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October 26, 2017 - 12:44 pm
(SAN ANTONIO) -- The mother of a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained by Border Patrol agents after undergoing surgery is fighting to get her back. After undergoing gallbladder surgery Tuesday, federal agents refused to release Rosa Maria Hernandez back to her parents, sending her...
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October 26, 2017 - 10:27 am
(NEW YORK) -- A private Facebook group has helped its members lose a collective 4,000 pounds by offering tips, encouragement and community for men hoping to shed excess weight when they don't know where to start. Joshua LaJaunie, a self-described country boy from Louisiana, said he founded the "...
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October 26, 2017 - 7:19 am
(NEW YORK) -- The parents of a 13-year-old boy in a New York City suburb say that their son had to be hospitalized in order to treat the depression and eating disorder they say he developed after being bullied every day at school. Deirdre O'Brien of Garden City, New York, shared a powerful account...
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October 26, 2017 - 4:06 am
(NEW YORK) -- The babies in the neonatal ICUs at Advocate Children’s Hospitals in Oak Lawn and Park Ridge, Illinois, are their parents’ biggest treat this Halloween. To celebrate the spooky holiday, the hospital's tiniest patients took part in an epic costume contest to commemorate their very first...
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October 25, 2017 - 5:09 pm
(GALVESTON, Texas) -- Scores of Texans died when Hurricane Harvey unleashed a biblical storm with massive surgewaters and devastating wind gusts that punished the area. The rebuilding effort has also been difficult -- and tragic. On Oct. 16, a carpenter in Galveston, Texas, named Josue Zurita lost...
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(Nichole Herrera) Nichole Herrera of Corpus Christi, Texas, went viral with this Halloween-themed glow-in-the-dark manicure.
October 25, 2017 - 2:18 pm
(CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas) -- Nichole Herrera, a manicurist at Artistic Nails in Corpus Christi, Texas, has gained overnight fame for her insanely elaborate glow-in-the-dark The Nightmare Before Christmas -themed nail art. When she first started doing nails, “they were horrid,” Herrera, 29, told ABC...
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October 25, 2017 - 10:52 am
(NEW YORK) -- Parents have a new tool to track their child’s development. The Centers for Disease Control’s “Milestone Tracker” aims to give parents a way to keep tabs on developmental markers in their children and alert them to potential growth delays. The app features milestone checklists as well...
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October 25, 2017 - 8:41 am
(NEW YORK) -- A festive fall exercise fad that uses pumpkins as props to help you get toned in time for Halloween has taken social media by storm this year. Josey Greenwell, a trainer at Barry's Bootcamp, demonstrated four simple moves live on " Good Morning America " that can help get your body in...
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October 24, 2017 - 8:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Mothers across the world seem to respond to their infants crying in similar ways, according to a new study, suggesting that some instincts may be hard-wired into the brains of new moms. The findings may help answer many new parent questions and help guide research to prevent child...
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October 24, 2017 - 5:45 pm
(DESTIN, Fla.) -- A pair of twins from Florida are pulling off an adorable rendition of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" this Halloween. Charlie Willis, 1, is going as Ferris Bueller, and his brother, Row Willis, is dressing as Ferris' best friend, Cameron Frye. Mom Lauren Willis of Destin, Florida,...
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