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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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Family spokesman: Rev. Graham to lie in repose 2 days next week; private...

Family spokesman: Rev. Graham to lie in repose 2 days next week; private funeral on March 2

Billy Graham's wife died in 2007 at age 87. Graham will be buried next to her at the Billy Graham Museum and Library in Charlotte. Read more ...

President Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety

President Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety

"If you had a teacher who was adept with the firearm, they could end the attack very quickly," he said. Read more ...

Broward County Sheriff: Deputies will carry rifles on school grounds

Broward County Sheriff: Deputies will carry rifles on school grounds

Israel said that deputies will now carry rifles on school grounds in Broward County. Read more ...

Ford's president of North America is out over 'inappropriate behavior'

Ford's president of North America is out over 'inappropriate behavior'

Raj Nair, Ford's president of North America is out after an internal investigation into reports of "inappropriate behavior." Read more ...

Marco Rubio says he'd support legislation blocking 18-year-olds from buying...

Marco Rubio says he'd support legislation blocking 18-year-olds from buying rifles

Rubio faced Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie was murdered during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting last week, and stood by his opposition to the assault... Read more ...

US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B

US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B

Cases of the disease have been rising, a trend linked to the heroin and opioid epidemic. Read more ...

It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

It's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again, US panel says

Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn't working against swine flu, the kind of flu that was making most... Read more ...

'Help us': Survivors of the Florida school shooting flock to state capitol...

'Help us': Survivors of the Florida school shooting flock to state capitol to address gun control

Survivors of the Florida school shooting descended on the state's Capitol on Wednesday with one overarching message: It's time for action. Read more ...

'America's pastor,' renowned evangelist Billy Graham dies

'America's pastor,' renowned evangelist Billy Graham dies

Evangelist Billy Graham, who spread the Christian gospel to millions of people worldwide and counseled U.S. presidents for decades, died Wednesday at his home in the mountain... Read more ...

From Bellingham to Tallahassee Students 'Walk Out' Demanding Gun Reform

From Bellingham to Tallahassee Students 'Walk Out' Demanding Gun Reform

Students grappling with fear and frustration after last week's fatal school shooting staged peaceful protests mourning for victims and urging a ban on assault rifles. Read more ...