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  • Legionnaire's Disease: NYC Outbreak Leaves 7 Dead, Michigan Woman Also Dead

    Health officials said the Legionnaire’s disease outbreak in New York City that led to 86 people infected and 7 deaths has likely already reached its peak and that cases will likely decline in the upcoming weeks. While health officials hope the outbreak is dwindling, the large number of those…

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  • Pals' Love of Vintage Shorts Becomes Online Success

    Chubbies began with four Stanford graduates in San Francisco, California, who loved wearing vintage shorts and wanted to start their own business. In 2011, the friends -- Kyle Hency, Preston Rutherford, Tom Montgomery and Rainer Castillo -- ditched their jobs, packed up 20 pairs of shorts that…

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  • Aurora Shooting Trial: Jury Allows Death Penalty as Possible Punishment

    A jury has decided in the Aurora massacre trial that the death penalty will remain an option for James Holmes. This afternoon it was announced that the jury has decided that mitigating factors do not outweigh the aggravating factors for the 12 people who were murdered, meaning that the death…

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  • Boston Yeti: How It Spends the Summer and the 'Foolproof' Way to Survive a Hot Summer

    Remember the Boston yeti?In January, the anonymous "creature" was first spotted roaming the empty, snow-covered roads of Somerville, Massachusetts, during a blizzard.The yeti then quickly become a social media sensation by bringing joy to Bostonians during the harsh cold, all while still hiding its…

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  • Hitchhiking Robot hitchBOT's Journey Cut Short in Philadelphia

    A Canadian robot hitchhiking across the United States had its journey cut short in Philadelphia after its arms were ripped off and it was left on the ground. Created as a social experiment by Canadian researchers, the robot had previously hitchhiked across Canada and parts of Europe with its…

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  • Here’s Why The 2016 Republican Presidential Primary Could Make History

    The 2016 Republican primary is on course to become the most crowded in modern presidential history. The GOP now has 17 major contenders for the nomination -- former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore announced on Wednesday -- breaking the record previously held by the 16 candidates who sought the…

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  • Special Forces Soldier Paralyzed After Trying to Save a Drowning Girl

    A heroic act to save a drowning girl last Saturday left a Special Forces soldier paralyzed. Sgt. First Class Tim Brumit was responding to screams that a girl was drowning in the waters of Crab Island in Destin, Florida, amid a storm. A member of the 7th Special Forces group who had been deployed…

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  • NYC Doctor, Who Survived Ebola, Says Experimental Vaccine Could Be 'A Way Forward'

    A New York City doctor, who made headlines after he was diagnosed with Ebola, said he hoped an experimental vaccine could be “a way forward” for a region decimated by the deadly virus. Craig Spencer, an emergency room physician at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, made…

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  • What August Means for the Iran Deal (And Democrats)

    For weeks, President Obama has had the ear of Democrats on the Iran nuclear agreement, meeting with members one-on-one and dispatching his advisers to hearings and briefings on Capitol Hill. But with members leaving town until September, the administration is losing its greatest asset in the…

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  • Hillary Clinton Emails: 1,300 Messages From Private Account Released

    The State Department released a third batch of highly sought after emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's controversial private email account today. Posted on the State Department's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) website, the collection includes just over 1,300 emails all dated…

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  • Photographer Searches for Owner of Stunning Vintage Photos Found at a Thrift Shop

    It’s no secret that you can find hidden gems in thrift shops. Meagan Abell, 24, was searching through boxes of vintage photographs when she found four transparency strips in a Richmond, Virginia, thrift shop and now she’s using social media to unravel the mystery behind them.

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  • Shutdown Showdown Over Planned Parenthood Possible, Members of Congress Say

    Could a debate over Planned Parenthood funding shut down the government? Many have been warning that they will hold up measures to fund the government past October if the legislation contains any taxpayer dollars for Planned Parenthood, which became the center of debate again after videos surfaced…

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  • Hillary Clinton Challenges Jeb Bush On His Home Turf

    Without mentioning Bush by name, Clinton sunk her teeth into a phrase that has become synonymous with the Bush campaign. “This city has become a home and a refuge to thousands and thousands of Castro’s victims.

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  • GOP Candidates Smash Cellphones and Wield Chainsaws To Make First Debate

    Cell phones, chainsaws and "cancer": Some Republican candidates are pulling out all the stops in an effort to make the cut for the first presidential debate just one week from today. Fox News says that the top 10 candidates in an average of the five most recent national polls will get into the…

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  • Body Cameras: Experts Weigh In on How They Affect Police Officers

    Body camera footage made headlines again this week after Officer Ray Tensing was indicited for murder after he allegedly shot a man in the head during a traffic stop. Michael Broder, a therapist who worked with the Philadelphia police department for five years providing psychological counseling,…

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  • Canary in Coal Mine: Trouble Ahead for Poll Leaders Trump and Clinton

    The two presidential candidates rated as least favorable, most untrustworthy, and least likely to care about the needs and problems of regular folks are Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and they are leading their respective party primaries. Understanding that this is only one national poll and…

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  • Sales of Body Camera Type Worn by Cop Indicted for Death of Samuel DuBose on the Rise

    The type of body camera worn by the Cincinnati police officer accused of murder is seeing robust sales, according to the company, which released its earnings report today. Officer Ray Tensing was arraigned today for the murder of Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop on July 19. Tensing's body…

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