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Navy to name new aircraft carrier for African American WWII hero

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 15:15
The US Navy will announce Monday that it will name a new aircraft carrier after Doris "Dorie" Miller, a decorated African American World War II veteran who defended Pearl Harbor during the 1941 attack on the Hawaiian naval base.
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Can one mile take 10 years off your life?

BBC - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 15:15
Is Sir Keir Starmer right that Somers Town in London has life expectancy 10 years below somewhere a mile away?
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Benzodiazepines might be a 'hidden element' of the US' overdose epidemic -- and doctor visits for prescriptions are increasing

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 15:02
Doctors have been increasingly prescribing benzodiazepines, also known as "benzos," in recent years. Looking at data from 2014 to 2016, new research found this class of central nervous system depressants was prescribed at about 65.9 million office-based doctor visits. That's a rate of 27 annual visits per 100 adults.
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Dwayne Johnson opens up about his dad's 'quick' death and thanks supporters

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:53
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson says he is "full of gratitude" for the love and support he's received in the wake of his father's death.
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Auschwitz survivors bear witness as anti-Semitic attacks rise

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:52
CNN's Melissa Bell speaks with Holocaust survivors for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
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See golf-ball sized hail and birds fall out of the sky in Australia

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:44
Parts of southeastern Australia are being pelted by golf ball-sized hailstones -- less than 24 hours after the region was hit by massive dust storms.
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19 nurses in same hospital unit give birth

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:41
Nineteen nurses from the same NICU unit at a Nebraska hospital all gave birth to babies of their own during 2019.
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Home renovations that are worth the cost (and the ones that aren't)

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:37
Homeowners often spend a lot of money on renovations expecting to recoup more than they likely will. But some projects offer better returns than others.
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Regus sales staff data exposed after undercover job review

BBC - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:19
Job performance data about more than 900 IWG employees is accidentally published online.
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Malaysia returns 42 containers of 'illegal' plastic waste to UK

BBC - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:05
Malaysia will not become "the garbage dump of the world", says the country's environment minister.
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Plankton phenomenon lights up bay

BBC - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:55
Bioluminescent algae in Jervis Bay, Australia, glows in a captivating night time display.
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Prince Harry: Five takeaways from his speech

BBC - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:47
BBC royal correspondent Jonny Dymond on what he learned from the duke's speech about stepping back.
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Dershowitz in 1998: Doesn't have to be crime to impeach

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:45
• How lawyer Alan Dershowitz plans to defend Trump during the impeachment trial • Opinion: What's behind Dershowitz's brazen claims
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Dad builds Nintendo games controller for disabled daughter

BBC - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:44
A video of Rory Steel's nine-year-old daughter Ava using the device has had more than 800,000 views.
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Robert De Niro makes case for activism by actors and athletes

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:30
Robert De Niro and LeBron James might seem like an unlikely team, but both have offered clear messages about celebrities speaking out about politics: Just because I'm famous doesn't mean I'm not entitled to an opinion.
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Is a criminal act required for an impeachable offense?

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:27
CNN's legal analyst Elie Honig takes a look at the Constitution and precedent to judge whether President Trump's defense that there must be a criminal act to justify impeachment is true.
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4 myths and 4 fascinating facts about MLK

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:27
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Travel ban expansion could include immigration restrictions on additional countries, sources say

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:24
The Trump administration drafted plans to renew and expand its travel ban list to include immigration restrictions on seven additional countries, according to sources familiar with the process.
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In pictures: Clouds create perfect conditions for stunning sunset

BBC - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:20
High cloud and exceptionally clear air created the perfect conditions for an incredible sunset on Sunday.
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South Carolina voter: To a large swath of the country, Trump is unaccountable

CNN - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:15
CNN's Alisyn Camerota speaks with a panel of black South Carolina voters about the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
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