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    Police: Nebraska Girl Gives Birth Alone, Throws Baby Out 2nd-Story Window

    OMAHA, Neb. — Police in Omaha are investigating the death of an infant who was allegedly thrown from a second-story window after the 16-year-old mother delivered the baby alone in her bedroom. Nichole Manna of the Lincoln Journal Star tweeted a press release from the Omaha Police Department, which states officers were dispatched to an apartment complex in Omaha around 4 a.m. Friday. Paramedics arrived on scene to find an adult woman giving CPR to an infant in the parking lot […]

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    Rare Shadowy Phenomenon Known As “Black Moon” To Appear Friday

    On Friday a relatively rare lunar event will take place – a shadowy phenomenon known as the “black moon.” Yes, it sounds apocalyptic, but a “black moon” is nothing bad. And while it will rise above the Western Hemisphere, there won’t really be anything to see. What is it? A “black moon” is simply a spooky nickname for the second new moon to fall in a calendar month. A “black moon” occurs about once every 32 months. While a full […]

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    Study Shows Riding Roller Coasters Can Help Pass Kidney Stones

    When you’re trying to pass a kidney stone, you’re probably not thinking, in your cloud of agony, “Darn it! I should have ridden a roller coaster.” And yet a new study suggests doing just that. According to research published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, the bump and jolt of a roller coaster may actually help bump and jolt small kidney stones right through your system. Dr. David Wartinger is one of the researchers who led the study, […]

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    New Research Offers Clues To Cause Of Crohn’s Disease

    There may be some good news for the 700,000 Americans who suffer from Crohn’s disease – a debilitating condition of chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. New research from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine offers clues into the cause of the disease, which experts say could someday lead to new treatments and perhaps ultimately a cure. People with Crohn’s disease experience symptoms of severe abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, weight loss, and fatigue. There is currently no cure […]

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    Breathalyzer Tests Dismissed As Evidence In Oklahoma DUI Cases

    OKLAHOMA (KFSM)- On Monday (Sept. 26) the Oklahoma Supreme Court refused to hear the case of Eric Sample vs. State of Oklahoma and Department of Public Safety. The refusal comes because of the breathalyzer device that is used statewide. “In November of 2015, the Sample vs. Oklahoma case was heard by the Civil Court of Appeals,” Poteau Assistant Chief of Police Greg Russell said. “The state of Oklahoma was appealing the trial court decision that Samples’ drivers license revocation be […]

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    FDA Approves First “Artificial Pancreas” For Type 1 Diabetes

    (CBS) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first automated insulin delivery system — a so-called “artificial pancreas” — for people with type 1 diabetes. “This first-of-its-kind technology can provide people with type 1 diabetes greater freedom to live their lives without having to consistently and manually monitor baseline glucose levels and administer insulin,” Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said in an agency news release. The device — […]

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    If You Own A Front-Loading Washer, You May Be Owed Money

    Consumers who have noticed foul odors or a slimy mold coming from their front-loading washing machine may be eligible for a cash rebate. The reimbursement is the result of several class action lawsuits against Whirlpool and Sears over complaints that the washing machines weren’t cleaning themselves, allowing mold and mildew to build up, ruining laundry. The settlement covers Whirlpool, Kenmore or Maytag front-loading washing machines manufactured between 2001 and 2010. Whether it was bought, gifted or otherwise acquired, owners are […]

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    Debate Breaks Record As Most-Watched In U.S. History

    (CNN) — Monday night was the most-watched debate in American history. More than 80 million people tuned in to see Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off, setting a new record in the sixty year history of televised presidential debates. The final numbers are still being tallied by Nielsen. But the debate averaged a total of 80.9 million viewers across 12 of the channels that carried it live. Nielsen traditionally measures viewers who watch via traditional TV at home. That […]

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    Campaign 2016: Five Things To Watch In Monday Night’s Showdown

    NEW YORK (CBS News) — The stage is set for a dramatic showdown at Hofstra University in New York Monday night (Sept. 26) when Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off in the first presidential debate of the general election. The three presidential debates (Monday; Sunday, Oct. 9; and Wednesday, Oct. 19) are the candidates’ highest-profile chance to change the narrative of the campaign—and with polls tightening between Clinton and Trump, the stakes for Monday’s debate couldn’t be higher. In 2012, more […]

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    Miami Marlins Star Pitcher Jose Fernandez Killed In Boating Accident

    (CNN) — Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández, one of baseball’s brightest stars, was killed early Sunday in a boating accident, Florida authorities said. Fernández, who was 24, and two other men were found dead after their 32-foot boat was discovered crashed at the entrance of Miami Harbor, said Fish and Wildlife Commission public information officer Lorenzo Veloz. Coast Guard personnel out on patrol noticed the vessel upside down on the north end of a rocky jetty shortly after 3:15 a.m., […]

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    Elementary School Students Hospitalized After Girl Brings Pot-Laced Brownies From Home

    SALT LAKE CITY — Several children at a Salt Lake City elementary school were sent to a hospital Thursday after they ate marijuana-laced brownies that another student brought to the playground. According to a letter from the Salt Lake City School District, a student at Lincoln Elementary school brought the brownies to the playground before school and sold or shared several of them with sixth-grade students, according to KSTU. Lincoln Elementary has kindergarten through sixth grade. Det. Wilking of the […]

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    Mom’s ‘Excuse Note’ For Her Tardy Daughter Goes Viral

    CLARKSBURG, Calif. — A California teen running late for school must have been thrilled when her mother agreed to write an excuse note — until she read it. The note has been shared tens of thousands of times on Facebook, likely by applauding parents everywhere who know just how hard it is to get their children to school every morning. Nicole Poppic wrote in the caption of the post, “This is what happens when you are tardy as a result […]