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Blood, smoke and rubble: Day after blast, Beirut struggles amid apocalyptic scene

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

"Our home is destroyed, our life is destroyed. Why are we stuck in this country?" said wedding store owner Mohamed Abidis.
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Smoking weed, vaping may trigger heart attack or stroke, studies say

Smoking weed, vaping may trigger heart attack or stroke, studies say

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

The paper referenced studies that showed that the THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, found in cannabis could lead to sudden heart rhythm abnormalities.
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Pete Hamill, legendary New York columnist and novelist, dies

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By THALIA BEATY NEW YORK - Pete Hamill, the self-taught, street-wise newspaper columnist whose love affair with New York inspired a colorful and uniquely influential...
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Pete Hamill, Legendary Street-Wise Columnist Who Chronicled His Love of New York, Dies at 85

4 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Pete Hamill, the self-taught, street-wise newspaper columnist whose love affair with New York inspired a colorful and uniquely influential journalistic career and produced...
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Weed is not good for your heart, studies say

Weed is not good for your heart, studies say

6 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

You may love smoking weed, but it does not love your heart, according to the American Heart Association's new scientific statement on marijuana.
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Beirut Surveys the Damage - and Searches for a Cause - After Explosion Kills at Least 100

Beirut Surveys the Damage - and Searches for a Cause - After Explosion Kills at Least 100

13 hours ago   |   Time   |   4 articles

Residents of Beirut awoke to a scene of utter devastation on Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the port sent shock waves across the Lebanese capital, killing at...
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WATCH huge mushroom-like cloud cover Beirut's docks area after ‘fireworks depot' explodes

WATCH huge mushroom-like cloud cover Beirut's docks area after ‘fireworks depot' explodes

19 hours ago   |   RT

Terrifying footage has emerged, showing a huge mushroom cloud of fire and smoke covering much of Beirut's port area, blowing out windows and destroying nearby buildings, as a...
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Can you get the coronavirus from secondhand smoke?

Can you get the coronavirus from secondhand smoke?

20 hours ago   |   WMUR

Here's what the chief medical officer for the American Lung Association says.
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Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

21 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over...
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Pair charged in Cedar Lake shooting, but neither is in custody

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

After asking to “smoke some weed,” the victim was getting it out of a small safe when Marshall and Camell drew guns at him, documents show.
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Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Speakers-including Joe Biden-will no longer be traveling to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, officials say. Organizers, who were already planning a mostly... Read more ...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de Blasio says

New York City is setting up checkpoints at bridges, tunnels and train stations to crack down on visitors from 34 states attempting to elude a statewide mandatory two-week... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

The Cruise Lines International Association announced they are extending the suspension of cruise operations until at least November. Read more ...

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

The legendary singer cited repeated use of two songs: "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk." Read more ...

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney said Tuesday afternoon that its theme parks division took a $3.5 billion hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

The Iowa Hawkeyes released their revised 10-game Big Ten Conference football schedule for 2020. Read more ...

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

STORRS, Conn. - UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to suspend football because of the coronavirus pandemic, as other schools... Read more ...