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November 28, 2017 - 10:27 am
(NEW YORK) -- Air travellers might have trouble lighting up before taking off. That's because a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds 46% of the world's busiest airports - from Seoul to San Francisco - now ban smoking indoors. The report surveyed the 50 most...
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November 27, 2017 - 9:11 pm
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Mikayla Holmgren made history on Sunday as the first young woman with Down syndrome to compete in a Miss USA state pageant. The 22-year-old didn't need to win the crown in order to be recognized with special awards as she brought home the spirit of Miss USA award and the director’s...
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November 27, 2017 - 5:28 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Victims of bullying appear to be much more likely to bring a weapon to school, according to a new study published on Monday in the journal Pediatrics . Authors of the study used Centers for Disease Control data from more than 15,000 students and found that 20 percent of high schoolers...
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November 25, 2017 - 2:04 pm
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A man who had been spearfishing in the waters off the California coast was bitten by a shark, officials said. Hearing the call for help from emergency dispatchers Friday afternoon, two off-duty Monterey County deputies, who were fishing at Stillwater Cove, south of San Francisco...
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November 23, 2017 - 4:26 pm
(HERVEY BAY, Australia) -- A seriously ill Australian woman's wish to see the ocean came true when the ambulance transporting her to the hospital took a detour to allow her to look out upon the water at least one more time. The moment was captured in a photograph and shared on Facebook by the...
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November 23, 2017 - 1:57 pm
(MICHIGAN CITY, Ind.) -- A routine traffic stop turned into the opportunity to save a life for an Indiana sheriff's deputy Tuesday morning. La Porte County Deputy Austin Wells pulled a driver over near Michigan City Tuesday morning for speeding when he realized the woman was choking, ABC station...
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November 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm
(CHICAGO) -- Chicagoans looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of the windy city now have an on-demand nap studio where they can go for a snooze. Peace Power Napping, located across from Millennium Park, launched Nov. 20 and offers midday power naps through their app-based booking program...
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November 23, 2017 - 10:20 am
(NEW YORK) -- Perhaps the most daunting thing about Thanksgiving is not navigating the travel, the traffic or the mountains of food, but rather navigating the dinner conversation while keeping the peace. "Remember that you can endure just about anything for one day, and that includes uncomfortable...
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November 23, 2017 - 3:37 am
(NEW YORK) -- A Georgia toddler received a successful kidney transplant on Wednesday, about one month after a hospital postponed his original operation when his father -- a perfect donor match -- violated his probation. A.J. Burgess, 2, received the transplant from a deceased donor Wednesday...
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