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  • EpiPen Users Have Few Options for Generic or Alternate Drugs
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    EpiPen Users Have Few Options for Generic or Alternate Drugs

    The drug epinephrine has been around for decades, but the EpiPen, which is made by Mylan, has become the go-to epinephrine auto injector for many people in the U.S. There are multiple reasons why the EpiPen has become so popular, including diminishing competition and the fact that pharmacists in many

  • OPINION: LZ Granderson on Trump's Comments to Black Voters
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    OPINION: LZ Granderson on Trump's Comments to Black Voters

    In 1932 a quarter of the American workforce was unemployed, housing prices had fallen by 10.5 percent and President Herbert Hoover’s inability to turn things around paved the way for Franklin D. Roosevelt to win the White House in one of the biggest landslides in presidential election history. I want

  • On the Brink: The Story of One French Teenager Who Almost Joined ISIS
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    On the Brink: The Story of One French Teenager Who Almost Joined ISIS

    “I always wanted to preserve [my son] from this,” Fathima said, her face obscured in darkness to conceal her identity. It was Nov. 2014 -- just months after ISIS declared its caliphate across Iraq and Syria -- when her son, Omar, was first approached by Muslim men on the streets across from their suburban

  • Steven Avery of 'Making a Murderer' Requests Advanced Forensic Testing Amid Claims Officers Planted Evidence
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    Steven Avery of 'Making a Murderer' Requests Advanced Forensic Testing Amid Claims Officers Planted Evidence

    Steven Avery, the center of Netflix's hit series "Making a Murderer," made a request today for more forensic testing, which his lawyers call "the most comprehensive, thorough, and advanced forensic testing ever requested by a criminal defendant in the State of Wisconsin."In the

  • Rep. Steve King: Trump's Pivot on Immigration Gives Him an 'Uneasy Feeling'
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    Rep. Steve King: Trump's Pivot on Immigration Gives Him an 'Uneasy Feeling'

    One of Congress’ conservative immigration hawks is worried by Donald Trump’s shifting tone on his signature immigration policy. “There’s not much that’s happened that’s encouraged me,” Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, said of Trump's pivot in an interview with ABC News. Trump, who won the GOP primary with

  • Trump Campaign App's Data Grab Could Expose Everyone in Your Contact List, Experts Say
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    Trump Campaign App's Data Grab Could Expose Everyone in Your Contact List, Experts Say

    The Trump campaign’s smartphone offering seeks to collect and store the contents of users’ address books –– potentially vacuuming up large quantities of personal data about individuals who have never used the application and who may be unaware that it’s in the hands of the campaign. In a series of interviews

  • Hillary Clinton Rejects Donald Trump's 'Bigot' Comments
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    Hillary Clinton Rejects Donald Trump's 'Bigot' Comments

    In an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” she claimed Trump's campaign was "built on prejudice and paranoia," a theme she had brought up at a campaign rally in Reno, Nevada. "It is deeply disturbing that he is taking hate groups that lived in the dark regions of the internet making

  • Police Identify Woman Who Died on Zip Line Platform in Delaware
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    Police Identify Woman Who Died on Zip Line Platform in Delaware

    The 59-year-old woman who died after falling approximately 35 feet from the Go Ape Treetop Adventure attraction Wednesday has been identified as Tina Werner of Felton, Delaware, by Delaware State Police. "Werner was standing on a platform located approximately 35' above the ground, waiting

  • Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile Back on Administrative Leave
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    Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile Back on Administrative Leave

    The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black man during a traffic stop last month was placed on administrative leave again after briefly returning to limited duty, officials said. The city of St. Anthony decided to change Officer Jeronimo Yanez’s status “after reviewing concerns and other feedback

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    Soldier Apprehended Following Active Shooter Situation at Fort Campbell

    A soldier at Fort Campbell was apprehended Thursday after allegedly firing shots in what is being described as an active shooter situation. No one was reported injured in the incident, which occurred near the airfield at the Army base located in Kentucky. "An 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault

