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November 20, 2017 - 6:27 pm
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- One bride moved her wedding up five months so her father, who's battling leukemia, could walk her down the aisle. Vieneese Stanton surprised her stepfather Preston Rolan, who has raised her since she was 3 years old, with a wedding last Thursday inside UCSF Medical Center in San...
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November 20, 2017 - 5:10 pm
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Authorities in western Minnesota are investigating the apparently accidental shooting of a 3-year-old girl by a 5-year-old boy. According to Lieutenant Keith Van Dyke of the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department, the boy wounded the girl with a .22-caliber rifle. She is now in...
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November 20, 2017 - 8:38 am
(NEW YORK) -- Gathering around the table to give thanks this Thanksgiving is something that can add years to your life, research shows. “The grateful mind reaps massive advantages in life,” Dr. Robert Emmons, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis and the founder a...
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November 19, 2017 - 10:27 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Before chowing down on Thanksgiving, you might want to save some room for extra veggies on your plate. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds only one in 10 adults get enough fruits or vegetables. Federal guidelines recommend at least one and a half...
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November 18, 2017 - 4:48 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson revealed on Friday his battle with Parkinson's disease. In a letter to supporters, Jackson, 76, said he found it "increasingly difficult to perform routine tasks," a change the civil rights activist said he and his family began to notice about three years ago. "...
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November 17, 2017 - 7:46 am
(NEW YORK) -- Owning a dog is associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death, according to a comprehensive new study published by a team of Swedish researchers on Friday in the journal Scientific Reports. The scientists followed 3.4 million people over the course of...
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(Things of My Very Own) Things of My Very Own, an organization in Schenectady, N.Y. that helps kids in crisis, shared the Christmas wishes of some of the children they work with.
November 16, 2017 - 3:58 pm
(NEW YORK) -- There's nothing like a little perspective to make a person realize how lucky they are. While many are clamoring for the iPhone X this holiday season, some kids in this country are in need of the basics, like food. Rayn Boncie, founder of Things of My Very Own, an organization that...
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