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Former President George H.W. Bush's office to close Friday

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Bush Chief of Staff Jean Becker said that "as one era ends, a new one is beginning."Read more

Tax sugary drinks, pediatrician and heart groups urge

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Children and teens now consume 17 percent of their calories from added sugars, nearly half of which comes from drinks alone, according to data the organizations cited.Read more

Mass school sickness blamed on spicy food, sympathy vomiting

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Two dozen fifth-graders and one adult fell ill Wednesday afternoon at Petree Elementary School.Read more

Alabama man gets 40 years for scalding 2 children in bathtub

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Authorities have said the girl had burns over at least 70 percent of her body and her skin peeled off.Read more


Police: Man tried to hide alcohol on breath with body spray

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The incident report says there was a 12-pack of beer on the floor and 10 of the beers were nearly empty.Read more

Anonymous customers leave $2,000 tip to surprise of waiters

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Silver Street Tavern owner Charlie Giguere called it "a feel-good story."Read more

Dems demand full Mueller report; Trump says OK with him

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Trump's remarks came as Democrats prepared to huddle behind closed doors Monday evening to plot strategy for their own investigations.Read more

Verizon suspends worker who rescued cat

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Although German was heralded on social media for his goodwill gesture, Verizon suspended him for three weeks without pay because he violated the company's safety rules.Read more

Sheriff: Juvenile charged in shooting death of newborn baby

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The sheriff's office says the baby was pronounced dead at a medical center where it was taken Friday night.Read more

Florida dad who dropped daughter off bridge claims insanity

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It took a week for lawyers to agree on 12 jurors and four alternates to decide the fate of 29-year-old John Jonchuck.Read more

Dr. Dre deletes post about daughter’s acceptance into USC after $70M donation backlash

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Dr. Dre got some backlash over an Instagram post about his daughter's acceptance into the University of Southern California this weekend. He wanted to make sure...Read more