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Mom Accused of Contaminating Son's IV Gets 6 Years in Prison

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West Virginia mom accused of contaminating son's IV pleads guilty, gets 6 years in prison

Photos, Social Media Now Allowed on White House Tours

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White House lifts ban on photos, social media on public tours; some devices still not allowed

Nicholas Winton, Savior of Jewish Children, Dies at 106

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Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of Jewish children from Prague, dies at 106

Slovak Finance Chief: Eurozone Ministers Agree to Wait for Greek Vote Sunday Before More Talks

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Slovak finance chief: eurozone ministers agree to wait for Greek vote Sunday before more talks


New Ebola case in Liberia as health workers protest

Officials confirm second Ebola case in same town where disease was detected days earlier on teen's corpse

Iran meeting nuke deal commitments, confidential U.N. report says

"We believe we are making progress," John Kerry says as nuclear talks between Iran and world powers ramp up

Unusal heat wave has Europeans sweating

Unusual heat wave hits Western Europe; Wednesday ranks as hottest July day on record

American dean fired from Russian university after TV show

Kendrick White's firing is seen as fallout from the tensions between the United States and Russia

Israeli family discovers ancient treasure under living room

The family decided to keep the treasure hidden under a rug for three years before coming clean

DoJ lawyers oppose GE unit's sale to Electrolux: source

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DoJ lawyers oppose GE unit's sale to Electrolux: source
Electrolux declined to comment, and the DOJ and GE were not immediately available for a comment. Sweden's Electrolux agreed to buy GE's century-old appliance business ... more

Report: Bulls, Jimmy Butler Finalizing 5-Year, $95M Deal

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Report: Bulls, Jimmy Butler Finalizing 5-Year, $95M Deal
The deal reportedly includes a player option for Butler for the fifth year.

Snapchat's 'tap to view' takes your fingers off the screen

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Snapchat announced a host of new features for its messaging app on Wednesday. The biggest change is the new "tap to view" feature that, as ... more

Jon Gacek Works To Make Quantum A Growth Technology Company

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Jon Gacek Works To Make Quantum A Growth Technology Company
A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape:  Jon Gacek, CEO, Quantum.

Rauner Vetoes Pay Raises For Lawmakers, Constitutional Officers, Top Aides

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Rauner Vetoes Pay Raises For Lawmakers, Constitutional Officers, Top Aides
In a new twist to the state’s ongoing budget battle, Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed salary increases for Illinois lawmakers, and other highly paid state ... more

Apple's new warranty will replace your dying battery

With AppleCare+, iPhone, iPad and MacBook owners can now get a new battery when theirs falls below 80 percent capacity

Jesus lizard walked on water in once-tropical Wyoming

An unearthed 48-million-year-old fossil was part of a group of lizards found today only in Central America and Mexico

Facebook to use AI to improve experience

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to improve Facebook's AI and expand internet access

Israeli family discovers ancient treasure under living room

The family decided to keep the treasure hidden under a rug for three years before coming clean

Helicopter app expanding service

New helicopter service Blade offers rides through its app.

Serena Williams v Timea Babos: Wimbledon 2015 - live!

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Serena Williams v Timea Babos: Wimbledon 2015 - live!
World No1 Williams faces Hungary’s Babos in second roundWilliams sisters pull out of Wimbledon women’s doubles Email ian.mccourt@theguardian.com or Tweet @ianmccourt 7.37pm BST Babos has ... more

British Cycling could face bumpy ride after break-up with Sky | William Fotheringham

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British Cycling could face bumpy ride after break-up with Sky | William Fotheringham
Broadcaster’s departure in 2016 will make the Olympic team’s results in Rio de Janeiro far more significant for cycling’s governing body because they will impact ... more

California bill will help NFL cheerleaders make minimum wage

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California bill will help NFL cheerleaders make minimum wage
Some cheerleaders on less than $5 an hourSimilar bill was introduced in New York They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by ... more

Wimbledon 2015: ball boy faints on tournament's hottest ever day

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Wimbledon 2015: ball boy faints on tournament's hottest ever day
Australian player Bernard Tomic criticises ‘heat rule’ as temperatures at All England Club soar to 35.7C A ball boy was hospitalised and spectators and players ... more

L.A. Kings sign Jhonas Enroth to take over backup goalie duties

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The L.A. Kings' search for a backup goalie ended before lunch on the opening day of free agency as they signed Jhonas Enroth to a ... more

Baseball: In 2008, Mike Montgomery and Trevor Bauer were Hart's starting pitchers

Back in 2008, Hart High's baseball team was pretty good. Its starting pitchers were future major leaguers Mike Montgomery and Trevor Bauer.

Allies of Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner spin the divorce backstory

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Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck may be done commenting publicly about their divorce, but that's not stopping the rest of the world and its army ... more

Should comedy hits start refraining from sequels?

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You'd have to make some significant script changes, or at least drink a lot of cocktails, to start confusing "Pitch Perfect 2" and "Ted 2." ... more

Europe reports West Nile virus case in Bulgaria

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Spain: Nearly 9 million visitors are expected in Barcelona this year, causing crowding and concerns from locals, particularly in popular areas like the old city, ... more

Stephen King's 'Drunken Fireworks' -- available only on audio

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Stephen King likes to play with delivery systems. In 1996, he wrote “The Green Mile” as a serial novel, publishing it in six monthly installments. Four ... more

The Rolling Stones announce touring rock 'n roll exhibit

​They're more accustomed to stadiums, but the Rolling Stones are coming to a London art gallery

Bobbi Kristina sued $730K for January car wreck

A Georgia motorist says he suffered spine, skull and facial fractures in a head-on collision with Brown

Enrique Iglesias arrested, charged in Miami traffic stop

The singer allegedly made two suspicious moves behind the wheel before being taken into custody

Jim Carrey slams California vaccine law

Carrey is causing a whole lot of controversy on Twitter

Critics can't say "no" to "Magic Mike XXL"

The second dance of Channing Tatum as "Magic" Mike Lane is a genuine audience pleaser

Some sunscreen ingredients can cause allergies

Products that protect from the sun cause reactions for some people

Restaurant meals can be as bad for you as fast food

Eating at home can save you hundreds of calories, researchers say

One-third of the world's people lack proper toilets

Hundreds of millions of people suffer from poor sanitation, global report says

Fireworks may trigger PTSD for some veterans

Fireworks exploding on the Fourth of July can have unintended consequences for some war veterans

Fireworks create toxic air

A new federal study says fireworks celebrations across the country can create a toxic brew of air pollution