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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

The Latest: Neighbor says man shot by cop didn't…

A man who saw Oklahoma City police officers open fire on his deaf neighbor says the neighbor was developmentally disabled and also didn't speak

University of Oklahoma President David Boren to…

University of Oklahoma President David Boren, a former Democratic governor and U.S. senator, says he will resign as head of the state's flagship university at the end of the current school year

Court asked to dismiss cases tied to former drug…

A petition submitted to Massachusetts' highest court seeks the dismissal of every case connected to a convicted former state chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she went to work at a state drug lab

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Milan Fashion Week: Gucci extends news cycle with…

Green has been declared the color of Milan Fashion Week, with the fashion chamber promoting sustainability in the trend-driven world of ready-to-wear.

Michigan sued after gay couples are rejected for adoption

The American Civil Liberties Union says Michigan is illegally allowing faith-based groups to reject gay couples who want to adopt kids or become foster parents

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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WaPo: Facebook’s openness is questioned by…

Another issue: some information, including details about ads bought by a Kremlin-linked company, has been shared with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, but not with congressional investigators.

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!

Sen. Graham implores colleague to vote for GOP…

Sen. Lindsey Graham, co-author of GOP 'Obamacare' repeal bill, implores colleague to back the legislation 'with all its imperfections.'

Florida suspends license of nursing home over Irma deaths

Florida officials have suspended the license of a nursing home that had nine patients die after Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning

Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has made landfall near Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday, and it is about 35 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour (250 km per hour). Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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

The Latest: Witness: Man said blogger deserved…

A criminal defendant has testified that his co-defendant told him that a conservative blogger deserved to be beheaded because she insulted Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammed cartoon contest

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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.

Apple says its new watch has cellular…

Apple is confirming that the new Series 3 Watch has problems connecting to a cellular network