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November 02, 2017 - 5:25 pm
(ATLANTA) -- A Georgia toddler desperately needs a kidney transplant, and his father was deemed the perfect match, but the operation was canceled due to the father's criminal record. Now, the little boy is fighting for his life as his family pleads for help. A.J. Burgess was born a month early and...
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(Dan West) Ohio University Assistant Professor Dan West with his wife of 24 years Vicki Seefeodt West.
November 02, 2017 - 3:24 pm
(ATHENS, Ohio) -- How do you know you're in love? It's an age-old question but one assistant professor's inspiring response has gone viral. Speech and debate coach Dan West, who teaches Introduction to Human Communication at Ohio University in Athens, spends one full day of his 400-person class...
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(Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando) Dogs at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando that have not yet been stored, stay in the Pawgwarts house.
November 02, 2017 - 2:25 pm
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- An animal shelter in Florida has sprinkled some Harry Potter -inspired magic into its dog adoption process. Dogs at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando are now being sorted into the same four Hogwarts houses made famous by J.K. Rowling’s book series. Much like the Sorting Hat did...
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November 01, 2017 - 6:48 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters to four companies on Wednesday that sell products online that claim to "prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure cancer without evidence to support these outcomes." According to the FDA, the sale of unapproved products can put...
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November 01, 2017 - 2:46 pm
(NEW YORK) -- More Americans are stressed by the future of the nation than ever before, the American Psychological Association's report "Stress in America." The survey found that 63 percent of Americans say the future of the country is "a very or somewhat significant cause of stress." That figure...
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November 01, 2017 - 1:54 pm
Several victims of Tuesday's terror attack in Lower Manhattan suffered serious trauma injuries to head, neck and back Watch the latest video at
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November 01, 2017 - 1:49 pm
The annual open enrollment period for ObamaCare starts on November 1. But for consumers signing up, health insurance plan options are shrinking. Here’s what the latest data and projections from Kaiser Family Foundation show. Watch the latest video at
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November 01, 2017 - 8:29 am
(NEW YORK) -- Thirty-nine years ago, two baby girls were switched in a hospital in the former Soviet republic of Moldova, but the families have just discovered the truth. The Lashtur family of Raleigh, North Carolina has found their daughter, still living in Russia, after a lifetime of rumors that...
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ABC News
November 01, 2017 - 7:50 am
(NEW YORK) -- For some parents, understanding the pressure of social media can be difficult, and as a result, some teens may feel they cannot talk to their parents about cyberbullying, body image problems and other struggles they face in their day-to-day life. "One of the hallmarks of adolescence...
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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
November 01, 2017 - 5:13 am
(ATLANTA) -- The youngest patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite in Georgia were dressed up in knitted costumes handmade for them by one of their nurses. Tara Fankhauser, a nurse with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, started the tradition of dressing up the babies last...
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