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Your Zip Code Could Affect Your Lifespan. These Maps Show How

14 minutes ago   |   Time

Predicting lifespan isn't an exact science. U.S. life expectancy is currently estimated at 78.6 years, but that one number doesn't tell the whole story. Genes, gender...
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Josh McCown announces his retirement

18 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

Josh McCown said in March that he would take some time to decide if he wanted to continue his NFL career during the 2019 season and he announced that decision on Monday. McCown...
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Column: Rick Renteria earns the right to lead White Sox to the next level - a chance he didn't get with the Cubs

24 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Rick Renteria doesn't own a restaurant in Chicago and, beyond Bridgeport, the humble White Sox manager probably never assumes he can go to dinner anywhere in town without a...
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How Allergy Testing Works

24 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Medical testing is important to help us gain information about our health. But sometimes it can be a bit easier to handle if you know what to expect. So for our latest ‘How It...
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Handling High Cholesterol

24 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Having high cholesterol can put you at risk for a number of health problems. So it's important to work with your doctor to create a plan of action if that's what you're dealing...
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Hip Hop Dancing To Health

24 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

It's so important to fit movement into your day for your health! And we're all about finding creative ways to make it happen! So Jane Monzures is meeting up with Jessica of...
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Lunchbreak: Middle Eastern Chopped Salad

38 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Zachary Engel, Executive Chef and Partner at Galit Galit 2429 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago Recipe: Middle Eastern Chopped Salad Chop Salad with Za'atar, Bulgarian Feta and...
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Another ‘Empire' actor arrested, but on traffic offense

40 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Another “Empire” actor has been arrested in Chicago, but this time on a traffic-related offense. Police spokeswoman Karie James said Monday that Bryshere Gray, who plays a...
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What Part Of The Brain Is Connected To Public Speaking Fears?

50 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

A fear of public speaking is something that many people deal with. But do you know what part of the brain contributes to that? We've got the answer for our latest ‘Did You Know'!
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Living Healthy While Pregnant

50 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Listen up expectant moms- this one's for you! We know you want what's best for baby. So we're sharing some tips from an expert on what you can do to live healthy while pregnant!
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Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Eleven legislative districts in Virginia were declared to be sorted by race and were redrawn. The court's decision Monday left that in place. Read more ...

Socialite fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95

Socialite fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, the heiress fashion designer, has died at the age of 95. Vanderbilt's son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, revealed the news to his network Monday morning. Visit... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Bodies of missing mother, 3-year-old son found after father arrested for murder

Bodies of missing mother, 3-year-old son found after father arrested for murder

An autopsy found the mother's cause of death was a single gunshot to the head, while additional testing will determine how her 3-year-old son died. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax' falls in California

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax' falls in California

He spoke for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. The Monterey Cypress thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' tree-hugging classic, “The Lorax,” has fallen in its plot at... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's ousted president, dies in court

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's ousted president, dies in court

Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president of Egypt, collapsed in court and died Monday, according to the country's state TV. Morsi, 67, was on trial on espionage charges when he... Read more ...

Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down' music video with Katy Perry

Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down' music video with Katy Perry

Swifties, please remain calm. Taylor Swift has just debuted the video for the second single, “You Need to Calm Down,” off her new album “Lover,” on sale August 23. The song... Read more ...