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U.S. Restores Some Aid to El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala

34 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El...
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ThriveNYC lacks initiative to prevent recidivism among mentally ill

ThriveNYC lacks initiative to prevent recidivism among mentally ill

58 minutes ago   |   New York Post

A staggering 48% of Big Apple inmates with mental illness end up back in jail within a year of their release - yet the city's $250 million-a-year mental health program...
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Report: One in 7 children in state live in poverty

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

One in seven of the state's children live in poverty and almost a third come from families that struggle to afford housing, according to an annual report on children's...
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Facebook posts better at predicting diabetes, mental health than demographic info

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Analyzing language shows that identifying certain groups of words significantly improves upon predicting some medical conditions in patients.
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Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

“Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative breathing - wellness...
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Farm-like indoor microbiota may protect children from asthma also in urban homes

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A child's risk of developing asthma is the lower the more the microbiota of the child's home resembles that of a farm house. This was shown by a study conducted by the Finnish...
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Maryland to screen newborns for more rare, inherited disorders

2 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Newborns in Maryland will now be screened for four more conditions, bringing the total to 61, in an effort to begin treatment earlier for the rare, inherited disorders. The...
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The Latest: Health authorities threaten US Steel shutdown

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant :
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Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method

3 hours ago   |   Wired

The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new technique.
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The 10 wildest things fans have done for celebrities, according to celebrities

The 10 wildest things fans have done for celebrities, according to celebrities

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

It's normal for celebrities to have passionate fans. But it's not normal for those fans to send them a severed ear or breast implant. Here are 10 stories of the wildest things...
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2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

TORONTO - Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Because the Supreme Court dismissed the challenge on standing grounds, justices did not rule if the maps constitute an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...