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Plastic in your poop? Scientists find plastic bits in human stools, but others call for more research

15 minutes ago   |   ABC

Scientists say they've found bits of plastic in human feces, but others are calling for further research before drawing any conclusions.
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Consensual Hugs Seem To Reduce Stress

17 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

People who had a conflict in a given day but also got hugged were not as affected by the negative interaction as were their unhugged counterparts.
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Yale graduate sues university for removing her over her depression

2 hours ago   |   ABC

A Yale University graduate is suing her former school, claiming she was removed from campus because she sought counseling for depression.
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The week ahead: Brexit on the mind

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Brexit will be closely watched as UK prime minister, Theresa May, fights not just for her EU divorce deal, but also for her political life, while the U.S. could be thankful...
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Honey pacifiers linked to 4 infant botulism cases: Texas health officials

3 hours ago   |   ABC

The FDA said it is working to identify retailers selling honey pacifiers in the United States to ask them to discontinue sales.
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Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving

4 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. That's according to health officials who've been monitoring the year-old...
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Top spending Massachusetts PACs linked with labor unions

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

BOSTON - Eight of the top ten Massachusetts political action committees that spent thousands in the months leading up to Election Day were representing the interests of labor...
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Broncos reportedly believe Gary Kubiak will consider offensive coordinator opportunities

6 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Gary Kubiak has worked in the Broncos personnel department since stepping down as their head coach after the 2016 season due to health issues, but he may be changing jobs this...
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DRC suspends efforts to fight Ebola in Beni after deadly violence

6 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Health ministry condemns violence in eastern city, says the outbreak 'remains dangerous'.
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Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving

6 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. That's according to health officials who've been monitoring the...
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Florida Democrat Bill Nelson ends US Senate reelection bid, concedes to Gov...

Florida Democrat Bill Nelson ends US Senate reelection bid, concedes to Gov. Rick Scott

Florida Senator Bill Nelson ended his reelection bid, the New York Times reported Sunday, conceding the race to his Republican rival Governor Rick Scott. The Nelson-Scott... Read more ...

NFL scores: Week 11 live updates, highlights

NFL scores: Week 11 live updates, highlights

Week 11 of the 2018 NFL season continues Sunday with another full slate of games. Follow along for scores and stats from around the NFL, plus highlights and notable injury updates. Read more ...

Alex Smith suffered a gruesome injury that reminded many of Joe Theisman's...

Alex Smith suffered a gruesome injury that reminded many of Joe Theisman's infamous broken leg

Alex Smith suffered a gruesome leg injury in the third quarter of the Redskins game against the Texans. The injury immediately brought up memories of Joe Thiesman's infamous... Read more ...

Kanye West donates $150,000 for security guard killed by officer in Chicago

Kanye West donates $150,000 for security guard killed by officer in Chicago

Rapper Kanye West donated $150,000 to a memorial fundraising site for a security guard shot by an officer in his hometown of Chicago. Read more ...

Browns interested in interviewing Condoleezza Rice for head coaching job...

Browns interested in interviewing Condoleezza Rice for head coaching job, report says

If Cleveland does give Rice an interview, she would become the first woman ever to interview for an NFL head coaching job. Read more ...

Condoleezza Rice responds to being linked to Browns coaching job

Condoleezza Rice responds to being linked to Browns coaching job

CLEVELAND - The Browns' coaching search isn't quite ready to cross gender or diplomatic lines. After ESPN, citing an anonymous league source, reported the team would like to... Read more ...

Republican Rick Scott Wins Florida Senate Race

Republican Rick Scott Wins Florida Senate Race

Ultimately, even a hand recount didn't shift the final margin of the race too much. Scott's win means Republicans have picked up two Senate seats even as the GOP lost... Read more ...

Ravens win in rookie QB Lamar Jackson's first start

Ravens win in rookie QB Lamar Jackson's first start

The Baltimore Ravens beat the Cincinnati Bengals as rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson gets his first start. Read more ...

AP Source: Les Miles hired as coach at Kansas

AP Source: Les Miles hired as coach at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. - A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that former LSU coach Les Miles has been hired to lead Kansas' downtrodden football program. Read more ...

England reaches Nations League finals with Croatia win

England reaches Nations League finals with Croatia win

LONDON - Harry Kane and England advanced to the final four of the inaugural UEFA Nations League by avenging their World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia. Read more ...