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'She Said' shifts the ground beneath our feet

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 11:46
The epilogue to "She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement" is written around a scene that would land on the cutting room floor even of a feminist dream film.

The drone strikes on Saudi Aramco oil facilities could make a big dent in global oil supply

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 11:44
Drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil facilities have disrupted about half of the kingdom's oil capacity, or 5% of the daily global oil supply, people with knowledge of Saudi's oil operations told CNN Business.

Holder: Dems should proceed with impeachment inquiry

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 10:44
CNN's David Axelrod asks former US Attorney General Eric Holder about his opinion on whether Democrats should launch and impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

Houthi rebels claim responsibility for attack

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 10:26
Yemen's Houthi rebels are claiming responsibility for an overnight drone attack against Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports on the "large-scale" operation.

This med student was given last rites before finding a treatment that saved his life. His method could help millions

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 09:48
It was just after Christmas in 2013 and David Fajgenbaum was hovering a hair above death.

And the award for the strangest, most unusual, and downright hilarious scientific research goes to...

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 09:38
Pizza might protect against cancer, why wombats poop in cubes and a diaper changing machine that can be used on human babies -- these are just some of the research and inventions awarded at this year's Ig Nobel Prizes, a spoof of the actual Nobel Prize awards.

How NFL developed policy to judge cases like that of Antonio Brown

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 08:27
The Ray Rice incident changed everything about how the National Football League handles domestic and sexual assault.

An Ohio gamer is sent to prison over a 'swatting' call that killed a man

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 08:10
An Ohio video gamer who played a role in a hoax phone call that led police to kill a man in Kansas was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison, authorities said.

How to convince hesitant parents to vaccinate kids

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 07:54
On a recent day in my pediatric practice, I met a bouncing toddler and her parents. They, like my wife and I, are both working professionals. We shared the struggles of modern parenting -- getting our kids to bed on time, then ready in the morning so we can get them to childcare or school and ourselves to work, and then starting it all over again the next day.

Former college basketball star: I never saw a penny for this

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 07:52
Ed O'Bannon, who led the 1995 UCLA basketball championship team, sued the NCAA and video game maker for using his likeness. He still hasn't seen any proceeds.

His condition worsened as his family sought a donor. Then a nurse stepped up

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 07:41
As a nurse in the transplant intensive care unit at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Cami Loritz is used to treating patients, not being one herself.

Emotional veteran tells Sanders he's crippled by medical debt

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 07:29
During a town hall with Sen. Bernie Sanders in Nevada, a veteran who said he was suffering from Huntington's Disease told the 2020 candidate he was going to take his own life over his nearly $140,000 in medical debt. If you or a Veteran you know is in crisis, connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim a 'large-scale' drone attack on Saudi oil facilities

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 07:21
Yemen's Houthi rebels have attacked Saudi Arabia's oil facilities with drones, the Houthi-run Al-Masirah news agency said Saturday.

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US counterterrorism operation

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 07:04
President Donald Trump in a statement on Saturday said late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son Hamza bin Laden had been "killed in a United States counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region."

Companies reap the benefits from 'Friends' anniversary

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 06:31
The hit TV sitcom "Friends" continues to draw in audiences 25 years after it first premiered. CNN's Clare Sebastian takes a closer look at the show's impact on a new generation.

Woman uses hair dryer to stop speeders

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 06:29
The Montana Highway Patrol awarded a grandmother with the unofficial title of "honorary state trooper" after she has attempted to slow down speeders in her neighborhood using a hair dryer.

Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 05:35
A toilet made entirely of 18-carat-gold has been stolen from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England, the stately home where former prime minister Winston Churchill was born.

Warren has a plan for nearly everything -- but not health care

Test - Sat, 09/14/2019 - 05:31
Elizabeth Warren is the presidential candidate with a plan for just about everything -- but there's one significant exception when it comes to an issue that is top of mind for so many voters: Health care.


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