  • Clinton Leads Trump by 10 Points in New Poll of Likely Voters
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    Clinton Leads Trump by 10 Points in New Poll of Likely Voters

    Hillary Clinton garnered a majority of the support in a new poll released today, passing 50 percent in a head-to-head matchup with Donald Trump and solidifying a lead built up after the party conventions a month ago. In a four-way poll including independent nominees, Clinton received 45 percent to Trump

  • 20,000 Safety 1st Strollers Recalled in the US Because of Defect
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    20,000 Safety 1st Strollers Recalled in the US Because of Defect

    Approximately 20,000 baby strollers have been voluntarily recalled after many were found to have a defect that caused small children to fall out of their seat. The Safety 1st brand's Step and Go Travel Systems strollers have a defect that allows the tray folding mechanism to disengage while it is

  • Volkswagen to Compensate Dealers Affected By Emissions Scandal
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    Volkswagen to Compensate Dealers Affected By Emissions Scandal

    Volkswagen has reached a "deal in principle" to compensate 652 VW brand dealers affected by its diesel emissions scandal, the company announced today. Volkswagen -- which has admitted to installing "defeat devices" designed to circumvent EPA emissions standards in nearly 500,000

  • Tropical Wave Headed Toward Florida, Bahamas This Weekend
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    Tropical Wave Headed Toward Florida, Bahamas This Weekend

    Hurricane Gaston is expected to weaken later today and revert from a hurricane back to a tropical storm, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. Gaston is located about 1,225 miles east of the Leeward Islands and is moving northwest at about 17 miles per hour. Gaston's maximum sustained

  • Proof of Life: ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller's Heartbreaking Never-Before-Seen Video Message From Captivity
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    Proof of Life: ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller's Heartbreaking Never-Before-Seen Video Message From Captivity

    The .mp4 video clip was only 10 seconds. Long enough for her family to recognize the young American woman in a black head scarf and green hijab but not long enough to identify where she was or who was holding her hostage in Syria in 2013. At 10 seconds and 22 megabytes, her proof-of-life video was

  • Capybaras, Giant Rodents Native to South America, Could Become Invasive Species in Florida
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    Capybaras, Giant Rodents Native to South America, Could Become Invasive Species in Florida

    Capybaras, giant rodents that are native to South America, may be establishing themselves as an invasive species in Florida, according to Elizabeth Congdon, the only biologist in North America studying the animal. "Right now, they're considered exotics -- non-native animals that aren't

  • Desperate and Distressed, Traumatized Syrians Go Online for Mental Health Care
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    Desperate and Distressed, Traumatized Syrians Go Online for Mental Health Care

    The ongoing violence in Syria has taken a physical and mental toll on many, including one 9-year-old boy, who began to look up "ways to commit suicide" online, according to Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul, who assisted with his care. Growing up, "Adam" (Jefee-Bahloul identifies the boy

  • $99,999 Payout to Homeless Woman Highlights Social Security's Struggles
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    $99,999 Payout to Homeless Woman Highlights Social Security's Struggles

    Wanda Witter, 80, who up until last week was homeless and living on D.C.’s streets, has received $99,999 in Social Security retirement benefits, but she could be just one of many people owed cash because of the “tangled mess” at the Social Security Administration, according to the social worker who helped

  • President Obama Pledges to Rebuild Louisiana After Surveying Flood Damage
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    President Obama Pledges to Rebuild Louisiana After Surveying Flood Damage

    “Sometimes when these kinds of things happen, it can seem too much to bear, but what I want the people of Louisiana to know is that you’re not alone on this,” he said. The president praised the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its efforts coordinating a federal response, which he said has already

  • Synthetic Marijuana Suspected in Mass LA Overdose
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    Synthetic Marijuana Suspected in Mass LA Overdose

    At least 18 people were evaluated, and 14 people were transported to hospitals after a suspected mass overdose in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles on Monday. Health officials said they believe the overdoses were caused by the synthetic marijuana drug known as spice. Symptoms of the overdoses include