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The Liberty University president sent e-mails where he allegedly belittled students and staff during the past decade

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:15
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., facing a growing controversy over culture and business dealings at the university, is now facing a backlash over e-mails in which he allegedly belittled a student and staff during the past decade.

Vaping was once touted as a healthier alternative to cigarettes. What happened?

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 13:11
Vaping was supposed to be a healthier alternative to cigarettes.

CNN analyst: Everyone else has to be shaking in their boots

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:52
Former "Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman will spend 14 days in prison for her role in what authorities have called the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted.

FDA finds low levels of possible carcinogen in common heartburn drugs

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:40
The US Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that it has learned that some ranitidine -- acid-reducing and heartburn medicines, including those known by the brand name Zantac -- contain low levels of an impurity that could cause cancer.

Washington Post: George W. Bush painted portrait of John Boehner

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:23
Former President George W. Bush painted a portrait of former House Speaker John Boehner as a gift for his retirement from Congress, according to The Washington Post.

Apparent KKK recruitment flyers found at a high school in Texas

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:20
School authorities in San Antonio have launched an investigation after a student found what appeared to be a Ku Klux Klan flyer in a bathroom.

Toddler removes AC unit, crawls out 7th floor window

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:58
Video shows a 3-year-old boy with autism pull out an air conditioner unit from a window, then climb out onto the seventh-floor scaffolding. CNN affiliate WPIX reports.

Photographer captures stunning phenomenon behind plane

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:54
Photographer Michael Marston was capturing images of planes with incredible backgrounds in the sky when he noticed this rainbow effect.

CDC's case count of vaping-related lung illnesses went down, but not for reasons you might think

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:30
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with vaping across 36 states and the US Virgin Islands. Six deaths have been confirmed in six states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, and Oregon.

YouTube star cancels a $50,000 donation to an anti-hate charity

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:24
PewDiePie has frequently faced claims of supporting racist and anti-Semitic messages, which he has denied. Now, the YouTube star has stoked the internet's ire once again after announcing, then canceling, a donation to the Anti-Defamation League.

US Navy warship challenges Chinese claims in the South China Sea

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:21
The US Navy sailed a warship near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea Friday as part of an operation aimed at challenging Chinese claims to the area, a move that drew an immediate protest from Beijing which accused the US of practicing "navigational hegemony."

A GM strike could come as early as Sunday

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:20
The United Auto Workers union and General Motors are locked in difficult labor negotiations, and a late night Saturday deadline looms for a new contract -- or a strike.

Undecided voter: Seems like candidate is yelling at us

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:11
CNN's Gary Tuchman watched the third Democratic presidential debate with eight Iowa voters, all undecided about who to support in February's Iowa caucuses. Voters in this battleground state shared their reactions to the remaining presidential candidates.

A school district said a 4-year-old boy had to braid his hair or cut it off, family says

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:08
Four-year-old Michael Trimble, known to his friends and family as "Tink," arrived at his new school with his grandmother in rural Texas last month to meet his teacher. It was a few days before Head Start was supposed to begin, and Tink was excited that he would finally get to go to a big kids' school.

Stocks flirt with record highs as US-China trade tension eases

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:05
Nothing is spooking investors on this particular Friday the 13th. The Dow was up on the news that China will exempt US soybeans and pork from its next round of tariffs.

Watch epic flash dance form at a wedding party

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:58
At Taylor and Isaiah Green-Jones' wedding, they surprised their guests with a choreographed flash dance.

Progressive host slams Rush Limbaugh for 'slut shaming' her

Test - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:57
Krystal Ball, a host on The Hill's web show "Rising," spoke out against conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh after he accused her of sharing nude photographs.

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