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Judge declines to reduce man's bond so he can get mental health help in sons' drownings

9 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A judge declined to reduce a man's bond until he addressed his grief and mental health issues from his two sons drowning earlier this year in the Kankakee River. Eric Patillo...
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Wisconsin Democrat Barnes: '09 lingerie party was ‘immature'

31 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Mandela Barnes was tagged as the co-host of a lingerie party in 2009 when he was 22, extending an online...
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Canada ban on asbestos takes effect but mining residues are exempt

31 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Canada's ban on the import, sale and use of asbestos will not prevent companies in Quebec from sifting through the waste left over from decades of mining asbestos to...
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What to know about acute flaccid myelitis, the polio-like illness that's affecting children

31 minutes ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Five children in Maryland have contracted symptoms of an illness similar to polio this fall, according to state health officials. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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Growing number of Republicans sounding a lot like Democrats ahead of elections

37 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

GOP candidates are co-opting the Democrats' message on health care, teacher pay, and MeToo in the final stretch to next month's midterms.
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Ex-Rep. Tom Price donates thousands to aid Georgia GOP allies 

52 minutes ago   |   AJC

A donor caught our eye as we skimmed through U.S. Rep. Karen Handel's latest campaign finance filings this week: one Thomas Edmunds Price. A political action committee linked...
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1,495 Americans Describe the Financial Reality of Being Really Sick

53 minutes ago   |   NY Times

“Do you pay the hospital bill or do you pay the utility bill?” Don't count on your health insurance for serious illnesses, a new survey warns.
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Virginia lawmaker settles suit, seeks mental health reform

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune


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GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

In ads and speeches, Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is pounding Missouri voters with a single message: Her Republican challenger wants to end health insurance...
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared an umbrella in the rain, and the photos will melt your heart

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared an umbrella in the rain, and the photos will melt your heart

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engaged in some PDA on the second day of their ongoing royal tour. On Wednesday, the duke and duchess attended a community picnic at Victoria...
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Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab...

Pakistan Executes 'Serial Killer' Who Raped And Murdered 7-Year-Old Zainab Ansari

Zainab's death triggered rioting in Pakistan and was reported throughout the world. Her murderer, Mohammad Imran, was reportedly hanged in the presence of Zainab's father. Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday... Read more ...

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system. Read more ...

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Read more ...

Shad Khan drops bid to buy Wembley Stadium amid opposition

Shad Khan drops bid to buy Wembley Stadium amid opposition

LONDON - The English Football Association has dropped its plans to sell Wembley Stadium after American sports magnate Shad Khan withdrew his offer amid opposition. Read more ...

20 lottery winners who lost every penny

20 lottery winners who lost every penny

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record high $868 million after nobody won on Tuesday. While it may be tempting, buying a lottery ticket is almost certainly not worth... Read more ...

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The Buffalo Bills are turning to newly signed veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to fill in for injured rookie starter Josh Allen. Read more ...

Musk to buy $20 million worth of Tesla stock

Musk to buy $20 million worth of Tesla stock

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk will purchase company stock worth $20 million in the next open trading session, the electric carmaker said in a filing on Wednesday. The... Read more ...