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East Bay woman sues OBGYN for 'medical rape,' believes her family is the victim of fertility fraud

30 minutes ago   |   ABC

'No one should have to find out that they're the product of a predator:' 23andMe results indicate the doctor may have used his own sperm as the "anonymous donor," and there may...
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Many Hospitals Charge More Than Twice What Medicare Pays for the Same Care

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The gap between rates set for private insurers and employers vs. those by the federal government stirs the debate over a government-run health plan.
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Countdown to flu season is on; health experts urge public to get vaccinated

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Health experts say getting a flu shot can help for up to six months at a time.
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NYFF 2020: Lovers Rock

NYFF 2020: Lovers Rock

3 hours ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

Steve McQueen: now with handheld camera! Lovers Rock is, per its official publicity copy, one of “A Collection of Five Films” about British West Indian life in the '70s and...
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Mosquito sample in southern Indiana community tests positive for West Nile

Mosquito sample in southern Indiana community tests positive for West Nile

4 hours ago   |   WLKY

Officials with the Clark County Health Department said the mosquito sample was collected in downtown Charlestown on Aug. 26.
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Fan at Texans' season opener tests positive for COVID-19

4 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The Kansas City health department said 10 people have entered quarantine after making close contact with the fan during the game.
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COVID-19 deaths reveal alarming disparity among young people

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Contact tracing at three daycare facilities offers new insight into how easily children spread coronavirus. And COVID-19 has exposed disparities in society and within the...
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Cleaning up ash: Experts give tips on restoring homes after smoke, soot damage from wildfires

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Even with doors and windows closed, many Southland residents are finding their homes covered in a layer of ash from the wildfires. Here's how to clean up.
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Pandemic adds to stress, anxiety of UNC students, study finds

Pandemic adds to stress, anxiety of UNC students, study finds

5 hours ago   |   WRAL

Online classes during the coronavirus pandemic have created higher levels of stress and isolation for University of North Carolina students, prompting the Board of Governors to...
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Unlike some other states, NC doesn't share contact tracing data

Unlike some other states, NC doesn't share contact tracing data

5 hours ago   |   WRAL

North Carolina provides county- and ZIP code-level data on new coronavirus cases, but public health experts say that isn't enough to know where and how the virus is really...
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At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and his... Read more ...

Netflix ‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris charged with producing child pornography

Netflix ‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris charged with producing child pornography

Celebrity cheerleader Jerry Harris, a performer from the Netflix reality series ‘Cheer' who rose to stardom this year and even interviewed Joe Biden, has been charged with... Read more ...

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

The judge called the changes “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election. Read more ...

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to hamstring injury

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to hamstring injury

PARIS - U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open because of an injured left hamstring. Osaka joins defending champion Ash Barty in skipping the French... Read more ...

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

An individual who attended the game and watched from a group's box in Arrowhead Stadium last Thursday tested positive for the coronavirus the very next day. Read more ...

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices to deal with protesters outside the White House on the June day that law enforcement... Read more ...

Anti-mask group marches through Florida Target chanting ‘take off your mask'

Anti-mask group marches through Florida Target chanting ‘take off your mask'

Video shows the group walking through the store asking people to take off their masks and blaring the song “We're Not Gonna Take It.” Read more ...

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

In a surprise twist that fit an unexpected year of firsts, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett tied for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Read more ...

Comeback Heat do it again, rally past Celtics for 2-0 lead

Comeback Heat do it again, rally past Celtics for 2-0 lead

Goran Dragic scored 25 points, Bam Adebayo led a big third-quarter rally to finish with 21, and the Miami Heat pulled off another comeback to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101... Read more ...

Bolivia's ‘interim president' withdraws from upcoming election - one day...

Bolivia's ‘interim president' withdraws from upcoming election - one day after poll shows pro-Morales candidate in the lead

The acting president of Bolivia, Jeanine Anez, has declared that she will not run in next month's presidential race, citing the need to consolidate votes in order to defeat a... Read more ...