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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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97-year-old WWII vet takes a knee to support NFL players

97-year-old WWII vet takes a knee to support NFL players

This photo of 97-year-old John Middlemas has taken the world by storm Read more ...

Trump Administration Revises Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority...

Trump Administration Revises Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries

New restrictions will apply to North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, starting on Oct. 18. Sudan has been dropped from the travel ban, which is before the Supreme Court next month. Read more ...

Restaurant owner to stop showing NFL games because of National Anthem protests

Restaurant owner to stop showing NFL games because of National Anthem protests

A South Carolina restaurant owner says he will no longer show NFL games until players end their national anthem protests. Read more ...

Trump on criticism of NFL players: 'This has nothing to do with race'

Trump on criticism of NFL players: 'This has nothing to do with race'

President Donald Trump has continued to express his displeasure on about how NFL players are choosing to kneel or sit for the national anthem before games. Read more ...

President Trump approves updated travel restrictions on 8 countries

President Trump approves updated travel restrictions on 8 countries

"Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot safely vet." Read more ...

Police: Man arrested near White House had cache of weapons in car

Police: Man arrested near White House had cache of weapons in car

A man who was arrested near the White House Sunday morning was found to have nine guns and three knives in his car Read more ...

NASCAR executives issue warning: No national anthem protests

NASCAR executives issue warning: No national anthem protests

It appeared no drivers, crew or other team members protested during the national anthem Sunday prior to a race at New Hampshire Motorspeedway. Read more ...

Jennifer Lopez pledges $1 million to Hurricane Maria relief

Jennifer Lopez pledges $1 million to Hurricane Maria relief

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and entertainer Jennifer Lopez announced relief efforts to help hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Read more ...

Kurds go to polls in controversial independence referendum

Kurds go to polls in controversial independence referendum

Voting has opened in a controversial independence referendum in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. Read more ...

New England veterans return after trip to Washington, D.C

New England veterans return after trip to Washington, D.C

Sixty-on local veterans flew home to New Hampshire Sunday night after a whirlwind visit to Washington. Read more ...