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Youth football linked to serious brain and…

A new study out of Boston University School of Medicine shows that children playing tackle football before age 12 may result in long-term neurobehavioral problems

Sinkhole swallows part of central Florida home

Family made it out of the house safely

Defense: Man on trial in beheading plot was…

A prosecutor and defense attorney have painted starkly different pictures of a Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead a conservative blogger who angered Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

Marshals official says man offered to make plea…

U.S. Marshals inspector testifies that a man he interviewed about a missing Tennessee woman said he would plead to charges in the case, a year before another man was charged with her kidnapping and slaying

Man's path from Eagle Scout to alleged killer…

Relatives of a 23-year-old white man accused of gunning down two black men say they are baffled by his path from Eagle Scout to murder suspect

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UN voices new approach to solve Libyan crisis, bring peace

The United Nations has proposed a new approach to solve the Libyan crisis, by amending a current political agreement, holding a constitutional referendum and general elections

Girl, 5, is thrown from SUV, killed in fiery highway crash

A tractor-trailer has slammed into an SUV that was disabled on a New Jersey highway, ejecting a 5-year-old girl and killing her and causing a massive fire

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor brings security cam to your…

Nest expands its home security offerings with a new security camera. Features include facial recognition tech, "SuperSight' and two-way talk.

'This has become a symbol of loss'

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from the school in Mexico City where at least 20 children have died.

The New York Times - Hurricane Maria Makes…

From The New York Times: Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm early Wednesday. Hours before, it had crossed the United States Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm, and tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica.By: By CHRIS CIRILLO, NATALIA V. OSIPOVA, SARAH STEIN KERR and BARBARA MARCOLINI. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2jFOBZs

How the New Republican Health Bill Fails 'The…

Republicans are staging a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, yet their latest bill fails the “Jimmy Kimmel test,” the comedian said on his show last night.

Former Homeland secy.: It was a balanced speech

Fmr. Homeland Security Secy. Michael Chertoff discusses the president's UN speech, North Korea and Hurricane Maria and FEMA response.

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AP: Trump received a crash course before UNGA

Ahead of the speech, the Associated Press is reporting that the President's top cabinet members felt like they had to give the President a crash course on "American Power 101.”

Confederate Monuments Become Flashpoint At…

Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam squared off over how to handle confederate monuments during the Virginia Governor’s Debate, moderated by Chuck Todd with NBC Washington.

Rare 'Harry Potter' Book Sets World Record At…

"The Boy Who Lived" still knows how to make money, with a rare book selling for record breaking amount at auction this week. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) shares the winning bid!

Obama: GOP's efforts to repeal health care 'aggravating'

Former President Barack Obama says repeated efforts by Republicans to repeal the health care law he championed is "aggravating" and he urges people not to be discouraged as they work on pressing global issues

Kansas shooting suspect owes almost $200K in…

Records show a man suspected in the shooting of a Kansas Department of Revenue employee at the agency's Wichita office is under investigation by the agency and owes nearly $200,000 in sales taxes

Trump teases media on Iran deal decision

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he has made a decision on whether or not to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, but he declined to say what it was. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Pennsylvania system glitch let non-citizens register to vote

A local election official says some people in the U.S. legally but not citizens were mistakenly allowed to register to vote in Philadelphia because of a glitch in Pennsylvania's electronic driver's licensing system

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Hiring Discrimination For Black People Is As Bad…

A new meta-analysis took an inventory of hiring discrimination studies going back 28 years to find, statistically speaking, not much has changed.

Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg says the company is tightening its policies and tools that let businesses target advertisements to its 2 billion users