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10-year-old boy with cancer leads tractor parade as grand marshal

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A town in Illinois had a special honor for a 10-year-old boy battling cancer
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Does Your Insurance Cover Abortion?

Does Your Insurance Cover Abortion?

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In September 1977, a 27-year old woman named
Rosie Jimenez died from an illegal abortion in McAllen, Texas. Her insurance,
Medicaid, no longer reimbursed abortions and she didn't have the money to pay
for a legal the procedure out of pocket. Bereft of options, the student and
single mother visited a local midwife who performed a “back alley” abortion at
a fraction of the price. A few days later, Jimenez began hemorrhaging and
vomiting due to a bacterial infection in her uterus. After seven days in intensive
care at McAllen General Hospital, she died from organ failure and became known
as...
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Rally held for biracial boy who was nearly hanged by teens

Rally held for biracial boy who was nearly hanged by teens

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Claremont police and the Attorney General's Office confirmed that they are investigating after an 8-year-old biracial boy suffered injuries to his neck.
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6-year-old Ohio boy with cancer fulfills dream of graduating high school

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A community in Ohio has come together to support a young boy battling stage-four pediatric cancer. Their goal was to give 6-year-old Walter Herbert the chance to live as much of life as possible.
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An 11-Year-Old Boy and His Parents Have Died After Falling Into a Dormant Volcano

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Firefighters have recovered the bodies of an 11-year-old boy and his parents, who died after falling into the crater of a dormant volcano near Naples in southern Italy .
The boy, who reportedly entered a prohibited area at the Solfatara di Pozzuoli volcano Tuesday, is believed to have fainted after inhaling sulphuric fumes, the Guardian reports citing Italian media.
His parents attempted to save him when the crater collapsed underneath them, either after a small explosion or simply giving way under their weight, according to firefighters who attended the scene.
The couple's other child...
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Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy joins immigration protest in Texas

Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy joins immigration protest in Texas

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy has participated in a march in Texas to protest the Trump administration policy of separating children from their parents as families arrive at the... Read more ...

Sheriff: At least 4 dead in Texas border crash

Sheriff: At least 4 dead in Texas border crash

Facebook footage shows at least four bodies on the ground, a charred Chevrolet and several Border Patrol vehicles at the scene. Read more ...

'Incredibles 2' breaks animation box office record with $180 million

'Incredibles 2' breaks animation box office record with $180 million

The previous animation record-holder was another Pixar sequel, "Finding Dory," which pulled in $135 million at its launch. Read more ...

Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

One shooter is dead and 22 people are injured after a shooting at an all-night arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey. Read more ...

Suspect dead, 20 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

Suspect dead, 20 injured in New Jersey arts festival shooting

Twenty people have been injured, some critically, in a shooting at an arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey on Sunday. One person, suspected to be behind the shooting, has been... Read more ...

O's end losing streak, score 10 runs

O's end losing streak, score 10 runs

Baltimore wins 20th game of season on Sunday Read more ...

Several shot at New Jersey art event

Several shot at New Jersey art event

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. Sunday. Read more ...

Hundreds protest family separation outside Boston ICE facility

Hundreds protest family separation outside Boston ICE facility

A Father's Day vigil was held outside Boston's ICE detention center to bring attention to family separation at the border. Read more ...

Watch: Hot, humid, and stormy on Monday

Watch: Hot, humid, and stormy on Monday

Hot, humid, and stormy on Monday Read more ...

Video shows washed-out road in Bayfield County

Video shows washed-out road in Bayfield County

National Weather Service meteorologists said more than 11 inches of rain fell in the area Saturday into Sunday. Read more ...