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Life on the streets: Where faith, violence collide

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:01:33 GMT

It was the second time in three days that Willa Jones had heard gunshots. The first ones had taken her brother's life.(image)


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The Goose: Living in a murder capital

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:13:39 GMT

La'Marque Victor grew up in the Goose, one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in New Orleans. Now, he's trying to get out for his kids.(image)


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Gangs, opioids fueling New Orleans shootings

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:01:13 GMT

It was just a few of weeks after he turned 21 that Zachary Nelson told his family he needed to get out of New Orleans.(image)


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Baby killer whale, the last to be born at SeaWorld, dies

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:42:46 GMT

A three-month old killer whale, the last to be born in captivity at SeaWorld, died Monday after serious health problems, including what's likely to be pneumonia, according to the park.(image)


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Woman slapped police car before she was shot, report says

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:37:35 GMT

In an interview with investigators last week, one of the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Justine Ruszczyk said he was startled by a "loud sound" near the squad car.(image)


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Brain disease found in 99% of studied deceased NFL players

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:57:29 GMT

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 110 brains of 111 deceased former NFL players that were donated to Boston University's CTE Research Center, according to a study released Tuesday by JAMA.(image)


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After brain cancer diagnosis, McCain speaks out on Senate floor

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:55:24 GMT

Sen. John McCain appeared lively and impassioned upon his return to Washington on Tuesday, less than two weeks after surgeons removed a large blood clot from his brain and diagnosed him with brain cancer.(image)


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Station cancels event with famous atheist

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:02:00 GMT

A public radio station in Berkeley, California, canceled a fundraiser and discussion with Richard Dawkins, the scientist, author and avowed atheist, calling his comments on Islam "abusive speech."(image)


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Treatment zeroes HIV transmission risk

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:56:11 GMT

The evidence is in and the message is clear: When someone is HIV positive, adherence to antiretroviral drugs can pretty much zero their chance of spreading the infection to others during sex.(image)


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Opinion: Rexit? Don't quit yet, Secretary Tillerson

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:58:30 GMT

However stacked the deck may be against Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, now is not the time to fold, write Aaron David Miller and Richard Sokolsky.(image)


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Coast Guard gives notice: Missile launch expected in Alaska

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:12:26 GMT

A missile launch from a Kodiak, Alaska, facility is expected this weekend, according to the US Coast Guard.(image)


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Opinion: Trump's missed opportunity to be a role model for Scouts

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:58:14 GMT

After Trump's disappointing speech at the National Boy Scout Jamboree, the Boy Scouts of America should distance itself from many of the president's statements, writes Mark Hertling(image)


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Can nudity crack Hollywood's double standard?

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:55:01 GMT

"Insecure" and "Girls Trip" both have diverse writers' that call out female institutional barriers like nudity, writes RaVal Davis.(image)


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Is this the world's best whiskey?

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:57:27 GMT

When WhistlePig's Boss Hog IV "The Black Prince" rye whiskey won "best in show" at the prestigious 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, it dominated a field of whiskeys from around the globe.(image)


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Rich or poor? Your face might give it away

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:33:12 GMT

Throughout the late 1960s and 1970s, the English artist David Hockney painted a series of "double portraits," two subjects depicted side by side -- of the fashion designer Ossie Clark with the textile designer Celia Birtwell; of the author Christopher Isherwood with the artist Don Bachardy; and one of his own mother and father, among others.(image)


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Senate advances health care bill

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:52:54 GMT

Senate Republicans voted to advance to floor debate on their efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.(image)


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The most cringe-worthy lines from Trump's Boy Scouts speech

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:16:21 GMT

On Monday night, President Donald Trump jetted to West Virginia to address the annual Boy Scout Jamboree. And oh what a speech it was!(image)


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Manafort subpoenaed by judiciary panel

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 04:04:02 GMT

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort met behind closed doors Tuesday morning with the Senate intelligence committee, Manafort's spokesman Jason Maloni told CNN, as a separate Senate committee announced it has subpoenaed the former Trump aide.(image)


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Uber addresses drivers' concerns with key changes

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:02:44 GMT

Uber is continuing its push to get into the good graces of its drivers with new perks and changes to make the company more attractive.(image)


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