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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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Watch: Alligators celebrate Thanksgiving by gobbling down turkeys

Watch: Alligators celebrate Thanksgiving by gobbling down turkeys

At a time of giving thanks these alligators were certainly very thankful for their turkey dinner in Florida. Read more ...

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe granted immunity, military says

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe granted immunity, military says

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe and his wife have been granted immunity from prosecution, the military said Thursday, allowing the couple to remain in the country. Read more ...

Officials: Teen choked girlfriend, decapitated her puppy

Officials: Teen choked girlfriend, decapitated her puppy

Authorities in North Carolina have accused a man of assaulting his girlfriend and decapitating her puppy. Read more ...

Rappers demand justice after black youth, 15, severely injured during arrest

Rappers demand justice after black youth, 15, severely injured during arrest

A 15-year-old boy was left with severe facial injuries and bruising to the brain during his arrest by London's Metropolitan Police. The Independent Police Complaints Commission... Read more ...

​​Heat top Celtics, snap Boston's 16-game win streak

​​Heat top Celtics, snap Boston's 16-game win streak

The 16-game winning streak ended tied for the fourth-longest in Celtics history. Read more ...

Myanmar, Bangladesh Announce Tentative Deal To Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar, Bangladesh Announce Tentative Deal To Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar says it is ready to accept refugees back into the country, but many details of the deal are unclear. Read more ...

​DOJ orders review of background check process following Texas church shooting

​DOJ orders review of background check process following Texas church shooting

The Attorney General's Office's statement expressed its concern over this misstep saying that the information is a “alarming revelation.” Read more ...

How To Keep Your Deep-Fried Turkey From Going Up In Flames

How To Keep Your Deep-Fried Turkey From Going Up In Flames

ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Paul Fire Department arson investigator Joe Blank says deep frying is a great way to cook a tasty bird. But, he adds, only if you do it safely. That... Read more ...

Poll: Economists Unanimous That Debt Would Balloon Under GOP Tax Plan

Poll: Economists Unanimous That Debt Would Balloon Under GOP Tax Plan

A poll found that 38 economists agree the GOP tax plan will not pay for itself through growth. In fact, they're doubtful that growth will happen anyway. Read more ...

Last-minute Thanksgiving turkey prep tips

Last-minute Thanksgiving turkey prep tips

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