fake news using outside fact-checkers appears to be having an effect — although that finding comes with a major caveat. 

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  • Netflix to spend up to $8 billion on programming next year

    Netflix to spend up to $8 billion on programming next year

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:40:39 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Netflix and chill doesn't come cheap. The company said Monday that it will spend as much as $8 billion on shows and movies in 2018, up from $6 billion earmarked for content this year. 

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    Netflix and chill doesn't come cheap. The company said Monday that it will spend as much as $8 billion on shows and movies in 2018, up from $6 billion earmarked for content this year. 

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  • WATCH: Tennessee woman training to run marathon in high heels

    WATCH: Tennessee woman training to run marathon in high heels

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:34:36 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    For most people, just finishing a marathon is an accomplishment, but for one retired ballroom dancer, that's not enough. She plans to run one wearing high heels.

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    For most people, just finishing a marathon is an accomplishment, but for one retired ballroom dancer, that's not enough. She plans to run one wearing high heels.

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  • After watching a 130-million-year-old cosmic collision, scientists find the origin of gold

    After watching a 130-million-year-old cosmic collision, scientists find the origin of gold

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:32:01 GMT
    Vicky Kalogera, a gravitational-wave astrophysicist at Northwestern University who contributed to the historic detections of gravitational waves, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Vicky Kalogera, a gravitational-wave astrophysicist at Northwestern University who contributed to the historic detections of gravitational waves, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created.

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    It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the cosmos, including how gold was created.

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  • One in nine American men has oral HPV, study finds

    One in nine American men has oral HPV, study finds

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:29:41 GMT
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    About one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.

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    About one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.

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  • Halloween retailer pulls Anne Frank costume amid complaints

    Halloween retailer pulls Anne Frank costume amid complaints

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:16:45 GMT
    (Source: Twitter)(Source: Twitter)

    An online retailer has pulled a costume from its website that depicted Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Screenshots of the costume for sale at HalloweenCostumes.com posted to social media show a smiling girl wearing World War II-era clothing and a beret. 

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    An online retailer has pulled a costume from its website that depicted Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Screenshots of the costume for sale at HalloweenCostumes.com posted to social media show a smiling girl wearing World War II-era clothing and a beret. 

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