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Galveston, Texas man wins boyfriend of the day after wading through water to rescue girlfriend

52 minutes ago   |   ABC

WATERLOGGED LOVE: Rescuing his girlfriend didn't turn out quite how John Adiletta would have thought, but he's still a hero in our book!
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Graeme Gibson, Canadian Author and Margaret Atwood's Longtime Partner, Dies at 85

Graeme Gibson, Canadian Author and Margaret Atwood's Longtime Partner, Dies at 85

2 hours ago   |   Time

Graeme Gibson, the Canadian author of books including Five Legs and Perpetual Motion a nd longtime partner of author Margaret Atwood , has died. He was 85. His publisher...
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Ann Patchett Will Eventually Discuss Her Book

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

“The Dutch House,” a novel whose creation she compared to burning a cake, is coming out soon. Let's change the subject.
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More and More Children Are Feeling Anxious. This Graphic Novelist Is Trying to Help

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

“Guts,” Raina Telgemeier's warm, funny and realistic new graphic memoir, hits home for parents and children trying to climb out of the abyss of worry.
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This chilling back-to-school PSA shows the new normal for America's kids

This chilling back-to-school PSA shows the new normal for America's kids

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

Back-to-school season should mean new books for studying and pencils for homework - not shoes for escaping and scissors for self-defense. In a ghastly public service...
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Why Daniel Jones won't make Giants any more bettable

Why Daniel Jones won't make Giants any more bettable

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

In the NFL, making occasional big plays doesn't do much for offenses that can't consistently move the chains and find the end zone. Through two games of the 2019 season, the...
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CNN Blasted for Having Corey Lewandowski on Air Day After He Said He Had 'No Obligation to be Honest to the Media'

6 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"When a guy swears under oath that he goes on television to lie, you can just not book him again," journalist Matthew Yglesias tweeted.
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‘Insult to British people': Ex-UK PM Cameron's claim that Britain needed ‘more' austerity, blasted by Galloway

‘Insult to British people': Ex-UK PM Cameron's claim that Britain needed ‘more' austerity, blasted by Galloway

7 hours ago   |   RT

Former Tory PM David Cameron's claim that his government should have inflicted a harder and faster form of austerity on British people is an “insult,” according to George...
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Was Michael Bloomberg New York City's Greatest Mayor?

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

Eleanor Randolph's “The Many Lives of Michael Bloomberg” offers a careful assessment of Bloomberg's life and times.
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US lawsuit against Snowden is a warning to other whistleblowers to keep their mouths shut, says fellow whistleblower

US lawsuit against Snowden is a warning to other whistleblowers to keep their mouths shut, says fellow whistleblower

15 hours ago   |   RT

The US government is suing NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for his memoir profits not just to punish him, but also to intimidate others into staying silent, CIA whistleblower...
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Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...

Regular aerobic exercise may slow progression to Alzheimer's for those most...

Regular aerobic exercise may slow progression to Alzheimer's for those most at risk

A half hour of aerobic exercise four to five times a week may prevent or slow cognitive decline in older adults who are at a high risk of developing Alzheimer's, according to a... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia: Iran's role in oil facility attacks is ‘undeniable'

Saudi Arabia: Iran's role in oil facility attacks is ‘undeniable'

Saudi Arabia presented pieces of drones and missiles it said were used in attacks on its oil facilities, claiming the remnants are “undeniable” evidence of Iranian aggression... Read more ...